Amrita TBI Pitch Fest 2017 – Bengaluru

AMRITA TBI PITCH FEST 2017 – is one of the prestigious platforms in India for aspiring entrepreneurs who is passionate to see their ideas taking wings. With an investment bucket of USD$ 200,000 this year also Amrita TBI is all set to provide the biggest opportunity for them. is extremely privileged to be one of the associate partners with Amrita Pitchfest 2017.  A brief detail on the event is furnished below for you

Launch your startup at Amrita TBI PitchFest 2017

Do you have a great innovative idea or product and are looking for funding?

Amrita TBI Pitchfest is a platform for startups to showcase their ideas, qualify to receive a total seed investment up to USD 200,000 and get incubation space at Amrita TBI.

Pitchfest is a unique initiative by Amrita TBI and partnered by Govt. of India, AWS, YourStory, Ankur Capital and FreshersWorld to find the most promising startups in India. Amrita TBI was listed among the Top-5 most prolific incubators for 2014-15 in the country by The Economic Times.

Total seed investment outlay up to USD 200,000.

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Submission Deadline: January 7, 2017
Event Date: January 28 – 29th, 2017

Venue: Bengaluru

Some of the notable judges and speakers from the past editions of the event include Esther Dyson (a long-time catalyst of start-ups in IT in the US), Tanushree Deb Burma (Director, IT and BT, Government of Karnataka), Padmaja Ruparel (President, Indian Angel Network), Anirudh Sharma (Co-Head, MIT Media Lab India Initiative), Abhinav Chaturvedi(VP, Accel Partners, Ramesh R (Venture Capitalist, Artiman Capital), Sudhir Sarma (CEO, Flamenco Tech).

The top 30 selected startups will go through a half-day mentorship program on Jan 28th and will end with the selection of the Top 13 startups.

On the second day, the Top-13 startups will pitch in front of an elite panel of investors and C-level executives:

Pitch will comprise of two parts for a total of 20 minutes:

1. A 10 minute time slot for pitching the idea.
2. A 10 minute time slot for questions by the panel.

Qualified startups will be selected for the Amrita Accelerator program and will be informed separately. To know more about the Amrita Accelerator program, please click here.

Top three contenders will be announced and will qualify for a total seed investment of USD 200,000 by Amrita TBI.

Amrita TBI will complete the required due-diligence on the finalists and provide seed investments for qualified startups. Amrita TBI will provide infrastructure and incubation services at low cost across three cities- Bengaluru, Coimbatore and Kollam.The startups can also opt to be a virtual incubatee and can operate from anywhere in India.

All non-finalists have the opportunity to avail incubation facility at any of Amrita TBI locations.

Amrita TBI ( is a non-profit technology business incubator supported by DST, Govt. of India and Amrita University. Amrita TBI funds, mentors and nurtures ideas, startups and entrepreneurs. The incubator has incubated 54 startups, mentored 216 startup ideas and has had 0% loss from its investments.  Bring your Ideas to Life. Launch your startup at Amrita TBI PitchFest.

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