9th October 2023 PedalStart, India’s rapidly growing community for startup founders, is proud to unveil its latest initiative, the “PedalUp Cohort”. This groundbreaking program is specifically designed to accelerate the growth journey of startups incubated within PedalStart, providing them with the tools, mentorship, and support needed to scale their businesses rapidly.
PedalStart has been a driving force in the Indian startup ecosystem, nurturing and empowering entrepreneurs to realize their visions. The launch of the PedalUp Cohort reaffirms the organization’s commitment to catalyzing innovation and entrepreneurial excellence across India. Startups from different domains and stages including Edtech, Logistics, Fintech, Healthcare, Cleantech, Mobility, Gaming, Sports, and Agri have become a part of the Cohort. PedalStart intends to deploy 2.5Cr in each cohort and incentivize startups with certain cash prizes and rewards.
Manas Pal and Aditya Darolia, Co-Founders of PedalStart expressed their enthusiasm for the PedalUp Cohort program, stating, “We are thrilled to introduce the PedalUp Cohort, a program designed to provide an express lane for our incubated startups’ growth. The launch of the PedalUp Cohort is a significant milestone in our quest to catalyze India’s startup ecosystem. This program is an embodiment of our commitment to rapid, meaningful growth for startups incubated within PedalStart”.
They further commented, “With the PedalUp Cohort, we’re not just shaping startups; we’re shaping the future of innovation in India. As we embark on this new chapter, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to the entire PedalStart community, our mentors, partners, and the brilliant founders who have chosen to be a part of our journey”.
The PedalUp Cohort is an exclusive program for startups incubated within PedalStart. It aims to empower these startups by offering them an intensive 6 weeks accelerator experience.
The program includes a multitude of benefits, such as:
Tailored Mentorship: Selected startups will work closely with a handpicked group of seasoned mentors and industry experts. These mentors will provide invaluable guidance, share their industry insights, and help startups overcome the challenges of building and scaling their businesses.
Access to Funding: Recognizing the critical role of capital in a startup’s growth journey, PedalStart will facilitate connections with potential investors and venture capitalists within its extensive network. Startups within the PedalUp Cohort will have the opportunity to secure funding to fuel their expansion plans.
Networking Opportunities: Building a robust professional network is paramount for startup success. Participants in the PedalUp Cohort will gain exclusive access to networking events, workshops, and opportunities to connect with other like-minded founders and potential collaborators.
Resource Hub: Startups will gain access to a diverse array of resources, encompassing co-working spaces, legal and financial advisory services, essential tools necessary for their growth journey, and certain cash prizes as well.
At present, PedalStart is concurrently running 3 cohorts, hosting more than 100 startup founders from different domains and stages. Each of these cohorts is highly focused on achieving specific outcomes and will be repeated regularly to expedite the acceleration journey of startup founders.