UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) in association with iSPIRT has launched GREAT Tech Rocketships (GTRS) initiative 2016 for startups to explore global markets.
‘RocketShips to the UK’ will provide startups a platform to transform their ideas into fast-moving and hyper-growth ‘rocketships’ globally.
The startups will get networking opportunities and mentoring sessions from experienced industry leaders, veterans, venture capitalists and mentors, and access to vital resources.
The startups can apply by filling the form and explain why they want to explore UK market. Last date to apply is January 31, 2016.
The shortlisted applicants will be invited to pitch to a panel of experts at various locations in India including Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Gurgaon.
Top 10 teams from the regional rounds will be invited to a week-long mentoring program (attending the mentoring program is not mandatory), where they will get advice and inputs from experienced entrepreneurs and investors. Post which, startups will pitch to a high-powered jury at the finale, from which some companies will be shortlisted by UKTI as the winners who will go to the UK. These shortlisted participants will get a detailed feedback and assessment report from Applyifi.