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CSVP x BRINC, INDIA

Enterprise NEXT

Overview

The ENTERPRISE NEXT Accelerator Program is a partnership between Brinc and Cornerstone Ventures (CSVP) to identify, mentor, and invest in promising Enterprise Tech companies. 

Accepted startups will receive training, mentorship, and monetary investment of US$100,000, with some eligible for post-program funding of up to US$500,000 from CSVP. Technology program partner Microsoft for Startups will provide a range of credits and services to participants valued at up to US$150,000. Further, additional perks from business and tech partners valued at around US$100,000 will be available to teams.

CSVP is amongst a few thematic funds in India focused on a market shift and is positioning itself to become a leader in the global SaaS market. With this in mind, the ENTERPRISE NEXT Accelerator Program will further enable innovators in the ecosystem who are working in:

  • Enabling new business models
  • Seamless interactions and engagements with consumers and stakeholders (particularly in the Web3 ecosystem)
  • Facilitating faster and more secure transactions across the value-chain (leveraging blockchain infrastructure and tokenization)
  • Helping future enterprises achieve carbon neutrality 
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Technology Partner

Who we're looking for

We are looking for enterprise tech solutions solving significant business problems and delivering proven value at a global scale.

Focus Areas (Including but not limited to)

  • Financial Tech.
  • Retail / E-commerce Tech.
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Tech.
  • Health Care Tech.
  • Sector Agnostic Tech. Platforms – AI/ML, Web 3.0/Metaverse/NFT, Advanced Data Sciences

Eligibility

  • Incorporated entity
  • At least two full-time founders
  • TRL 4+ with supporting data

Evaluation Criteria

  • Annual gigaton-scale emissions reduction potential
  • Techno-economic model at 1M ton scale
  • Do no harm ecological solutions

How startups benefit

Curriculum highlights

  • Product development and evaluation support
  • Technical coaching in groups and 1-on-1 mentoring from
    enterprise leaders
  • Data Management and Analytics support
  • Develop a clear messaging and branding strategy
  • Understand what key business metrics best communicate progress
  • Develop meaningful partnerships and connections with mentors 
  • Build a network of potential customers/users, as well as media, corporate, and investor contacts
  • Formulate a viable fundraising strategy and related assets to maximize odds of success
  • Meet pre-vetted investors within Brinc’s global network

1. Commercialization

Providing educational content to startups designed to prepare them for future commercial opportunities in Asia while facilitating commercial opportunities through CSVP and Brinc’s network.

  • Facilitated introductions to Brinc and CSVP’s network
    of tech corporations and distributors.
  • Support with commercial negotiations and business
    development
  • Defining market entry, expansion, and business growth
    strategies
  • Marketing & Pricing

 

2. Technical Development

Providing education on enterprise tech best practices as well as access to technical mentors and development vendors in Brinc and
CSVP’s network.

  • Product development and evaluation support
  • Technical coaching in groups and 1-on-1 mentoring from
    enterprise leaders
  • Data Management and Analytics support

 

3. Fundraising

Educating startups on fundraising best practices, and equipping them with financial tools, and tailored introductions to CSVP’s and
Brinc’s investor network.

  • Investor demo day
  • Investor matchmaking
  • Angel investor pitch sessions
  • Cash Flow and financial modelling
  • Data Room and reporting
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What to expect

Our Offer

Investment Ticket: US$100,000

Advisory Shares: Negotiable

CSVP invests US$100,000 in exchange for equity. On successful completion of the program, some startups may receive an additional investment of US$500,000 from CSVP. The program will conclude with a demo day, at which several investors, potential customers and enterprise leaders will participate.

Please note

  • We invest in startups that are based in India or focus on the Indian market.
  • Startups do not have to be based in the program’s location.
  • At least 2 co-founders with relevant industry experience and a clear roadmap.
  • Scalable and defined business model with high growth potential.
  • Fundraising traction.
  • A company/startup must be incorporated.
  • Minimum requirements for the startup stage: POC Achieved / Successful Pilots Stage
  • Preferred: Early Revenues / Paying Customers (min. $100k+ ARR/min. 5 customers)
  • Startups successfully accepted into our accelerator program will need to pay a US$20,000 participation fee to Brinc for the program. The program fee is used to cover our operations expenses and does not come out of pocket and it’s never charged before the startup receives investment. This fee can be settled after the investment has been deployed.The program is 100% online and remote. There is no need to be physically present in the location for the duration of the program.
  • The program is 100% online and remote. There is no need to be physically present in the location for the duration of the program.
 

CSVP invests US$100,000 in exchange for equity. On successful completion of the program, some startups may receive an additional investment of US$500,000 from CSVP. The program will conclude with a demo day, at which several investors, potential customers and enterprise leaders will participate.

The program gets each project investor-ready by providing funding, education, mentorship, network access, and other support to navigate challenging milestones common to many as they scale their business.

We provide:

1. Commercialization

Providing educational content to startups designed to prepare them
for future commercial opportunities in Asia while facilitating
commercial opportunities through CSVP and Brinc’s network.

  1. Facilitated introductions to Brinc and CSVP’s network
    of tech corporations and distributors.
  2. Support with commercial negotiations and business
    development.
  3. Defining market entry, expansion, and business growth
    strategies
  4. Marketing & Pricing


2. Technical Development

Providing education on enterprise tech best practices as well as
access to technical mentors and development vendors in Brinc and
CSVP’s network.

  1. Product development and evaluation support
  2. Technical coaching in groups and 1-on-1 mentoring from
    enterprise leaders
  3. Data Management and Analytics support


3. Fundraising

Educating startups on fundraising best practices, and equipping them
with financial tools, and tailored introductions to CSVP’s and
Brinc’s investor network.

  1. Investor demo day
  2. Investor matchmaking
  3. Angel investor pitch sessions
  4. Cash Flow and financial modelling
  5. Data Room and reporting

Investment Verticals

The CSVP x Brinc Enterprise Tech. Accelerator invests in enterprise tech solutions solving significant business problems and delivering proven value at a global scale.

  1. Financial Tech.
  2. Retail / E-commerce Tech.
  3. Logistics/Supply Chain Tech.
  4. Health Care Tech.
  5. Sector Agnostic Tech. Platforms – AI/ML, Web 3.0/Metaverse/NFT, Advanced Data Sciences

Application Requirements

  • We invest in startups that are based in India or focus on the Indian market.
  • Startups do not have to be based in the program’s location.
  • At least 2 co-founders with relevant industry experience and a clear roadmap.
  • Scalable and defined business model with high growth potential.
  • Fundraising traction.
  • A company/startup must be incorporated.
  • Minimum requirements for the startup stage: POC Achieved / Successful Pilots Stage
  • Preferred: Early Revenues / Paying Customers (min. $100k+ ARR/min. 5 customers)
  • Applications for the upcoming spring cohort close on January 10th, 2023
 

Program Requirements

Startups successfully accepted into our accelerator program will need to pay a US$20,000 participation fee to Brinc for the program. The program fee is used to cover our operations expenses and does not come out of pocket and it’s never charged before the startup receives investment. This fee can be settled after the investment has been deployed.

The program is 100% online and remote. There is no need to be physically present in the location for the duration of the program.

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Applications are now open! Apply by , 2021.

 

 

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Mix business with purpose

We create value for our portfolio companies and our ecosystem partners by facilitating mutually beneficial partnerships.

Global diverse talent

Our seasoned team of advisors from diverse backgrounds is critical for your long-term success, delivering value and supporting our founders on their journey to building profitable companies whilst addressing some of the world’s most pressing issues.

Our Team

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Bashar Aboudaoud

Co-Founder & COO, Brinc
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Hari Krishnan

Operations Manager, Brinc India
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Karan Keswani

Managing Director, Brinc India
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Nikkhil Srinivaas

Senior Program Manager, Brinc India

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Abdul Salim

CEO, NUMMERO
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Amal PS

Founder & CEO Keito Inc, Chief Growth Officer, Mirraw
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Anshad Ameenza

Group CTO, President Innovation Incubator India
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Anurag Srivastava

GM - Asia Pacific and Japan, Pindrop
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Ashutosh Vaidya

Vice Chairman, ACN Healthcare
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Ashwin Dias

Global Head of Vehicles & Electrification, Uber
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Bhavish Sood

Partner, Modulor Capital
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Chintan Oza

Regional Director - India, Founder Institute
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Darya Yegorina

Founder, CleverBooks
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Dr. Mark Siebert

Director, DataUnion Foundation
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Flavia Richardson

CCO, Velocity Group
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Hemal Patel

Advisor & Investor
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Ian Hunter

CEO, RHFHub Limited
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Kesavan

CoFounder & CEO, ishield.ai
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Kaustubh Patekar

Founder, ProdZen
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Mahesh Srivastava

CTO, Louisa
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Manish Dureja

MD, MarKey Smart Chain
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Manu Parpia

VIce Chairman, ACN Healthcare
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Manuel Messner

CEO, Mazing GmbH
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Mary Laniyan

Mentor, Ovilan Consulting Ltd
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Michael Akampa

Managing Partner, Equator Partners
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Nikolet Zwart

Lawyer, BioLegal
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Nitin Goel

Business Strategy Head & Consultant, sKarn Robotics
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Peter Kolarov

CEO, Crayonic
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Piyush Akhouri

Co-Founder, Bridgentech
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Prashant Lamba

CEO, Phonologies India
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Prateek Suraj

Vice President, Technology ZunRoof Tech Pvt Ltd
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Quah Wei

CEO & Co-Founder, Accredify
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Ranjit Sankar

Principal Consultant (Digital Business Transformation & Emerging Technologies), GrepDigital
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Samudragupta Talukdar

Founder & CEO, Cognilements Pvt. Ltd.
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Sandhya Vasudevan

Managing Director, ex-Deutsche Bank Group
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Sayantan Mookherjee

Founder, 221 B Baker ST.
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Shubhradeep Nandi

CEO and Chief Data Scientist, Dvara Solutions
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Sridhar Pandurangiah

Founder & CTO, Sastra Technologies Private Ltd
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Sudhakar Suga

Founder & CEO, Starlly Solutions Private Ltd
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Subir Agrawal

Managing Director, Nukebox Studios Pvt Ltd
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Tahir Mahmood

Founder & CTO, Tiqniat Ltd
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Tomas Svoboda

Managing Partner, Tagator SA
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Udit Goenka

Founder & CEO, PitchGround & Firstsales.io
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Vaishnavi Reddy

Founder & CEO, OriginUX Studio

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