Organisation : STPI & Jio Things Pvt Ltd
Contest Name : BuildForBharat IoT Startup Challenge 2022
Applicable For : Residents of India
Last Date : 15th August, 2022
Website : https://innovate.stpinext.in/about-us/iot_jtl
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What is STPI BuildForBharat IoT Startup Challenge?
BuildForBharat IoT Startup Challenge is a joint initiative of STPI & Jio Things Pvt Ltd. (JTL) to encourage start-ups to brainstorm, design and build the next generation consumer/business centric innovative solutions for the next billion. The challenge program invites the proposals/applications from Indian Start-ups who are working in IoT domain. The Total Prize Money is INR 10 Lakh. The Application Submission End Date is 15th August, 2022.
Related / Similar Contest : BCCL The Times of a Better India Contest 2022
How To Apply BuildForBharat IoT Startup Challenge?
To Apply BuildForBharat IoT Startup Challenge, Follow the steps given below
Step 1: Go to the above link.
Step 2: Click on Apply Now.
Step 3: Enter the General information
Step 4: Click on Submit.
The Eligibility Criteria of BuildForBharat IoT Startup Challenge are given below,
The challenge program invites the proposals/applications from Indian Start-ups who are working in IoT domain. Start-ups registered with DPIIT under start-up India program are encouraged to participate in this program.
The start-up may be a,
** Private Limited Company (as defined in the Companies Act, 2013) or
** Registered Partnership Firm (Regd. under section 59 of the Partnership Act, 1932) or
** Limited Liability Partnership (under the Liability Partnership Act 2008)
** Individual Academicians, Researchers, Educators, Entrepreneurs.
The date of registration/incorporation must not be beyond 10 years.
Start-up should have an annual turnover not exceeding Rs. 100 crore for any of the financial years since its incorporation.
Original Entity :
Entity should not have been formed by splitting up or reconstructing an already existing business.
Innovative & Scalable:
Entity working towards innovation, development or improvement of products, processes or services or if it is a scalable business model with high potential of employment generation or wealth creation.
Selection Process of IoT Startup Challenge
Selection Process would be organized in three (3) phases.
Phase-1: Applications from start-ups are invited through an online contest portal
Phase-2: Shortlisting of 20 start-ups with Ideas, POCs and Solutions having strong potential through initial scrutiny
Phase-3: Selection of 3 winners through demonstration & pitch-in session followed by Build and deployment phase.
Offerings For BuildForBharat IoT Startup Challenge
The Offerings For BuildForBharat IoT Startup Challenge are given below,
Total Prize Money: INR 10 Lakh
1st Prize Winner: INR 5 Lakh
2nd Prize Winner: INR 3 Lakh
3rd Prize Winner: INR 2 Lakh
2. Mentoring / Workshop
** Product Mentorship
** Engineering Mentorship
** In person Tech Workshops
** Forum and Community
** Exclusive community of leaders for mentorship within Jio’s rich leadership ecosystem
** Access to Nationwide STPI CoEs Network.
** IoT KICKSTARTER PACK – Total amounting to approx. INR 16 Lakh (~INR 80K per start-up for 20 start-ups)
** Ready-to-Work Plug & Play space as per requirement.
** Access to T&M Equipment, Tools and Sample Bank of Electronics.
** Full-time onsite experienced application engineering team and Technical and Business Mentoring by Chief Mentor.
** Internet Access.
** Access to Credits from the ECO system partners like Mathworks, AWS, etc.
** Direct Technical Support
** Specialized Pilot Support
** Access to world-class JTL IoT Experience Zone
** Training on JTL Tools
** Product Credits
** Membership on JTL Platform
** Access to Developer IoT Devices
** Exclusive Design Workshops
** Tools for Growth
4. Market Connect & Outreach
** Access to Customers / Partners
** Complimentary Premium Ad Marketing Campaigns on multiple digital touchpoints on Jio Platforms
** First Market Access to JTL Platform
** Go-To-Market (GTM) Support, Press Release / Social Media Coverage
** Insights into Growth Hack Strategies
** Equity Free Support
**IoT Kickstarter Pack for Start-ups
**JTL will help start-ups begin their IoT journey with a “Kickstarter” kit and access to bleeding-edge technologies like NB-IoT and 5G
**This kit will provide the start-ups with the technology backbone and enable them to focus on the business aspect of their solutions
The kit would include:
1. NB-IoT/ LTE enabled Modules and NIC Cards
2. SIMs and Connectivity
3. Software Development Kits
4. Integration with Jio Things Cloud Server
5. Jio Things Platform Subscription
The PACK would help the start-ups in following ways:
**Software Development Kits/ Libraries enable easy development of applications
**SIMs and Nationwide connectivity
**Edge processing algorithms
**Common protocol for all applications
**Secure data storage on JTL’s cloud server
**Subscription to JTL platform providing
1. Tracking and Monitoring
What are the important date for IoT Startup Challenge?
The important date for IoT Startup Challenge are given below,
Application Submission Start Date – 05th July, 2022
Application Submission End Date – 15th August, 2022