Ixora Digital Accelerator is an online digital accelerator program for innovators running tech-based start-ups or want to start, located in different parts of the world. This 12-week program help to start and scale your start up in 6 months. The program will empower participating teams to adopt the "lean" start-up method to search for and develop a business model for their start-up concept.

How it Works:

  • Apply Online: Our accelerator program is offered throughout the year. Individuals and teams are welcome to apply to our programs, send email to info@ixora-group.com
  • Await Decision: We send notifications to accepted participants after primary screening process and interview.
  • Orientation Welcome: Accepted participants will receive welcome email, agenda, apart from insights on how to prepare for the program.

Program Details:

During this program the cohort teams learn how to build a Minimum Viable Product, if already have a Minimum Viable Product ready, learn to validate ideas, will work on assignments focusing on evidence of customer discovery and different parts of the business model canvas. The curriculum focuses on formulating hypotheses to validate or invalidate as each team complete over 20 customer interviews throughout the program.

  • An Introduction to Design Thinking Concept
  • An Introduction to the Business Model Canvas
  • Customer Discovery and Team Planning
  • Value Propositions and Customer Segments
  • Competitors and Sizing the Market
  • Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
  • Minimum Viable Product Testing and Assessment and Customer Discovery
  • Channels
  • Storytelling
  • Revenue and Lifetime Customer Value
  • Revenue models and pricing tactics
  • Key Partners
  • Legal Aspects- Intellectual Property Rights, Commercialization and Licensing
  • Key Resources, Key Activities and Costs
  • Final Demo Presentation
  • Different avenues to get grants for product development and preparing proposals for grants

Apart from above cohort teams learn:

  • How to create a Business Plan and Execution Plan
  • How to incorporate Company, Open Bank Account, Appoint Auditor, Compliances, Preparing Different Agreements
  • Team Development- How to recruit employees and interns and manage on a shoestring budget
  • Basics of Strategy, Operations, Sales, Marketing and Branding, Financial Modelling, Valuation
  • How to leverage open source technologies
  • Initial Customers Acquisition and retention
  • Fund Raising- Different avenues and modes of funding, preparing Pitch Book, Optimum Cost of Capital, Pitching for Angel/Seed/Pre-Series A Funding

Other Offerings for Innovators:

Offerings for innovators specially for students and faculty members of different higher educational institutes:

  • Assistance in preparing proposal to get grants from different avenues for product and technology development
  • Assistance in setting up and hand holding for test bed for prototype development, calibration and standardize testing, Customer discovery
  • Assistance in Patent Filling- Filling Form 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 18, 18 A, etc and compliances till grant of Patent. Assistance for PCT Application and Start up recognition. Assistance to reply First Examination Report, during hearing, replying Subsequent Examination Report etc. Post grant assistance in preparing compulsory licensing deed, valuation of patent, royalty management and other compliances.
  • Assistance in Copyright Registration- Filling Form 4 etc and other compliances till registration
  • Assistance in Industrial Design Registration- Filling Form 1 etc and other compliances till registration
  • Assistance in preparing Business Plan and Execution Plan
  • Assistance in incorporating Company, Open Bank Account, Appoint Auditor, different Compliances, Preparing Different Agreements
  • Assistance for Strategy, Operations, Sales, Marketing and Branding, Financial Modelling, Valuation
  • Assistance in initial Customers Acquisition and retention
  • Assistance in fund Raising- Different avenues and modes of funding, preparing Pitch Book, Optimum Cost of Capital, Pitching for Angel/Seed/Pre-Series A Funding

Offerings for Investors:

Ixora Digital Accelerator provides opportunities to investors to invest in early stage tech companies in a new way. We offer members access they cannot get elsewhere: to invest in the most promising tech start-ups with team driving brilliant ideas and developing new technologies that can change the world. And, we offer our members highly interactive experiences and high-level insights so they can truly be informed and personally engaged in directing their investments.

We source, screen and select early stage tech companies-drawing on our vast network of technology business incubators and entrepreneurship development cells of different higher educational institutes in more than 60 developing countries in Asia and Africa.

We manage the investment process, form and manage syndicates so members can pool their money for greater muscle and returns.

Members able to decide whether or not to invest and control the amount they want to contribute per company so they can build their own custom portfolio of multiple companies.

We offer inspirational and thought-provoking discussions and insights around innovation and investing through our online events.

Please send email to info@ixora-group.com to know about Membership fee, benefits and Membership Admission Process

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