October 2018 Newsletter

Main Story

CIE-IIIT Hyderabad conducts demo day of the Avishkar and Medtech accelerators Startups

CIE@IIIT Hyderabad conducted demo day of the Avishkar and MedTech cohort startups. The Startups pitched to the investors and mentors.

Startup Spotlight

Continuing the million milestone in their startup journey, NaPanta is continuously progressing on its farmer interactions grown by 124% compared to the previous month. With over 100,000 farmers and 1,272,532 interactions making them a front – runner in Digital Agricultural platform in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. 

Startups Onboarded

Meet our new onboarded startups at CIE


Applications are now open for the Nidhi – EIR


Last date to apply is 10th November 2018. For more details and Applying:



Applications to Avishkar- India’s first Deep Tech accelerator and OJAS – MedTech Accelerator are open now.


The programme offers seed fund up to 25 Lakhs, IIITH’s Research support, personalized Strategic Business Coaching, Domain Mentoring and support from CIE’s Service Partners and Ecosystem Enablers. Application Link are given below:


OJAS: Application

Avishkar: Application

CIE@IIIT Hyderabad in association with IIIT Hyderabad Seedfund is excited to announce its 6th edition of Idea opportunity validation bootcamp.



Internal Community Events

Third day of Idea/Opportunity validation bootcamp was held in CIE followed by one to one mentoring session.

09th October, 2018

RootNode – A monthly Deeptech Startup research connect series.

09th October 2018

T.Health Café on IP – the X factor for Startups.

11th October 2018

UTSAH Meetup on “Artificial Intelligence in Gaming” – Monthly Tech Startup Research Connect Series.

13th October 2018

Talk by Arpit Agarwal – Principal of Blume Ventures

13th October 2018

Founders Chronicles – An interactive session with Prasanth Garapati – Founder and CEO of Commut.

23rd October 2018

External Community Events

Talk on Founder & Investor Dynamics by Anurag Ramdasan – 3one4 Capital.

04th October 2018

Startup Saturday on “How Business Franchise works”

13th October 2018

CIE – IIIT Hyderabad at CIIE – IIM Ahmedabad

Upcoming Events

Startup Saturday on “Funding is the Fuel, Not the Vehicle”

Event Info:

UTSAH Meetup on “ AR in Medicine”

Event Info:

Date: 17th November 2018