CATALYST start-up accelerator program embodies collaboration and innovation. In the current dynamic digital market place where time is spent to understand customer needs and problems, we bring these tCATALYST start-up accelerator program embodies collaboration and innovation. In the current dynamic digital market place where time is spent to understand customer needs and problems, we bring these to you in the form of theme driven Business challenges through CATALYST.
Three editions of CATALYST has been completed with very promising solutions co-created with our Catalyst partners (selected startups). Both the cycles saw the startup teams and SG internal teams coming together demonstrating collaboration and co-creation to arrive at prototypes.
How does your start-up benefit from the program?
CATALYST is a comprehensive close to 10 week program wherein the selected start-ups get to work on ONE of our theme based Business use cases with guidance, coaching and mentoring from SG GSC's experienced subject matter experts on Business areas.
With the enriched interaction, remuneration and a working space in our SG GSC premises (Bangalore or Chennai), it’s an apt platform to test, iterate and scale your product or solution with a real scenario.
Some of the key highlights from the previous cycles of Catalyst have been the interactions with a vast network of in-house Business Mentors, widening the reach of the promising product / solution across the group entities, the a-ha moments that one experiences in the 10 weeks of Catalyst bouncing ideas / discovering new approaches, the conversion from a Catalyst engagement to formal commercial engagements etc.
CATALYST 2018 Themes
Data Analytics and Data Visualization
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Tech for Good
Smart Email Management
Voice to Text
Entrepreneurs may apply to any one of the themes. A brief on the theme and what we are looking for is outlined in the CATALYST webpage:
The decision on the final list of themes for CATALYST 2018 and the selection process, in this cycle is at SG GSC's discretion.
So if you have the best ideas with a shelf ready technology that can be customized and scaled for the CATALYST themes, if you are forward thinking about creating a risk free, optimal cost, value creation product or solution for our customers, if you are energized with an innovation spirit and entrepreneurial culture, please proceed to fill in the application formmore
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