Comprehensive Program

With deep-engaged mentoring, funding & corporate connects

A 6-month structured program for early and growth-stage startups in the supply chain domain that is designed to give startups a competitive advantage and enable them to accelerate their growth.

In addition to capital and access to customers, selected startups have access to industry leaders, successful entrepreneurs, domain experts, mentors, who provide their insights and leverage their own network that helps them build a stronger foundation for growth.

  • Ashutosh Garg

    Founder eQuation Coaching and The Brand Called You
  • Digbijoy

    Seasoned Executive Amazon Web Services (ASEAN), Former Entrepreneur & Angel Investor
  • Girish Shivani

    Executive Director and Fund Manager at YourNest Venture Capital
  • Ishpreet Singh Gandhi

    Founder & Managing Partner at Stride Ventures
  • Manish Sinha

    Hospitality Entrepreneur, Creative Strategist, Concept DJ
  • Murali Subramanian

    President, Azure Power
  • Narayan R

    Chief Executive Officer power2sme.com
  • Neeraj Bansal

    Ex CEO DHL Smartrucking
  • Piyush Agarwal

    Manager, Supply Chain at Cisco Systems Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Ritu Mehrotra

    Country Manager, India, Sri Lanka and Maldives at Booking.com
  • Salil Kapoor

    Business Unit Head - Appliances at Orient Electric Limited (Ck Birla Group)
  • Sameer Garg

    Vice President & Group Head - MNC Coverage, Corporate Banking Axis Bank
  • Sandeep Bhatia

    VP at Capgemini Invent ; Partner, LiquidHub ; President & COO Annik​
  • Sanjeev Shriya

    Founder Owner - Smart Chip Limited New Delhi Area, India
  • Sreevathsa P

    Founder and CEO, Servify
  • Suman Bose

    Board Member @The Futures Project, Social Entrepreneur, Adviser & Investor
  • Thomas Abraham

    Scaling up B2B SaaS start-ups
  • Vishesh Khurana

    Co-Founder at Shiprocket
Startups

What do Startups get

INR 25 Lakhs Funding (subjected to due diligence)

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Direct access to SCL Fund and other VCs to pitch for capital raise

One-on-one mentoring by a team of 4 senior mentors per startup – each mentoring team comprises one industry veteran, one supply chain domain expert, one investor and one marketing & sales expert.

Introductions and showcase to corporates that are connected with the Supply Chain Labs Corporate Program.

Workshops, round-table, tech tear-downs, marketing collaterals tear downs, experience sharing and talks by industry leaders, experienced professionals, academicians and investors.

SESSIONS ON:

– Building the foundation of a strong business
– Using the lean canvas as a tool for practical use and not as an academic exercise
– Product / solution architecture
– Getting your venture investment ready
– Hiring and Retaining Talent
– Compliances, IP and ESOPs
– Branding, brand personality and marketing
– Startup Resources
– Business Plan – excel
– Success Stories
– Working on the pitch deck

by experts in technology, strategy, design, marketing and sales.

that is accessed by corporates seeking solutions to optimize their supply chain, warehousing and logistics.

Promise

We deliver what we promise

Top Highlights

4 out of the 9 cohort companies have gone on to raise additional funding rounds.

The Cohort got an exclusive invite to attend a 2 week long power packed itinerary hosted by MIT Zaragoza, Spain

In the span of 6 months of the Fellowship, each cohort company saw anywhere between 2X -10X growth of revenues

Cohort went on to get recognised by global Fellowships like Techstar, and industry bodies like NASSCOM

Cohort got a chance to showcase to corporates which were invited to the dedicated sessions by esteemed partners like HSBC and YesBank

AWS granted $10,000 worth of free cloud credits to each of our cohort members.

Demo day got the cohort access to speakers like CP Gurnani, CEO and MD Tech Mahindra, BV Jagadeesh, Managing Partner KAAJ Ventures, Sharad Sharma, Co-Founder iSPIRT Foundation

Cohort got a chance to pitch to the global investment team and senior domain leaders of ABB for funding and for business

Visibility in the ecosystem

Timeline

Timeline

1st August

Applications open

31st August

Applications close

15th sept

Cohort announcement

20th Sept – 20th Feb

Program

Group sessions, mentor reviews, MIT sessions, corporate interactions, investor interactions

21st Feb

SC Innovation Summit and Demo Day

FEB ONWARDS

Alumni for Life

Areas
Segments Of Interest

PROCUREMENT

Segments Of Interest

Storage & Warehousing

Segments Of Interest

Logistics -Land/Air/Maritime

Segments Of Interest

PRODUCTION

Segments Of Interest

DISTRIBUTION

Segments Of Interest

Retailing

Segments Of Interest

POST-SALES SUPPORT

Segments Of Interest

Supply Chain Finance

Segments Of Interest

Urban mobility

Segments Of Interest

Robotics

Segments Of Interest

IoT/M2M

Segments Of Interest

Process digitization

Segments Of Interest

4G/5G technologies

Segments Of Interest

ML /AI

Segments Of Interest

Blockchain

Cases

Industry use cases

Problem statements that we seek innovations for:

Flexibility of procurement from most optimal sources – supply source diversification (local and global) – vendor discovery, price-discovery, price transparency, vendor assessment / rating, vendor management

Better visibility of entire procurement cycle, including goods in transit, trace & track

More efficient order management – paperless, contactless, reconciliations, payments, e-procurement

Transport management – transport vendor discovery, spot procurement, contract booking, trace & track, fleet management, etc.

Addressing counterfeiting

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FAQ’s

What sector and/or stage should my company be at?

Will my company get access to other VCs/funds going forward in the program?

Will the team have to be physically present for the sessions, or is it an online program?

Cohort

Held in 2019, our first Supply Chain Fellowship program allowed us to work with our cohort of 9 startups.

We are proud to be a part of the journey of each of these high growth potential startups who are really solving problems of global relevance at scale.

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