Questions

FAQs for Fellowship

The company should be post MVP and have a recurring revenue base. More details can be seen here

Application phase for this year’s program begins on the 10th of November, and lasts for 20 days. The final cohort will be announced on the 10th of January. This marks the beginning of the program, which will last for 6 months till the late June/ early July.

Given the uncertainty around the Covid – 19 pandemic, this will be a fully online program. We will keep you posted if the conditions change towards the later half of the program.

The program components include funding, mentorship, investor and corporate connections, and academic learnings through MIT. Check out some of our partners here .

We require (and accept) only 1 application per company/team. If your company is selected, we will encourage all co-founders to attend the program.

SCL is a supply-chain focused, stage-agnostic fellowship program & fund that invests up to US $ 3.5MN (Rs 25 cr) in the journey with the start-ups.

This year the 2 week program with MIT Zaragoza will contain 1 week of pre-work, and one week of online courses. It will be fully digital – just as the rest of the program.

Yes, we have dedicated partnerships with AWS, Freshworks and Razorpay through which we offer free credits to our cohort companies.

The following components will enable you to accelerate your company:

Lumis Community: Lumis Partners’ community of experts, investors and corporates will add value to your experience by enabling you to hack your growth.

Expert Sessions: Various sessions conducted by experts will enable you to get an insight on how a startup functions. Sessions will range from legal, company setup, fundraising, technology architecture, personality coaching etc.

Mentors: Our mentor panel of industry leaders will assist you throughout the program, be it in ideating growth strategies or getting down into the weeds with you when required.

Academia: The 2 week executive management course by MIT Zaragoza will give you exposure to international best practices in the field of logistics and supply chain, which you can incorporate in your startup.

Investors: Access to interested investors through our network for potential funding opportunities.

Yes. We strongly encourage participation from other VC funds and sources of capital to engage with the cohort for potential funding.

The program culminates with a Supply Chain Innovation Summit in June ‘22. Post which you become a part of the SCL Alumni network. We are still in touch with members of our first and second cohort – and share valuable resources with them.

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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.

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