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DeepTech Innovators Program in
Bengaluru - 6th & 7th April 2020

“DeepTech Innovators Program" aims to provide 360° support to seed and early-stage start-ups working on real, major problems through deep technology, across sectors. Participating start-ups will not only get access to ecosystem experts and successful entrepreneurs who can guide them in their journey but also help in building a DeepTech start-up community.

Focus Areas


Consumer, Industrial, Humanoids and Medical Robotics

Horizontal Tech

Nanotechnology, AI, NLP, AR/VR, IoT, Cloud & Quantum Computing, 3D Printing, Blockchain and Material Science

Aerospace & Outer Space

Autonomous, Drones, Civil multi use Rockets/Platforms, Urban Aerial mobility and Satellite Technology

Health Tech & Medical Devices

Diagnostics, Disability Tech, Intelligent/Artificial Prosthetics and Medical Robotics

Agriculture & Food Tech

Crop Productivity, Alternative Foods & Superfoods, Marketplaces, Farm to Fork Tech and Supply Chain


EVs, Self-Driving/Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility Tech

Biotechnology & Life Sciences

Genome Analysis, Blood Diagnostic and Optical Imaging Tech


New/Alternate Energy, EV and Batteries

Program Benefits

Fast tracked access to capital and partner credits
Access to industry experts, pioneers & serial entrepreneurs for mentorship
Access to potential business opportunities with the best firms across various industries


  • Call for applications open

    2nd March 2020

  • First batch of applications close

    16th March 2020

  • Last Day to apply

    second batch of applications close

    30th March 2020

  • Selected Startups will be announced

    3rd April 2020

  • DeepTech Innovators Program in Bengaluru

    6th & 7th April 2020

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About Us

We at Chiratae Ventures believe that as investors, we need to constantly reinvent ourselves to be able to contribute to the evolving Indian start-up ecosystem. We recognize that India is changing rapidly & at scale and we want to be the catalysts to support this entrepreneurship growth and change. With AUM of ~$740 Mn and a portfolio of more than 80 companies, we are one of the leading VC firms in India. The existing DeepTech portfolio of Chiratae comprises of Axio BioSolutions - MedTech to revolutionize bleeding control & wound healing, SigTuple - intelligent screening solutions to aid diagnosis through AI-powered analysis of visual medical data, PlayShifu - AR based interactive learning toys for kids, Zumutor Biologics - a leading Immuno-Oncology company in the space of targeted NK cell therapeutics and Emotix – makers of Miko, an educational companion bot.

Over the years Chiratae has hosted innovation and frontier tech programs, which led to investments in Hevo Data and Deepfence. The DeepTech Innovators program is the 6th edition consolidating all the previous programs for the seed and early-stage start-ups with a focus on solving real, major problems through deep-technology across sectors.

Apply to participate in the program