Bhubaneswar: Startup acceleration program Sanvridhi held at Atal Incubation Centre-Nalanda Institute of Technology Foundation (AIC-Nalanda), where 28 startups were selected in the final round out of 76 applications received for the program.
The Graduation Day witnessed Pitch Presentations from 21 Startups in varied sectors like Agriculture, Fintech, Food & Nutrition, Education, Health & Lifestyle, and Travel & Logistics to a panel of 8 renowned investor firms and technocrats followed by the Valedictory ceremony.
On this occasion, Dr Omkar Rai, Executive Chairman, Startup Odisha, Govt. of Odisha has shed light on the growing Startup Ecosystem of Odisha and also congratulated the graduating startups. He opined on the fact that the Odisha ecosystem is being rightly led by the enablers and the Government of Odisha is extensively supporting the cause of innovation & entrepreneurship in the state.
Mr.Devjyoti Mohanty, CEO, AIC-Nalanda delivered a welcome address. Mr. Malhar Potnis, Co-founder & CMO of Arthayan, in his remarks mentioned their experience in co-organizing this program with AIC-Nalanda and the inclusive participation of startups.
AIC-Nalanda ran this program from July’22 to October’22 for Odisha-based Startups at Market Entry & Early Revenue.
The program was supported by Arthayan as the Knowledge Partner, Startup Odisha as the State Partner, DBS as the Banking Partner, NRDC as the IP Partner, and Headstart Network Foundation as the Ecosystem Partner.