Entrepreneurs need professional guidance to shape their strategy and direction. We roll up our sleeves and get deeply involved with you to create your growth trajectory. We help you review your progress periodically and keep you on track. Periodically, you will engage with our media partners and our investor network.
We help open doors to the right kind of customers you are looking for. This helps you validate your product for its market fit. And these early test customers, more often than not, become real paying customers for you soon.
At Excubator, you will learn from other startups and enthusiastically support each other. Many Excubator startups find synergies among themselves for good business partnerships. You will find the collaborative workspace environment at Excubator as one of the most valuable propositions for you.
At Excubator, you will get open access to one of the best expert ecosystems available: technology, legal, finance, intellectual property and user experience design. These experts are masters in their own domains and are known for their contribution to the start-up community.
Many academic incubators struggle to set up the processes and operational frameworks that are needed to select, mentor, incubate and scale start-up ventures. Excubator can help you with the best practices and operational frameworks needed to get your center launched and operational in no time.
We regularly connect with many start-ups that are at early stages and need incubation support. We can provide you with a carefully curated group of high-potential startups for you to pick from.
After setting up your center’s core operational framework, ongoing engagement between your incubated ventures and our team of mentors will help you achieve your center’s goal of being recognized as an institution that builds and scales high-quality ventures.
Your start-ups will have the unique opportunity of interacting with the larger community of others that we support at other partner institutions. Such community interaction by your start-ups plays a crucial role in their development and will spur their growth.
Our Corporate Venturing programs have been highly effective for enterprises to harvest new business ideas from their employees. We help you select the most promising ideas through our structured evaluation process, and then help you incubate and implement these ideas to develop new growth horizons for your enterprise.
We constantly engage with early stage innovative start-ups that have serious potential. Through us, you can not only get early access to these innovations for your own use, but also play a significant role in validating the business potential of the start-ups.
We can assist you in seeding a strong culture of entrepreneurial thinking among your employees: increasingly being seen as a highly desired skill to build and sustain competitive advantage. Our Entrepreneurial Design Thinking workshops are typically delivered over 3 full days with a good blend of thinking frameworks and real-life examples.
If you are keen to promote and encourage entrepreneurial effort in a specific vertical, we can help you partner with, set up and run business incubation programs through our network of incubator partners.
India has become hotbed for the global entrepreneurs. Indian entrepreneurs have cracked the code of creating and scaling successful ventures in a highly complex market such as India. We can help facilitate a program for startups from your geography to touch and feel the Indian start-up energy at close quarters.
In the flat world economy, India has emerged as a highly competitive sourcing hub for the global ventures to seek product development and manufacturing partners. We can help you connect with the eco-system of suppliers of products and services in India who can be your strategic supply-chain buddies.
Start-ups aspiring to be a global venture can immensely benefit from international go-to-market partners. We help startups from your region find the right kind of partners from international geographies.
While India is an attractive market place for global start-ups, it is also an extremely complex location that young international ventures struggle to understand. With our extensive understanding of the Indian market, we can assist startups from your geography with the ideal India entry strategy: be it setting up, legal or financial structures or even simply coping with differences in culture.
We have on board a highly accomplished team who have guided hundreds of entrepreneurs in realizing their potential and set them on the path of becoming world-class, global ventures. Members of our team have extensive entrepreneurial experience of their own and have also mentored at academic institutions and other organizations in encouraging and setting up entrepreneurial practices.
Simply send an email to email@example.com requesting mentoring. Please include a brief write-up of your idea, and details of the assistance you require from Excubator. This helps our mentors focus on helping you, not just understanding your venture.
No! All our mentoring sessions are pro bono, and our objective is to help you as much as we can during these sessions. However, after the first mentoring session, additional sessions with mentors will be scheduled .. based on your request .. only if you make progress.
Excubator has a strong set of mentors, and all of them have either prior start up experience or a strong intrapreneurial stint during their corporate career. You can see their profiles in the “Team” tab.
No. We regularly see a number of ideas in similar domains, and with similar products, from many entrepreneurs. We do not share these details with other ventures, but we do indicate potential competition in the space to you. This helps you to re-assess your own business for viability.
No. Business accelerators typically work in “batches”. We pick ventures for our portfolio all through the year. And we pick them after meeting them multiple times, assessing the progress they have made and understanding how we could assist them in becoming truly large.
Well, yes and no. We work with incubators at academic institutions to help them set up, manage and scale the ventures they incubate. In many cases, we even present appropriate startups to them for them to pick for incubation. But we (as Excubator) pick just about 2% of the ventures we meet to accept them directly into our own portfolio.
Not directly. Excubator works with a large ecosystem of both angel investors as well as seasoned VCs to help specific entrepreneurs raise funding for their ventures.
Well … yes. But if that’s pretty much all that you think you need, we’d be happy to send you the list of possible VCs and Angels you could connect up with on your own. Better still, we can connect you to professional fund raisers who would be happy to work with you.
Yes, we do … but only in our Portfolio companies. Depending on the stage of the venture, this equity position could be anywhere 6% to 12% in return for the services that we provide.
Yes, of course! Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and take a look at the “About Us” tab. We have a specific section on what we can do for enterprises, and we’d be happy to craft a program that will work for you
Yes, of course! Write to us at email@example.com and take a look at the “About Us” tab. Some of what we do is mentioned in the “Incubators” sub-tab there, but we’d be happy to understand your goals and see how we could be of assistance.
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