FLO Incubator @ CIE IIIT Hyderabad for Women Entrepreneurs

FLO Incubator@CIE-IIITH is a expressly designed incubation program announced for women entrepreneurs to step up from ideas to execution with insights, mentoring and guidance, based on experiences from the start-up ecosystem.


The program is brought up by CIE IIITH in partnership with FICCI FLO Hyderabad.


The incubation period consists of Bootcamps that help understand models for assessing ideas, validate & work on pitch decks, and Micro-accelerator program that help entrepreneurs to develop sustainable strategies and biz models to accelerate their startups.

Idea/Opportunity Validation Bootcamps

An exclusive 2 days’ intensive program aimed at existing entrepreneurs as well as startups to equip them with an understanding of how to evaluate businesses, the various market models, growth strategies and planning.  A case study based approach, to learn from the analyses of the participants’ businesses. Mentorship sessions, concluded by a pitch to be delivered by the Startup

Objective of this bootcamp: To help Women Entrepreneurs and early stage start-ups to assess start-up ideas, evaluate the market opportunity, establish the unique value propositions and evolve an initial start-up business plan


Last date to apply 20th September 2020


Who should attend:

  • Women-led Early Stage Start-ups
  • Budding women Entrepreneurs
  • Existing Businesses led by Women
  • Women Professionals with any start-up idea


Strengths of the program:

  • Batch size limited to Max 20.
  • Workshop mode – hands on exercises with the facilitator.
  • Duration – 2 days concluded after a pitch to Investors.
  • Mentors’ insights
  • Experience what it is like to pitch to Investors and know their perspective through 1 min elevator pitch
  • Get your Business Canvas ready


Take away from the program:
– Idea assessment (Problem and solution)
– Evaluate the market opportunity

– Establish the unique value propositions
– Evolve an initial start-up business plan with a Go No-go decision and viability check

*This program is exclusively for Ficci FLO members and is chargeable at Rs. 5118 (Rs. 5000 + Handling fees ).

For any queries please write to hydfloincubation@gmail.com.

FLO Mentorship@CIE IIITH Program

One month, 1:1 mentorship to review business idea, plans, results and strategies and business development etc. available on successful completion of the Bootcamp program for interested and qualified FLO entrepreneurs, concluding with final pitching to a panel of experts.



Startups seeking 1:1 mentoring support and mandatorily have gone through the FLO Idea Validation Bootcamp



4 weeks




Note: Startups are expected to work on the feedback and suggestions and get needed information and also update the pitch decks each week


Program structure and schedule:


Week – 0: Idea Validation Bootcamp (Same as the prerequisite)
Week – 1: Validation & Customer evaluation

Week – 2: MVP review, Pilots and iterations in MVP

Week – 3: GTM- Market planning, Channels & Sales Models

Week – 4: Pitch readiness & review

Week – 5: Pitch for feedback from investors panel


Mentors involved


Investor Mentors