The Startup Launcher Program is jointly offered by ASPIRE at University of Hyderabad (UoH) and The Entrepreneur Zone–TEZ (A Startup Accelerator). While ASPIRE, a not-for-profit organization, manages the innovation and entrepreneurial activities at the UoH through the incubation of startups, TEZ, mentors and accelerates the startups by giving them critical business inputs to launch and scale up. The part-time, weekend program, which runs over 3-months, is a combination of Masterclasses and one-on-one mentorship (both online & offline).

The program covers – PoC/ Idea/ Market Validation, Customer Discovery, Business Models, MVP, Regulatory Compliances, Go-to-Market Strategy, Finance & Funding, Business Plan & Pitch deck. Well known Entrepreneurs/Investors & Academicians will mentor the budding entrepreneurs through a structured program. Students, Researchers, Innovators, SMEs, Professionals, Techies, Consultants, etc, can apply for the program. This program has mentored and supported 200+ aspiring entrepreneurs & startups.

The new batch/cohort will begin on 4th June–27th August, 2022. Selection will be on the basis of the business idea presented/traction achieved.

The last date for receiving applications is extended to 8th May 2022.

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