VSTS Ideathon 2019

Due to multiple requests the deadline for registrations extended to 2nd December

Prize money upto 30 lacs for 8 categories

Vibrant Startup and Technology Summit (VSTS) IDEAThon 2019 organized by GESIA IT Association with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Gujarat

VSTS IDEAThon 2019 is a drive towards recognizing functional solutions or prototypes available from Startup community across India

The startup community can send their applications as stated below. They will be evaluated by a prominent jury with the help of PwC as Knowledge Partner and iCreate as Ideathon facility Partner along with domain experts aligned by GESIA.

Awards, Recognition and Take ways for the IDEAThon 2019 Winners:

Awards and Recognition for winning submissions in the form of Winner, 1st runners up and 2nd runners up submission in each of the said 8 categories at the time of Award ceremony to be held at VSTS 2019 on December 13th 2019 at Science City Ahmedabad.

  • Prize money up to Rs. 30 Lakhs for 8 categories
  • Trophy & Certificate of recognition from Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of Gujarat and GESIA
  • Exposure and chance to interact with Prominent Investors from India and Overseas
  • Onboarding the product start-ups to Virtual Incubation program at NASSCOM 10,000 Start-ups / NASSCOM CoE - IoT & AI as per NASSCOM’s policies
  • Selection to NASSCOM 10,000 Startups Warehouse / NASSCOM CoE - IoT & AI program based on the requirement by startup and selection by NASSCOM Jury
  • Access to programs and sessions organized at NASSCOM Warehouses / NASSCOM CoE - IoT & AI
  • Top winner from each category will qualify to attend 100 Open Startups Global Level 4 Events happening in Various Startups Capitals Worldwide
  • Top winner from each category will qualify an acceleration program by Startup360 Accelerator through 100 Open Startups
  • Opportunity to meet with Investors through 100 Open Startups and other Startup Ecosystem Partners
  • Mentoring opportunities from Industry Partners.

Who Can Apply

Only Startups that have been registered within the last 5 years can apply for the challenge. Startups with Software-based functional solutions or Hardware based functional prototypes in the mentioned 8 categories can apply till 29th November 2019

Agritech
Agritech
FinTech
FinTech
Smart & Shared Mobility
Smart & Shared Mobility
Women Centric Solutions
Women Centric Solutions
Manufacturing 4.0
Manufacturing 4.0
Governance 2030
Governance 2030
Security (Cyber / Homeland / Defence)
Security (Cyber / Homeland / Defence)
HealthTech
HealthTech

Nominate

AgriTech - APPLY

FinTech - APPLY

Smart & Shared Mobility - APPLY

Women Centric Solutions - APPLY

Manufacturing 4.0 - APPLY

Governance 2030 - APPLY

Security (Cyber / Homeland / Defence) - APPLY

HealthTech - APPLY

Startups Emerge Partner