The Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) and Microsoft Ventures has announced graduation of first batch of startups of ISDI accelerator program. The accelerator’s first batch was commenced in August 2015.

The six graduated startups include:

ClassReserve

It is focused on incorporating fitness into everyday life and enables people to stick to their fitness regime.

mGuru

It offers content and assignments to students that target their specific level of proficiency. By tracking the progress of students on specific topics and competencies, the platform is able to customize the content that students receive.

Ornativa

It is a fashion jewelry brand designed to become the market leader in web based sales of unique designer fashion jewelry & accessories with a focus on quality, affordability & reach. The startup offers an exclusive collection of earrings, bangles, necklaces, pendants, cufflinks and jewelry sets.

Avanzar Health

A techno-marketing platform working with Healthcare Service Providers. Its product QYKLEE is an all-in-one marketing solution for patient acquisition, patient loyalty, reputation management and business insights that directly increases business of healthcare practices, diagnostics and hospitals.

Linkwok

A multi-platform app that empowers your research to save time and money. Work together with your team to collect useful information from everywhere, personalize and present your findings for immediate feedback and decisive handoff.

Random In Tandem

It aims to fill the market gap of contemporary fun utilitarian home accessories which were affordable but high in design.

Siddharth Shahani, Executive Director of ISDI said, “Since June, our creative accelerator programme has already received 200 applications for the 2nd Accelerator, up from 25 the first time. We have brought together the entire ecosystem to facilitate than to be market ready. The ISDI faculty including our Creative Entrepreneurship programme leaders along with Microsoft Ventures have provided these startups an invaluable learning experience.”

The selected startups were provided opportunities to launch and re-design their company through an immersive, six-month-long program merging design, technology and business innovation.

The Demo Day event saw participation of eminent personalities from the startup and corporate world including decision makers from KAE Capital, Lightbox Ventures, Walt Disney, Pointshelf, Round Glass Partners, CIO Angel Network and India Quotient.


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