AIC Nitte Pre-incubation Training Program is designed to support the Ideation-stage & Early-stage startups to understand and implement the fundamentals of a startup venture and come out with a structured Business Model, Pitch Deck and the ability to share their business idea effectively. The program consists of online training sessions that helps thier startup by building more clarity and being customer-focused.
Students & working professionals with Startup Aspirations or scalable Ideas
Founders with Idea or Early-Stage Venture
The duration of the program is 10 weeks, and every week 2 hours of online(virtual) training sessions will be conducted.
Developing Entrepreneurial Mindset
Design Thinking - Think, Ideate, Prototype
Market Analysis & Competitor Analysis
Business Model Canvas
Project Management & Product Management
Building MVP of your startup
Sales & Marketing
Build a Basic Financial Plan & Legal compliance for Your Startup
Building Business plan and Pitch Deck - Activity
The program is provided free of charge to support early-stage founders.
Startups enrolled in the program will have around a 3-month period to develop a Business Model, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), and Pitch Deck.
Founders are required to be committed to their idea full-time and must demonstrate the ability and entrepreneurial mindset to build and grow an organization. We are looking to support startup founders with innovative ideas, solution-driven, scalable, and self-sustainable.
Yes, we accept applications from solo founders as well. Founders can choose to continue their journey on their own or add co-founders in future, we will be happy to connect with the co-founders in our network.
We recommend that at least one of the co-founders attend all the sessions and activities as part of the pre-incubation training program.
You should only submit one idea that demonstrates innovation, a solution-oriented approach, scalability, and sustainability. You are welcome to apply the course content to multiple ideas or switch your idea during the course. Please note that each applicant is limited to one idea submission.
Sure. To increase your chances of selection, please let us know about any updates on your progress since your last application.
The program aims to support early-stage startups from all regions of the country and we are sector agnostic.
Upon successful completion of the training program, you will earn an e-certificate of participation. Please note your active participation and engagement during the program is taken into consideration.
Upon completion of the program you will be eligible for Incubation support, followed by potential funding through SISFS and Investor Networks.