About VStar Startup Accelerator Program

            The VStar startup accelerator is an intense 15-weeks regimen through which startups develop ideas into products ready functional business model. The primary objective of
            VStar startup accelerator is to foster innovation driven entrepreneurship and accelerate innovative ideas from lab to market and fast track monetizations and deliver value.

            Teams are taken thru/walked thru rigorous weekly workshops and milestones.

            The program consists of hands-on mentorship by advisors at every step of the program and this is the key differentiator over other accelerators.

            VStar accelerator is top immersive program on technology while fostering Innovation driven entrepreneurship from Silicon Valley experts & executives. Each of the program or
            the accelerator program is designed for providing hands-on, mentoring, hand-holding from Idea to Market, (as well as creating networking opportunities
            with Investors, Entrepreneurs, Incubators, Startups and tech companies)

BENEFITS

            ✔       Accelerate from Idea to Market
            ✔       Validate Idea and assessment for IP Commercialization Potential
            ✔       Experience rapid Development, Innovation, IP workshops and disciplined Startup process under experienced technology IP executives and entrepreneurs and mentors
                over 15 weeks acceleration.
            ✔       Get connected to latest Innovation trends and opportunities.
            ✔       Opportunity to present to Angel Investors and VC investors.
            ✔       Interact with top technology, business, legal and Innovation experts and executives.
            ✔       Acquire Innovation skills through Innovation, IP workshops.
            ✔       Structure your startup under experienced technology IP executives and mentors.

Technologies

IOT, Social Innovation, Fintech, Agtech, Foodtech, TV & Media, Big Data, Cloud Computing,
Connected Cars, Drones, Healthcare (delivery and Management),
5G Applications, Smartgrid, location based services and more...

Technologies

Think Big, Transform Idea into Action

Learn from The World's Best
Learn from Innovators, Entrepreneurs, technology & business executives and
industry thought leaders

Assess and Validate your Idea for Potential Commercialization
Venture only after ensuring that your 'idea' is worth in 'gold' and holds
IP Commercialization Potential

Enpower your Venture and take it from IDEA to VALUE
Grow your Venture from this unique program combined with Innovation, IP Training,
Mentoring and exposure (networking opportunities)

Mentors

            Some of the best entrepreneurial leaders in the industry are on hand to help propel VStar members initiatives towards commercial success. The VStar unique roster of
            advisors spans across a variety of relevant sectors. VStar members can meet with advisors for one-on-one consultations to leverage their experience and vast
            networks. The VStar advisors also lend their expertise to the community by participating in speaker series, networking events and panel discussions.

Technology Advisors

Kameshwar Eranki Founder & CEO, VajraSoft Inc.
Giri Chodavarapu CIO, Finisar Corporation
Joseph Wei Technology Executive
Dr. Mohan Sangeneni Chair, Nanotechnology, IISc
Dr. Ravi Kiron Head of External Innovation, Merck
Harish Sidenur Technology Executive
Pradeep V Co-Founder, Inucubate Hub
Dr. Siva Kumar P Managing Director, Maxivision
Vijaya Saradhi Madabushi Technology Executive

Innovation & IP Advisors

Kameshwar Eranki Founder & CEO, VajraSoft Inc.
Dr. Sesha Kumar Garimella Vice President & Head, IP, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
Arjun Bala Patent Agent, Metayage
Tom Taffola Chair, Engineering Management, ITU

Marketing Advisors

Ganesh Tayi Business & Technology Executive
BLV Rao Group CTO, Cyient
Ashok Srivastava VP, P & G

Business Advisors

Kameshwar Eranki Founder & CEO, VajraSoft Inc.
Ganesh Tayi Business & Technology Executive
Giri Chodavarapu CIO, Finisar Corporation
Joseph Wei Technology Executive
BLV Rao Group CTO, Cyient
Ashok Srivastava VP, P & G
Dr. Ravi Kiron Head of External Innovation, Merck
Ram Bhamidipati Legal Attorney
Srini Chandupatla Angel Investor, Serial Entrepreneur
Shreeram Iyer Business Executive
Dr. Siva Kumar P Managing Director, Maxivision
Dr. Rakesh P Singh Director, IIM-R
Tom Taffola Chair, Engineering Management, ITU
Carlos Reza Principal, BD4SS - Business Development for Startup Scaling

Legal Advisor

Ram Bhamidipati Legal Attorney

Financial Advisors

Kameshwar Eranki Founder & CEO, VajraSoft Inc.
Srini Chandupatla Angel Investor, Serial Entrepreneur
Soma Bulusu Vice President - Engineering, Nuance Communications

Product Advisors

Kameshwar Eranki Founder & CEO, VajraSoft Inc.
Harish Sidenur Technology Executive
Pradeep V Co-Founder, Inucubate Hub
Shreeram Iyer Business Executive

Training Courses & Deliverables

STRATEGIC POSITIONING


6 Must do Courses for Every Entrepreneur

6 Must Do Training Courses


Key Deliverables
1. Conduct Assessment of Idea for IP Commercialization Potential
2. Identify Technology-sectors to 'focus' on
3. Market Validate ideas into action
4. Monitor markets of interest
5. Pre-validate business model
6. Formulate, Validate Business Strategy
7. Validate product roadmap
8. Market strategy
9. Strategic Value positioning
10. Idea-Product-Market-Strategy fit

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Schedules

Submission Cutoff DateStartups Final AnnouncementStart DateStartup Demo Date
October 25, 2017November 2, 2017November 18, 2017February 22, 2018
Cohort 2-Stay tuned-
Cohort 3-Stay tuned-

ADMISSIONS - A maximum of 20 participants are selected on a rolling basis

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