ELEVATE

ELEVATE 100

ELEVATE 100, an initiative of the Department of Information Technology and Biotechnology, Government of Karnataka aims to provide a comprehensive entrepreneurship platform for startups.

The event was envisioned to provide startups the necessary boost at various stages through funding or mentoring as key enablers.
It was intended to identify 100 innovative start-ups in Karnataka, who would be given Government support to scale up their product or solution so that they can elevate to the next level.

In this regard, the event- “Elevate 100” dedicated to the Startups was organized on 29th – 30th August, 2017, at Bengaluru. The event was organized in association with Knowledge Partners like TiE-Bangalore (The Indus Entrepreneurs) and Deshpande Foundation.

Selection process was done with the help of TiE-Bangalore (The Indus Entrepreneurs), Deshpande Foundation, IESA (India Electronics and Semiconductor Association), ABLE (Association of Biotech Led Enterprises), ABAI (Association of Bangalore Animation Industry) etc., Industry Experts, Investors, Academia and domain experts from various fields formed the grand jury who shortlisted and identified the top 100+ start-ups.

Operational Guidelines approved by Govt. for Idea2POC scheme has been adopted for selection and monitoring process.

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Selection Process

Online applications were invited from eligible startups across the state through the website www.elevate.bengaluruite.biz

Startup Cell, KBITS, Department of IT & BT did the first level of screening by looking for the eligibility criteria and data sufficiency in the online application form. Further to that, the online applications were segregated based on the district (area) and given to TiE [Bangalore] and Deshpande Foundation for conducting the initial screening.

The information to judges and NDA & NCI format with scoring parameters were given to Knowledge partners of the event like TiE & Deshpande Foundation, to do the initial screening.

Shortlisted applicants were called and made to present before the Panel of jury at multi-city pitch locations like Bengaluru, Hubballi, Kalburgi, Mysuru and Mangaluru. The jury members for multi-city pitching held at Bengaluru, Mangaluru, & Mysuru region were nominated by TiE Bangalore and for Hubballi & Kalaburgi region were nominated by Deshpande Foundation.

Finally, 300+ startups were selected to participate in the Grand Finale pitching event during the Elevate100 held on 29th August, 2017, at Bengaluru.

After the final pitch in the Elevate event, 111 innovative startups were identified for Government support to scale up their product or solution to the next level.

The selection process on 29th of August 2017 was taken up with the help of TiE-Bangalore, IESA, ABLE, ABAI and Deshpande Foundation. Jury members were nominated by these associations comprising of Industry Experts, Investors and Academia.

Out of the 111 startups declared as winners the Steering Committee for Elevate and Idea2PoC Evaluation Committee recommended 87 startups for grant fund under IDEA2PoC Grant Scheme amounting to Rs. 19.78 Lakhs, and the rest of the 23 startups were recommended for non-grant support like providing pilot opportunities with other Government departments or Private Organizations, reference to Venture Funds, reference to Incubators/ Accelerators, and Mentoring etc.

Winners List
5W Ventures Pvt. ltd Mygram Connect Pvt Ltd
AADYAH Aerospace Pvt Ltd Native Puppets Animation Studio
AFTERGLOW TECH(OPC) Pvt Ltd NayaGaadi
AISSEL TECHNOLOGIES Pvt Ltd Nexus 3D
Ameliorate Biotech Pvt Ltd NIRAMAI Health Analytix Pvt Ltd
AMVICUBE NoPo Nanotechnologies India Pvt Ltd
ANB Fuels Pvt Ltd Nymble Labs
Anekastra Software Technologies Pvt ltd Olivewear Pvt. Ltd.
AptEner Mechatronics Pvt Ltd Openwater.in Pvt Ltd
ARKSA RESEARCH LABS Pvt Ltd ParkingRhino Online Services Pvt. Ltd.
ATRIMED BIO-TECH LLP PathShodh Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Bellatrix Aerospace Pvt Ltd Personal Air Quality Systems Pvt Ltd
BIGSOLV ADVANCED LABS Pvt Ltd Perspectiv Labs Pvt Ltd
Biodesign Innovation Labs Pvt Ltd Project Mudra (Thinkerbell Labs Pvt Ltd)
Bitgram Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Quick Logi Technologies
Breathe Applied Sciences Pvt. Ltd. QuNu Labs Pvt. Ltd.
Cardiac Design Labs Pvt Ltd R2 PRO Pvt. Ltd.
Chigru Innovations OPC Pvt Ltd RDL Technologies Pvt Ltd
Chronosphere Technologies Pvt. Ltd. RETISENSE TECH INDIA Pvt Ltd
Clean Bill of Health Pvt Ltd Sascan Meditech Pvt Ltd
Coeo Labs Scalend Technologies
DataGlen Technologies Pvt Ltd Scapic
DENOVO BIOLABS PVT. LTD. Scintilla Bio-MARC Pvt. Ltd.
EFLIGHT (Ghagan Aviation Pvt Ltd) SIAMAF Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Ethnus Technologies SkyKrafts Aerospace Pvt Ltd
Fyle Snaptrude Technologies Pvt Ltd
Geek Labs Spookfish Innovations Pvt Ltd
GingerMind Technologies Pvt Ltd Str8bat Sport Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd
Green Robot Machinery Pvt Ltd String Bio Pvt Ltd
Happy Reliable Surgeries Pvt. ltd.(OPC) SYmbosim Simulations Pvt. Ltd
Havstruck Solutions Pvt Ltd Tactile Education Services Pvt. Ltd.
Hublin Enterprises TagBox Solutions Pvt Ltd
i-byk TenXer Technologies Pvt Limited
InnoDI Water Treatment Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Touchetech labs pvt ltd
Intellicar Telematics Pvt Ltd. TrakRay Innovations Pvt.Ltd
iosynth labs Pvt Ltd Trashcon
Jankaar Initiatives Varnaaz Technologies
JK Nanosolutions Vipragen Biosciences Pvt. Ltd.
Jouska Tech Pvt Ltd VNIR Biotechnologies Pvt Ltd
LAB4LIFE BIORESEARCH PVT LTD Vphore Labs Pvt Ltd
M/S NIRNAL WATER FILTER WeTrunk IT Solutions Pvt Ltd
Maantrika Studios Eventosour
Magveh Energy Recovery Systems Pvt. Ltd. GRAPHENE NANO INNOVATIONS PVT LTD
Meladath Auto Components Pvt Ltd
ELEVATE CALL 2

ELEVATE CALL 2, an initiative of the Department of Information Technology and Biotechnology, Government of Karnataka aims to provide a comprehensive entrepreneurship platform for startups working in the sectors of AVGC, Tourism, Agriculture and Kannada & Culture.

The event was envisioned to provide startups the necessary boost at various stages through funding or mentoring as key enablers.

It was intended to identify the most innovative startups of Karnataka in the sectors Agriculture, AVGC, Tourism & Kannada and Culture, who would be given Government support to scale up their product or solution so that they can elevate to the next level.

In this regard, the event- “Elevate Call 2” dedicated to the Startups was organized on 28th & 30th December, 2017, at Bengaluru. The event was organized in association with Implementation Partner, KPMG.

Selection process was done with the help of Industry Experts, Investors, Academia and domain experts from various fields who formed the grand jury for Round 1 & 2 and who shortlisted and identified the top Startups.

Operational Guidelines approved by Govt. for Idea2POC scheme has been adopted for selection and monitoring process.

Selection Process

Online applications were invited from eligible startups across the state through the website www.elevate.bengaluruite.biz. Around 368 applications were received for this event.

Startup Cell, KBITS, Department of IT & BT and Implementation Partner had done the first level of screening by looking for the eligibility criteria and data sufficiency in the online application form.

An eminent jury consisting of industry representatives from relevant backgrounds did shortlist the applicants to the next round based on 5 parameters by looking into the application form and pitch decks submitted by startups. Shortlisted applicants were notified via email to the primary email id provided by the applicant in the online application form on being selected for the final round.

Finally, 112 startups were selected to participate in the Grand Finale pitching event during the Elevate Call 2 held on 28th and 30th of December, 2017, at GoK Nasscom Startup Warehouse, Bengaluru.

After the final pitch in the Elevate event, 57 innovative startups were identified for Government support to scale up their product or solution to the next level.

The list of Grand Jury who conducted the Final Selection was placed before the Steering Committee for Elevate and Idea2PoC Evaluation committee.

Out of the 57 startups declared as winners the Steering Committee for Elevate and Idea2PoC Evaluation Committee recommended 43 startups for grant fund under IDEA2PoC Grant Scheme amounting to Rs. 628 Lakhs.

Winners List
AgriApp Technologies pvt.Ltd Kanaada Phonetics
Wide Mobility Mechatronics Pvt. Ltd. Gnani Innovations Private Limited.
Farms2Fork Technogies Pvt. LTd. Courseloka Learning Private Limited
Pradwan Technologies Pvt ltd SUNTREE INDIA SOLUTIONS PRIVATE LIMITED
SANSAAVI BIORESEARCH PRIVATE LIMITED Buzzmedia technologies
KALPASTHANA LIFE CARE PRODUCTS PRIVATE LIMITED Bharathi Heritage Private limited
Bioman Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Horse Men
Zazu Wildlife Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Mudskipper
Woolly Farms Pvt ltd Sower Pictures Private Limited
REDBOT INNOVATIONS PVT LTD Campmonk LLP
TradeDoot Agriculture Marketing Solutions Private Limited Talking Street LLP
KRISHI ORGANIC PRODUCTS PRIVATE LIMITED Travelspice Now Pvt. Ltd.
Jivabhumi Agri Tech Private Limited RepRecom Solutions Private Limited
IndigoFish Eco Farms Pvt Ltd Mankutimma Enterprises Private Limited
Happy Farmer Labs Wicked Ride Adventure Services Pvt Ltd
Hypernova Interactive Technology Pvt. Ltd Vinnovations LLP
Happy Adda Studios Private Limited ReArk Digital Preservations Pvt Ltd
DTlabz R&D Pvt. Ltd. ROMR
QtPi Pvt Ltd Icycle Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Nirmita Entertainment VIVRT Motors Private Limited
Next Change Films Crest Consulting
Brewed Digital Media Services Pvt. Ltd.
ELEVATE 2018

ELEVATE 2018, an initiative of the Department of Information Technology and Biotechnology, Government of Karnataka aims to provide a comprehensive entrepreneurship platform for Startups.

The call for applications under ELEVATE 2018 was open for 18 days open from 28th June, 2018 to 15th July, 2018 during which a total of 645 applications were received.

Process

At Stage 1, these applications were screened for the eligibility criteria as per Karnataka Startup Policy 2015-2020 and 598 eligible Startups were evaluated during the Stage 2 which was offline evaluation done by the eminent jury recommended by the industry associations and ecosystem partners like ABAI, ABLE, TiE, NASSCOM, IESA, KLE Tech University, Derbi Foundation etc.

Out of 598 applications, top 500 based on their score were shortlisted for Stage 3 and were called for an in-person presentation at multicity pitching locations at Mysuru, Mangalore, Hubballi, Kalaburagi and Bengaluru held from 30th July to 9th August 2018.

After compiling all the scores of multicity pitching round, top 250 Startups were shortlisted based on their scores and were invited for the Grand Finale. A preparatory session curated by our Advisory Partner PwC was organized on 14th Aug 2018 for all the finalists to help and guide them for the final round.

The finalists were called for an in-person pitch in front of Grand Jury during the final round held on 10th Sept 2018, at Hotel Radisson blu (Atria) on the 1st day of Elevate2018. 77 Startups were selected by the Jury for Government grant.

The Idea2PoC Evaluation Committee recommended all 77 Startups for grant fund under IDEA2PoC Grant Scheme amounting to Rs. 1833 Lakhs

List
  1. Skyfire Applied Intelligence Pvt Ltd
  2. Steradian Semiconductors Pvt Ltd
  3. Nautilus Hearing Solutions Pvt Ltd
  4. Synapptra Technologies
  5. Kaaya Tech Inc
  6. Ingo Electric Pvt Ltd
  7. Kidvento Education And Research Pvt Ltd
  8. Beugle Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd
  9. Mountblue Technologies Pvt Ltd
  10. Stanzatek Solutions Llp
  11. Kyntox Biotech India Pvt Ltd
  12. Galoretx Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
  13. Geniron Biolabs Pvt Ltd
  14. Wealthstatus Technologies Pvt Ltd
  15. Ayam Studios Pvt Ltd
  16. Vgminds Techstudios Pvt Ltd
  17. Inferencia Logic Pvt Ltd
  18. Mercuri Biotechnologies Pvt Ltd
  19. Simyog Technology Pvt Ltd
  20. Adapative Agri Tech Solution Pvt Ltd
  21. Harness Design And Simulation Aid
  22. Leaf Box Technologies Pvt Ltd
  23. Bombay Play
  24. Vaultedge Software
  25. Jubeln Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
  26. Lazy Design
  27. Lab To Market Innovations Pvt Ltd
  28. Digisoft Innovations Pvt Ltd
  29. Swazuna Technologies Pvt Ltd
  30. Agbot
  31. Gamelore India Pvt Ltd
  32. 3veni Tech Pvt Ltd
  33. Wallter Systems Pvt Ltd
  34. Codonbio
  35. Olive Energy
  36. Acculi Labs Pvt Ltd
  37. Freshboxx Services Pvt Ltd
  38. Dipitr Technologies Pvt Ltd
  39. Co3 Structural Systems
  40. Abee Research Labs Pvt Ltd
  41. Genio Solutions Llp
  42. Agricultour
  43. Aavish Technologies
  44. Dwail Pvt Ltd
  45. Lifysignals Technology Pvt Ltd
  46. Filmfreak India Pvt Ltd
  47. Azooka Life Sciences Llp
  48. Udma Technologies Pvt Ltd
  49. Fermedicius Labs
  50. Spacenos Technologies Pvt Ltd
  51. Transhelp Technologies Pvt Ltd
  52. Gamatics India Pvt Ltd
  53. Trakd
  54. Microchip Payments Pvt Ltd
  55. Toolyt
  56. 8worksera Remote Work Opportunities Pvt Ltd
  57. Sanohub Technologies Pvt Ltd
  58. Jungroo Learning Pvt Ltd
  59. Letstagon
  60. Sensfix Technologies Pvt Ltd
  61. Corover Pvt Ltd
  62. Iotracx
  63. Primerail Infralabs Pvt Ltd
  64. Cosine Labs Pvt Ltd
  65. Third I Inventech Pvt Ltd
  66. Wagonfly Smart Shopping Solution Pvt Ltd
  67. Foundation For Environmental Monitoring
  68. Feynman Innovations
  69. Potential Health Development Pvt Ltd
  70. Varta Labs Pvt Ltd
  71. Sensivision Health Technologies Pvt Ltd
  72. Advity Infomedia
  73. Iclimbsystems India PVT Ltd
  74. Indrone Aero Systems
  75. Innov4Sight Health And Biomedical Systems Pvt Ltd
  76. Gotisheel Technologies Llp
  77. Rachisi Solutions Pvt Ltd
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