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Overview

As per NASSCOM's internet report, the number of internet users in India will see a two-fold rise at 730 million by 2020 and are expected to take an incredible leap towards internet accessibility. This opens up immense possibilities for bringing a world of benefits to them.

Code for the Next Billion is a six month program which will focus on discovering and empowering the next generation of social impact startups - spearheading the mobile first revolution, working towards transforming the lives of new to the internet and bottom of the pyramid users.

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Who can apply?

Social impact startups who have launched a mobile app
for new to internet/bottom of the pyramid users,
focused on:

Healthcare & Wellbeing

Healthcare & Wellbeing

Mobile apps that enable the provision of medical care to individuals or a community.

Financial literacy & Economic Empowerment

Financial literacy & Economic Empowerment

Mobile apps that drive financial inclusion - literacy and/or enable economic growth.

Access to Public Utilities & Benefits

Access to Public Utilities & Benefits

Mobile apps that enable access to public utilities like electricity, water etc. and/or enable - promote awareness about government schemes, benefits etc.

Education/skill Development & Employment

Education/skill Development & Employment

Mobile apps that facilitate learning, acquisition of professional skills and/or access to employment opportunities.

Gender Equality & Diversity - Inclusion

Gender Equality & Diversity and Inclusion

Mobile apps that promote women safety and/or spread awareness about women rights, other gender issues.

What's Next?

  • 12th October - 20th December

    Call for applications
  • January 2018

    Announcement of shortlisted applicants
  • February - March 2018

    Mentorship Programs
  • April 2018

    Investment Pitching Sessions
  • May 2018

    Felicitation Ceremony

Why to Apply for the Program?

  • Access to top-notch Business and Technology mentors from the Industry
  • Opportunity to be a part of Facebook's global startup program FbStart
  • Opportunity to be part of NASSCOM 10,000 Startups Virtual/Warehouse Program
  • Access to top social impact investors in India

How to Apply?

Step 1

Click on Apply Now

Step 2

Fill the Application Form & Submit

Step 3

You will get an email, confirming that your application has been received

Our Partners

Lead Partner & Sponsor

  • facebook

Outreach Partners

  • startupindia
  • invest india, National investment promotion and facilitation agency

Ecosystem Partners

  • Nasscom Foundation

Funding Partners

  • Unitus Seed Fund
  • Ankur Capital
  • ankur capital

Incubation Partner

  • Design4India

Design Mentorship Partner

  • Design4India

Media Partner

  • yourstory