What is Startup India Learning Program? (Download PDF)


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This is in continuation of previous article on Startup India. Startup India Learning Program is a free online Entrepreneurship program by Startup India. Invest India in collaboration with UpGrad developed this program.

Refer: Startup India and Start-Up Hubs

  • It aims to help entrepreneurs get their ideas and ventures to the next level through structured learning. The program covers lessons on key areas of starting up by 40 + top founders of India in an extensive 6-Week Program.

What Are the Key Features of This Start-Up India Learning Program?

  • Industry Insights - Learn about real-life successes and failures from top Indian entrepreneurs across domains.
  • Certification - Receive an official Startup India and Invest India Certification.
  • Language Option - Choose between Hindi or English as your medium of instruction
  • Networking & Mentoring - Interact with fellow Entrepreneurs in an interactive discussion forum
  • Business Plan - Get step by step insights in creating a Business Plan for your venture

What Does the Start-up India Learning Program Teach?

The course curriculum is a combination of 6 modules each specifically focusing on a topic area.

  1. Introduction to Entrepreneurship

  2. Idea Validation

    Idea Identification and Assessment - Identify idea and assess it with potential customers and the market environment

  3. Legal Building

    • Building a Legal Foundation - Define the right legal foundation for company and explore fundamentals like Company Registration, Compliances, Patents etc.

    • Understanding Finance Basics - Understand the fundamentals of finance & accounting comprising of financial statements, break-even analysis etc.

    • Introduction to Business Planning - Learn to build an effective Business Plan for venture

  4. Pitching and Funding

    • Fundraising and Valuation - Understand an investor’s mindset on matters of company valuation, fundraising, equity dilution among other things

    • Pitching and Termsheets - Learn to pitch company to investors and identify the key focus areas in term sheets

How To Enroll in ‘Start-Up India’ Learning Program?

  • A user needs to create an account. On completion of creating the account, she/he can start taking the course.

- Published/Last Modified on: April 20, 2018

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