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About ASSOCHAM Startup Launchpad

The ASSOCHAM Startup Launchpad series is an initiative to encourage startups and the ASSOCHAM members to work together and create partnerships that is beneficial to both the stakeholders.

ASSOCHAM Startup Launchpad, Startup Elevator Pitch Series has been designed to give startups a platform to connect with Industry's best business leaders.

Startups could use the platform to network with high net worth individuals and generate business or funding opportunities for themselves.

Who should participate?

Early stage startups between 0-2 years of operations

Established startups between 2-5 years of operations


Startups operating in Indian eco-system who are looking to connect with Indian Business Leaders and are looking for mentorship, funding and business opportunities are invited to be part of the Assocham Launchpad, Startup Elevator Pitch Series

Application Process

Join us for the exciting pitch sessions in 12 cities all across India. Register here.

Pitch Ideas at your nearest City


7th September 2019


21st September 2019


28th September 2019


18th October 2019


30th October 2019


8th November 2019


29th November 2019


4th December 2019


10th January 2020


30th January 2020


7th Feb 2020


18th Feb 2020


Outreach Partners

Incubation Partner

Digital Media Partner

IPR Partner

The Program's Benefits



Business Opportunities


Prizes worth 1.5 Cr

  1. Top 5 startups will get 5000$ each from AWS, next 15 startups will get 2000$ and the next 80 will get 1000$ credits.
  2. PayTM will provide payment gateway boosters i.e. 1 lakh of free payment gateway transactions for 12 months to top 3 startups in each city.
  3. Offering USD 2500$ credit for Superb Cloud to all startups.
  4. Cloud telephony solutions worth 28,500 to all associated startups of growth centers, at zero-cost for 6 months.
    The setup include:
    • Virtual business number + customized IVR solution
    • Call tracking, recording & monitoring
    • Dedicated account manager for your support, and more.
  5. Free Incubation Centre at NDIM, New Delhi

Selection Criteria

The Scale-up starts here!

The goal is to create an exciting environment where high potential startups can share, discover, network, develop new skills, and get inspired to reach the next level.