KHOJ 2017


TIDES Incubator in association with Z Nation Lab is organizing KHOJ 2017 for the Uttarakhand and nearby region. KHOJ is a nation-wide Startup competition in search of the next big idea from India. It intends to bring together startups, educational institutes, government, investors and mentors under one roof to understand and help the entrepreneurship flourish in India by helping startups to scale up and make a global footprint.

As a part of KHOJ, we invite startup applications for a one to one session with our mentors and team. Approx. 15 startups will be selected to pitch on the event day and the winning startup gets the following -

  • Free entry to Z Nation Lab Start-up Bootcamp Program in Mumbai.
  • Mentorship & scaling up opportunities from the veterans in Silicon Valley.
  • The winning startups from 11 cities will be called for the final round in Mumbai.
  • Winners in the Final round will get a Rs. 30 Lacs of seed funding from Z Nation Lab.
  • Register: As a Startup for pitching - Google Form Link; As an attendee to the event - Google Form Link

    Undertaking: Kindly note, no details of any form including, ideas, pitch decks, company details, contact details would be shared without prior permission of the respective startup. Be rest assured about the confidentiality of the profiles and details passed on to us throught the event.

    KHOJ compromises of VC's, industry experts and a group of individuals that can help scale up your business into a successful sustainable company. Come, pay us a visit and present to us your product/idea and get funded.

    Date: 11th October, 2017
    Venue: IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand

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    Who should Attend


    1. Tech validation by stalwarts in Silicon Valley
    2. Get deep insights through design thinking and business model canvas
    3. Validate the readiness of your startup for fund raising activities
    4. Scale up globally with our corporate connections and programs


    1. Access to handpicked vetted startups and opportunity to generate quality deal flow
    2. Strategic insights of key trends across different sectors.
    3. Network with Fellow investors, venture capital firms industry experts to fund Startups
    4. One-to- one speed dating sessions with startups


    1. Startup discovery and opportunity identification for building strategic partnerships
    2. Evaluate partner structures, investment opportunities & adoption strategies with prolific investors.

    Takeaways for winning startups