Hyderabad, India -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/25/2014 -- Catalyzer Startup Accelerator announced the launch of the Startup 101 Accelerator Program. Catalyzer is India’s business accelerator focused on creating an innovation ecosystem for startups in technology, non-technology and social enterprises. Its goal is to speed the time to market and lower the barriers to entry for entrepreneurs and early stage companies working on commercial and non-profit next-generation products and services.
The Startup 101 Accelerator Program begins in June 2014 and will run through September for 101 days culminating in investors demo day at Catalyzer campus in Hyderabad, India.
Through the accelerator’s 101 days program, Catalyzer will provide invited participants with seed funding, technology & business guidance, including access to expert mentors from India & US at its Hyderabad campus in India.
“As an organization that supports startup entrepreneurs across all stages of growth, we see the greatest need for guidance from mentors at the earliest stages. For this reason, we're excited to be partnering with mentors in India and US in the launch of this accelerator program that can help provide the selected companies to identify the right opportunities and resources to continue along their development path and increase their likelihood of success,” said Sunil Mayreddy, Co-founder at Catalyzer Startup Accelerator.
“The dramatic reduction in the cost of starting a new business, especially in technology space has enabled the business community to address an increasingly broad range of opportunities. We’re excited to foster the next generation of innovators working in areas as diverse as agriculture, education, environment, healthcare, mobile & web apps, enterprise software and software-as-service. Catalyzer Startup 101 Accelerator Program will make it easier for these startups to validate and create applications and bring these solutions to market successfully.” said Dr. Madhulika, Director of Catalyzer Startup Accelerator.
In addition to funding, technology access and mentorship, accelerator participants will have access to Catalyzer’s network partner support services including financial modeling, forecasting, legal, technology transfer support and pitch preparation support. They will also receive perks from our partner networks in form of hosting, marketing, etc.
Through a competitive process, Catalyzer Startup 101 Accelerator Program will select up to ten teams to participate in 101 days session. Applications are due May 5, 2014 for the inaugural session that begins June 8, 2014. To apply, visit http://catalyzer.co/startup-programs .
Catalyzer (www.catalyzer.co) is an early stage Startup Accelerator & Commune based in India. We work with prospective entrepreneurs through a mentorship driven accelerator program based on systems theory to facilitate accelerated learning through appropriate research methodology and data analysis.
Catalyzer accepts teams with innovative ideas and helps them grow by providing access to seed funding, office space, mentors (usually entrepreneurs who have gone through the startup struggling phase), and connections to experts in industry, academia and investors; all resources startups might otherwise struggle to find.
Catalyzer Startup Accelerator focuses on startups in Technology -mobile, internet, telecom, etc., Non-technology- education, environment, healthcare, nutrition, hospitality & design and enterprises creating social capital (for profit / non-profit).
Catalyzer Startup 101 Accelerator Program: June 8 through September 17, 2014
Due date for applications: May 5, 2014
For further details, contact:
Sunil Mayreddy, Co-founder
Catalyzer Startup Accelerator