Launched in April 2013, 10,000 Startups is an initiative by NASSCOM to scale up the startup ecosystem in India. We began our journey with the aim to enable incubation, funding, and support for 10,000 technology startups in India over the next ten years.
The program’s vision has been to foster entrepreneurship, build entrepreneurial capabilities at scale and strengthen early stage support for tech startups.
Over 6 years, with over 5800 startups graduating from the initiative, more than 3500 events and programs, over 500 startup-corporate connects, 400 start-ups in global ecosystems, and over 150 new product concepts, we have facilitated in making India one of the top 3 startup ecosystems in the world.
As we continue to invest our efforts in building, nurturing and growing the Indian startup ecosystem, we aspire to create globally acclaimed products from India and generate value for startups through our programs.
A program targeting fundamentals through live and virtual courses, aims to improve startup survival rate, generate more business, and better product concepts. Each warehouse (physical space) is supported and funded by the respective State Governments.Explore
The program is designed to help startups looking for a kick-start and connects. The virtual program creates the optimal environment for such startups to scale up by providing support in the form of a Startup Kit and offering access to a widespread network of influencers from the tech industryExplore
Create a seamless junction for corporates and startups to innovate and integrate products. This allows entry of new corporates, more POCs, and successful product integration.Explore
Create hubs for Indian startups in key global markets, facilitate collaboration and operation of global startups in India, and improve perception of India across the startup world.Explore
Chairman of Google, launches programme for techpreneurs in India to nurture 10,000 new businesses in 10 years.
1st physical warehouse launched in Bengaluru in partnership with the Govt. of Karnataka.
Launch of FAME model to deliver measurable value to the start-ups
Women in tech programme launched in participation with Google.
Launched InnoTrek,a first of its kind program.
Delegation of 25 start-ups visited Silicon Valley for a week.
Warehouses launched in Kolkata, Kochi, and Hyderabad in partnership with respective state governments.
India hosts the‘India-U.S. Startup Konnect’ in Silicon Valley with honourable PM Narendra Modi.
Start-up India launch with the Govt. of India. Start-up India launch with the Govt. of India.
Mumbai, Pune, and Chennai get warehouses.
India Fintech Day, a thematic eventaround Fintech landscape sees participation from over 300 delegates from the BFSI space, thought leaders, investors, and regulatory authorities.
4th edition of InnoTrek 2nd edition of India Fintech Day received phenomenal response.
Code for the Next Billion in participation with Facebook, Startup India & Invest India takes off
Investor 101 & Mentor 101 witnessed support from IAN, Kstart, Stellaris, SeedX, Ideaspring Capital, Matrix Partners, Lead Angels, Ankur Capital.