The Nudge Accelerator Programme

1. Program Description:

The/Nudge Accelerator is a program to accelerate early-stage nonprofits that have the potential to achieve outsized sustainable impact. Over a period of 12-24 months, The/Nudge CSI Partners work closely with the founders and their core teams to get their ideas in the best possible shape – ready to fundraise, hire and scale. Alongside, we offer an a grant of INR 50 lakhs in the first year and upto INR 150 lacs in the second year, a network of world-class mentors, and connects to potential partners who can accelerate their path to scale readiness.

2. Who can apply ?

  • Early-stage startup (1-5 years) with a well defined program.
  • Registered as a section 8 company, a trust or a society.
  • Your solution provides resilient livelihoods for the poorest of the poor or acts as a change transmitter providing financial, marketing or technology agency to the underserved for resilient livelihoods.
  • Core team across functions in place.
  • You have raised money from other sources.

3. What do we offer?

  • Dedicated mentoring (12-24 months) by some of India’s most admired leaders.
  • Grant of INR 50 lakhs in the first year and upto INR 150 lacs in the second year.
  • We connect you to a supportive network of founders, experts and administrators.
  • Help with key milestones like brand building, funding, product-market fit etc. in an accelerated manner.

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