Do you meet the criteria?


We are looking to select up to 10 high growth Agtech, Cleantech or Socialtech companies that have originated in NSW and have an established product or service ready to prototype and launch in the Indian market.

Stage of Growth


We will consider both established startups and scaleups. Applicants are required to nominate the category under which they wish to be considered.

Startups

You have a minimum of 6 - 12 months in the market. You have an established product/service offering, or are in the midst of launching an MVP or Pilot with early evidence of traction. Specifically, you would be able to show the following:

  • Clear product/service offering
  • A business model and rationale for market entry into India
  • A proven need in India for your product/service – clear problem statement your product/service offering will try to solve in India

Note: we are not looking for ideas or concepts. Your business must have an existing product or service offering that can be built on during the program to achieve market readiness for India.

Scaleups

You have at least 12 - 36 months in the market. You are in or entering the growth phase of your business. You have customers in the domestic market and/or an established pipeline of international customers. Specifically, you would be able to show the following:

  • Clear product/service offering
  • A business model and rationale for market entry into India
  • A proven need in India for your product/service – clear problem statement your product/service offering will try to solve in India
  • Initial understanding of the Indian market
  • Initial research to understand your customer segmentation, channels and customer relationships
  • Initial financial projections and operational plans to back the idea of expansion

Sector Focus


Priority will be given to businesses working within the following sectors, which are exhibiting high growth in India and have been identified as areas where there is high potential for collaboration, shared learnings and business between NSW and India:

Priority sectors

  • Agtech - technology that impacts the agricultural value chain
  • Cleantech - technology that impacts energy production, transmission, distribution and/or demand side energy efficiency
  • Socialtech - any technology that creates measurable social/environmental impact

Other sectors

We will also accept a limited number of applications from other emerging sectors that are are likely to experience a period of strong growth. These sectors may include, but are not limited to:

  • Food and water sector (in addition to agtech)
  • EdTech
  • HealthTech
  • SafetyTech
  • TravelTech
  • Media and entertainment

Team Commitment


We are looking for a young, established and committed team with the following:

Eligibility requirements


  • You can commit to the 12-month program
  • You are able and willing to travel to Sydney for workshops and program events
  • You are able and willing to travel to India
  • You are based on NSW (you have a NSW ABN)

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