In efforts to build a flourishing ecosystem for social enterprises and innovators, the Telangana State Innovation Cell (TSIC) is hosting a Bootcamp to mentor some of the most promising social startups from Telangana and give them a platform to connect with the key ecosystem players like impact investors, the government promoted bodies and other impact-driven organisations

What is Social Impact Bootcamp 2020?

Social Impact Bootcamp (SIB) is an intensive 4-week long mentoring program for social startups and enterprises that are solving some of the most pressing challenges we are facing today while contributing towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Bootcamp will give these startups the opportunity to be mentored by some of the most prominent industry experts from the social impact space. The mentoring program will culminate in a demo day that will connect the social startups to impact investors and government officials. This initiative is hosted by TSIC in collaboration with T-Hub and Telangana Social Startups Network (TSSN) with the objective to catalyse the social innovation ecosystem in Telangana.


Should be addressing a Social Challenge with For-profit model

One founder should be working full-time with the startup

Should be based out of Telangana or looking to set up base/expand in Telangana

Should be aligned with at least one Sustainable Development Goal

If you meet the eligibility criteria, apply now for the Bootcamp at

Deadline for the applications is: 30th November 2020

What does SIB have in store for startups?

A personalised mentoring relationship built on the needs and interests of both the mentor and the mentee.

Webinars on pivoting, funding, impact measurement and scaling by industry experts.

Pitch practice workshops to refine your pitch deck and prepare you for the demo day.

Access to Telangana’s Innovation Network and key stakeholders.