Step 1: Apply
Applications for internal and external incubatees will be accepted through the website. There will be 3 incubation cycles during the year:
Step 2: First Phase Selection
After a rigorous evaluation, the selected applicants will be invited to a Pitch Day where they will pitch their startup idea in front of a panel of experts.
Step 3: Pitching to the Panel
A three minute Pitch for shortlisted candidates (startups) will be conducted before a panel of judges from the technology and business community
Step 4: Nestlings are announced
Three days later, a list of successful candidates will be announced and they will be notiﬁed via email.
Step 5: The Incubation Cycle Begins, well hello dear Nestlings!
Once selected, the Incubatees will ﬁll out the accompanying Proﬁle form and sign it along with the Legal Agreement. They must then submit it to the Program Manager before the Program is scheduled to begin.
This will be followed by an Orientation, which comprises of a formal announcement, sharing of The Nest i/o handbook and other documents and distribution of giveaways as the startups embark on their Incubation Adventure at The Nest i/o.
After the Orientation Program and the signing of legal agreements, the startup teams will enter into a four-month long incubation cycle here at The Nest i/o. The program is designed in four stages, described below: