Atal Innovation Mission

#1st Edition: Fintech



#2nd Edition: Cyber-security

AIM-iLEAP, a series of Enterprise and Investor Demo Days is organized by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog in partnership with Startup Réseau and VISA to support its various initiatives, programs, and beneficiaries through a structured program. AIM-iLEAP (Innovative Leadership for Entrepreneurial Agility and Profitability) was launched with a view to support startups in overcoming two major bottlenecks - market and investor access.
Cyber-security is a booming area that focuses on network and data protection at various levels. Collaboration with vital players in the cyber-security ecosystem is the key to support domain-specific startups to accelerate their growth.


Evaluation and Shortlisting of Startups

11 startups were shortlisted for the program. Applications were evaluated on the basis of:

  1. Year of Establishment
  2. Founders background
  3. Scalability of the solution
  4. Reasons for joining the program
  5. Ability to add value to the peer group

Program Orientation:

The cohort was kicked-off with an “Overview of the Fintech Ecosystem Landscape in India”, by Ajay Ramasubramaniam, Founder & CEO, Startup Réseau; followed by an introduction to the AIM iLEAP program and an introductory showcase of all startups from the cohort.

Program Schedule

1 16th July, 2021

Application opens

2 6th August, 2021

Application closes

3 10th August, 2021

Announcing cohort

5 16th to 19th August, 2021:

Bootcamp

6 26th August, 2021

Demo-Day