The Technology Incubators of the University of Hyderabad, also known as Hyderabad Central University, has formed an alliance with The Entrepreneur Zone. The Entrepreneur Zone, which is popularly known as TEZ, is a startup accelerator located in Hyderabad which works on the lines of a boot camp. With this association, the two units have come together and started inviting applications for the 10th batch of the Startup Launcher Programme (SLP).
The Startup Launcher Programme is a weekend mentorship programme that is completed in a classroom setup. The duration of it is three months after which three more months will be required for incubation-hand holding and support services, as told by a press release.
The mentorship programme covers various aspects of Idea/Market Validation, Design Thinking, Go-To-Market, Customer Discovery, Digital Technologies, Finance and Funding, Business Models/Plans, Regulation, Soft Skills and Networking, and so on. The incubation that will follow will handhold for support requirements of Prototyping, Company incorporation, Technology inputs, Branding and Networks, Legal documentation, B-Plan Pitching and Funding.
The aspiring entrepreneurs are mentored by investors, entrepreneurs, and professionals via practical and experiential learning. The Startup Launcher Programme does not have any age limit and anyone can apply for it. Startups, graduates, researchers, students, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), innovators, technical experts, working professionals, house spouses, and family business holders, all can apply for the Startup Launcher Programme easily.
The last date for filling the application forms is 25th April 2019, Thursday. This year, the Startup Launcher Programme will commence on 18th May 2019, Saturday. The candidates who are interested can visit the official website of TEZ and apply online.