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5Weeks To

Guiding entrepreneurs to navigate the funding landscape with unique opportunity of getting funded upto INR 40 LAKHS!!

Business Consultation

Many business creators and entrepreneurs feel confused about what investors look for in a startup and the different ways in which their business can get funded. To make things clearer, to help you understand funding better and to open up door to real-time funding opportunities, we've put together this program. 

5-weeks to Funding Readiness teaches founders important skills and knowledge to get Funding Ready and along with the opportunity of getting funded

upto INR 40 LAKHS

Join Startup Connect’s 5 weeks to FUNDING READINESS Program

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Get Your Startup Funded in 3 Simple Steps..

1. Apply through a simple registration process

2. Learn from industry experts on getting funding ready

3. Pitch to panel of experts on allocated date and stand a chance to get funded!

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Here's How The Program Works..

Knowledge Sessions

Week 1-4

Session 1 (Week 1): Understanding funding landscape

Session 2 (Week 2): Understanding what the investors want

Session 3 (Week 3): Crafting compelling stories

Session 4 (Week 4): Designing irresistible deals

Demo Day

Week 5

Once you complete the learning program, the selected startups will get the opportunity to make pitch presentation to the Investment committee. This is the main highlight of the program where the selected startups stand a chance of funding up-to INR 40 Lakhs. 

Focus Sectors

  1. B2B SAAS

  2. Deeptech

  3. Agritech

  4. Fintech

  5. Defencetech

  6. Healthtech

  7. Foodtech

  8. Sustainability & Environment

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  • 4 weeks of comprehensive online learning sessions: Understand the funding landscape, discover what investors are looking for, craft compelling stories, and design irresistible deals that investors can't resist!

  • Demo day and investor connect opportunities in week 5: Selected founders will have the chance to showcase their startup and secure funding of up to INR 40 Lakhs!

  • Mentorship and guidance from industry experts: Benefit from the invaluable insights and wisdom of experienced professionals who have been there and done that!

  • Business connect and marketing strategies: Unlock a world of potential partnerships and discover cutting-edge marketing approaches to take your startup to the masses.

  • Vibrant community: Interact with passionate, like-minded founders, mentors, industry experts, and established business houses to expand your network and open doors to endless possibilities.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need the Funding Readiness Program?

If you are an early stage startup, this program will prepare you for fundraising process and to increase your chances of successfully securing investment from VC’s and other funding sources. This program will provide you the guidance, resources and mentorship to help you refine your business strategies, improve your pitch deck and develop compelling investment proposition.


Who is the Funding Readiness program for?

For founders raging from early stage businesses to established scale-ups who are considering investment or funding to develop and grow their business.


How does the program work?

The program is delivered online as virtual workshops, virtual training, educational content and mentoring sessions. Once you register and get selected, we will share all the details of the upcoming workshops and mentoring support available.


1.    Apply using the registration link -
2.    Our team will get in touch with you for initial level of screening
3.    Once selected, you make the payment and enrol into the program (registration fee INR 24,999/-)
4.    Batch size restricted to 10 Startups
5.    Program commencement date 19th Sep 2023 (1st Batch)
6.    Learning sessions and Demo Day schedule will be shared with the selected Startups


As part of the Startup Connect ecosystem, you get:

  • Opportunity of getting FUNDED

  • Opportunities to meet fund-houses and angels investors

  • Business model assessment and feedback

  • Business Connect

  • Marketing strategies for your business

  • Seller (B2B) / user (B2C) onboarding strategies


It’s one-of-its-kind opportunity for your startup to get funded. 5weeks to FUNDING READINESS Program would mean being exposed to state-of-the-art mentor and training sessions, business connect, and networking with fellow entrepreneurs.


We help startups become ready for funding, and lay the runway for impactful distribution of the funding for their businesses.

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