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About Program

IvyCamp & Sonata Software have collaborated in an open innovation program for entrepreneurs creating technological breakthrough solutions.

We are looking for solutions using technologies of blockchain, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, IoT, machine learning, RPA that are relevant to the following industries - Manufacturing, Travel, BFSI, Distribution, E-commerce and Retail.

Benefits

Fund Support

Selected companies will have an opportunity to pitch to Sonata Software for corporate funding.

Scale-up and commercialize

Commercialize and Scale-up your solution with support from Sonata Software.

Mentorship

Mentorship by sectoral experts and ecosystem partners.

Who we are looking for

EARLY and LATE stage startups that can bring innovation and value to the Retail, Travel and Distribution

Retail

  • User experience
  • Catalog/Digital asset management
  • Checkout & Ordering
  • Inventory & merchandising
  • Logistics & supply chain
  • Customer service & post sales
  • Marketing and campaigns
  • Data Analytics
  • User experience
  • Catalog/Digital asset management
  • Checkout & Ordering
  • Inventory & merchandising
  • Customer service & post sales
  • Logistics & supply chain
  • User experience
  • Catalog/Digital asset management
  • Checkout & Ordering
  • Inventory & merchandising
  • Logistics & supply chain
  • Customer service & post sales
  • Marketing and campaigns
  • Data Analytics
  • User experience
  • Catalog/Digital asset management
  • Checkout & Ordering
  • Inventory & merchandising
  • Marketing and campaigns
  • Data Analytics

Travel

Leisure / Corporate Travel

Digital Transformation

Mobility

Analytics

PROGRAM DATES

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FAQ

01. What is this open innovation program?

This is a unique startup scouting program by IvyCamp powered by Sonata Software. IvyCamp will shortlist startups based on feedback from its expert panel. This feedback will be shared with applicants for their benefit. IvyCamp will also share the results of the due diligence with shortlisted startups. Apart from this, all applicants also get access to IvyCamp’s comprehensive ecosystem for startups that include corporate benefits, mentor and investor network, access to events etc.

02. What are the deal terms?

By applying to the program you have the opportunity to be funded by Sonata Software. This could happen in one of the following ways, subject to mutual consent: Strategic business relationship (Boost your customer portfolio with Sonata Software as a customer) Direct investment Merger/Acquisition.

03. Is this program right for me? How do I know?

The program is open to startups of all stages (early stage startups must have at least an MVP/Prototype) looking to scale and/or raise funding from one of India’s biggest IT companies. The program is ideal for startups working on solutions in the block chain, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, IoT, machine learning, RPA space, that are relevant to the following industries - Manufacturing, Travel, BFSI, Distribution, E-commerce and Retail.

04. What team experience are you looking for?

We are looking for a passionate team who has in depth knowledge of the technology they are using, experience working with the technology solutions, good team dynamics, commitment, and the desire to succeed.

05. I am not based out of Bangalore, can I apply?

Since this is not an accelerator program, applicants are not required to be based out of Bangalore. This is a location independent program.

06. Who owns patent rights? Me or Sonata Software?

All IP – related matters will be subject to discussions between the shortlisted startups and Sonata Software at the final stage of deal flow.

07. How much investment can I get?

The investment size is based on various factors such as startup stage, traction, viability and scalability. Further, the final funding decision will be made by Sonata Software.

08. If I have any questions, who can I reach out to?

In case of any queries, please drop us an email at ruby@ivycapventures.com