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Our virtual accelerator program offers global accessibility, allowing participants to join virtual sessions from anywhere in the world. Additionally, our in-house co-working space, WorkAffair, located in Jodhpur, serves as our head office and adds convenience and flexibility for aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators. With offices in Mumbai, Jaipur, and Bangalore, we provide comprehensive support to startups across multiple locations.
At our accelerator, we seek out exceptional startups with three key ingredients: a great idea, a talented team, and a unique selling proposition (USP) that sets their products apart from the competition. These elements form the foundation of our selection process, ensuring that we nurture and support ventures with the potential for extraordinary success.
Submitting early gives startups a slight advantage, as it allows us more time to thoroughly review their applications. We strive to respond to all applications within 15 days of submission.
In our 6-month program, MCats' mentors, including startup founders and experts, provide guidance across various business areas. Networking connects startups with VC firms, Angel Networks, and more, offering investment prospects. Signal Funding from Marwari Catalysts is available from Day 1 for selected startups.
Experience founder and expert mentorship, secure investments of ₹25 Lakhs to ₹1 Crore, access investor and co-founder networks, industry connections, and scaling tools.
As the program ends, Demo Day showcases startups to VCs, securing institutional cheques for selected ventures and opening doors to further funding.
We offer an in-house technology team dedicated to guiding and supporting you with all your tech needs. Please note that we provide guidance and support, but we do not engage in development.
Marwari Catalysts was named after its origin in Jodhpur, the Marwar region, as a tribute to its roots. However, it's important to emphasise that our support and reach extend to all communities.
For startups, our mentorship often surpasses financial aid. We welcome those who prioritise mentorship, even without seeking funding. In accelerators, it's about mentors with skin in the game, offering insights from those who've been there and done that.
If your idea and team are exceptional. Our team will be in touch with you after the evaluation process.
Our investments go up to 1 crore.
Although we prefer startups to have a co-founder, we are open to investing in single founders as well. Our services also include co-founder matchmaking support.
Thrive is India's leading Season-based Accelerator Program for Early-Stage Startups.
➢ The program spans 3-6 months with a 3-phase screening process and a Demo Day.
➢ Top startup founders who have been there and done that leaders serve as mentors, guiding startups through the growth process.
➢ Thrive stands out with its "Skin-in-the-game" ideology, providing signal funding to all startups that we have onboarded.
The program welcomes early-growth stage startups seeking accelerated growth in their industry. However, startups solely focused on funding and with part-time founders should refrain from applying to our program.
Marwari Catalysts provides an array of resources and services, encompassing mentorship, workshops, co-working spaces, legal and accounting assistance, networking events, investor introductions, social media management, market validation, and post-program backing. Our support emanates from three offices located in Mumbai, Jaipur, and Bangalore.
Marwari Catalysts selects startups through the application process. Shortlisted startups receive mentorship, workshops, and potential seed funding for equity.
Investors assess factors such as market size, competitive advantage, traction, team composition, and the potential for scalability and return on investment.
Founders should take into account its industry focus, reputation, success stories of past alumni, the mentor and investor network, as well as the available resources. It's also essential to evaluate the accelerator's expertise in relevant sectors.
Founders should be proactive in seeking mentorship, networking with other founders, and implementing feedback. It's essential to stay focused on achieving key milestones during the program.
Mentors in an accelerator program provide invaluable guidance and expertise to founders, helping them navigate challenges, make informed decisions, and capitalise on opportunities. They also play a crucial role in helping founders connect with investors, leveraging their own experiences as startup founders to facilitate valuable introductions and networking opportunities.
A business plan is crucial.