Powered by Anthill Ventures, INDUS X is India's first UrbanTech Scaling Program that seeks to invest in, and scale the next set of founders and start-ups focused towards the use and distribution of Urban Technology.
Upfront capital for execution
Targeted Market Access
Access to Follow-on funding
The Indus Valley civilisation, from 3300 BCE - 1300 BCE, was considered one of the most sophisticated and advanced civilisations with unparalleled technological advancements in their urban centres, putting India firmly in the front and centre of innovation.
As the world reimagines itself and its urban centres, 56.2% of world population that lives in urban centres must undergo rapid transformation. This can only be achieved through the application of path-breaking technologies. At Indus X our aim is to back courageous founders and businesses who are striving to reshape the way we live.
THE ANTHILL ADVANTAGE
Benefit from Anthill's structured scaling process.
Use case POCs at 50+ corporate market access channels.
Hands-on engagement with world-class mentors.
Marketing, brand building and go-to-market strategy refinement.
Upfront execution capital and up to $3M upon programme completion.
Access to additional syndicated $3M smart capital Infrastructure.
Access to central and state and government initiatives.
Digital support services up to $500,000.
SECTORS OF FOCUS
We back brave entrepreneurs and businesses who are shaping the world for a better tomorrow with their innovative ideas and vision.
Use of technology for systems and analytical tools to predict demand,
usage pattern maintenance, and other incidents to make a reliable and sustainable system.
Technologies that can address vulnerabilities at every level tomitigate risk factors.
Focused on smart transportation of goods and services to turn every city into an urban city.
Dedicated towards technologies that can continuously monitor and diagnose problems in the urban waste and water management sector.
A technology-enabled collaboration that aligns technological potential with novel forms of collaboration between local governments and citizens.
Smart infrastructure related to smart cities, including smart people, smart mobility, smart economy, smart living, smart governance and smart environment.
STAGES OF SCALE
Upfront $50K investment to deliver on POC's and contracts, solely brought in by the programme.
Kick-Off & Bootcamp
One-week-long bootcamp with knowledge sessions from industry leaders and policy makers. One-on-one mentor sessions to find the right startup-mentor fit.
Dedicated mentor throughout the programme.
Interventions To Scale Journey
Business model refinement and
go-to market strategy.
Access to target corporations and government bodies. New market entry support.
Second Round Of Investment
Second round of investment of
$1-3 million after successful completion of the defined milestones and achievements.