Kickstart 3.0


Kickstart is the marquee event of IIT Guwahati BioNEST Incubator. IITG BioNEST is hosting the third edition of Kickstart3.0 Start-up conclave to create a unique template in North East India, to explore avenues for Market Creation, Technology Transfer, Product Commercialization, thereby helping the startups across India by promoting their Market Reach and Business Expansion and Fundraising. The two-days “Power-packed” event will have Start-ups, Innovators, Investors, Influencers and Enablers at one platform to meet, interact, network and expand.

This year, the event will be focussed on “Early Stage Startups” who are looking for raising funds to build prototypes or scaleup to gain initial traction. The participating startups will get a chance to interact with investors interested in early stage startups and establish synergies. They will also go through the mentoring program before the final pitching day.

Event highlights

  1. Pitchathon:
    Around 30 finalist startups will pitch in-person to our funding partners on the event day. We aim to raise upto INR 2-5Cr on the final day collectively by the finalist startups.
  2. Product Expo:
    Showcasing of innovations/products from participating startups and companies. The event is not sector specific and the participating companies will from all over India with special focus on North East India.
  3. Product Launches:
    Launching products on closing day by dignitaries and in the presence of media. The startups who are interested to launch their products at the event will be pre-booking their slots and will also be sharing a 30s launch video.
  4. Panel Discussions:
    Engaging mentors, influences, industry experts, investors in panel discussions moderated by domain experts. The discussions will be covering relevant topics in venture building and sustainability including GTM strategies, brand building, SDGs etc
  5. Breakout Sessions:
    One to one interactions among participants and between enablers, investors and invited speakers during session breaks.

BioNEST IIT Guwahati


Contact Details

BioNEST IIT Guwahati Technology Innovation and Development Foundation,
Assam, India 781039
Email :
Phone : 0361 2910391

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