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Startup India - MTS Innovation Challenge

Invest India & MTS (Startup Hub) join hands to scout for technology-based startups that have developed a  product that can solve major problems in fields including:

- Fintech

- HR Tech

- Internet of Things

- B2C Digital Products

- Soft / SaaS for E-commerce 

A startup can select the relevant sector and further apply for any of the two problem statements listed in that sector. 

Eligibility Criteria


You already have a viable product or ready-to-deploy technology


The value of the product is confirmed by real customers


Revenue prediction is more than US$5M per year after 3-5 years


At least one key team member who is ready to participate in Moscow-based sessions


July 15:

Applications deadline date

July 31:

The top solutions providers will be selected in Phase I who will further pitch to the Evaluation committee 

August 01 - 10:

The selected startups from Phase I will then interact through VC / phone call / meet the evaluation committee for a one-on-one pitching round

August 15:

Announcement of up to 5 Final winners on the Startup India Hub

Here Is What You Get!

Pilot Project:

Up to 3 months of paid pilot opportunity with MTS StartUp Hub for up to INR 540,000 

a. Individual work with business customers from MTS to finalize the product

b. Access to MTS corporate resources: co-working, cloud services etc

c. After a successful pilot project, we mutually decide on the best long-term cooperation model

Travel Grant:

Get Travel Grant up to INR 216,400


2 months of highly intensive work to accelerate your product using MTS industry expertise at MTS, Moscow

a. Workshops and product feedback sessions from experts

b. Access to education materials

c. Individual focus on your product development with trackers and business customers from MTS

d. Demo Day with the participation of MTS top-management and external experts

Startups, whose pilot will be successful, will be able to qualify for investments in the amount of US$ 500,000 to US$ 1,000,000.

Apply Now

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