Organized by Atal Incubation Centre - Shiv Nadar University, the Venture Challenge 6.0 is a close door business pitch competition, designed to incubate the aspiring entrepreneurs and support them to start, accelerate and grow their business. The event aims to inspire and actuate brilliant young minds of the country, by exposing them to a competitive atmosphere where they can prove their mettle. 

Participants get the opportunity to pitch their ideas and present the business model which should cover - Venture description, Market Analysis, Unique Value Proposition, Competitive Landscape, Revenue Model, Innovation and Implementation, Social Impact and Future Growth Strategy.


Selection Stages

  • Preliminary screening
  • Idea pitching
  • Final pitch presentation

Selection Parameters

The submitted applications will be evaluated based on the following:

  • Novelty of idea
  • Compelling solution
  • Scalability potential
  • Well rounded team

Focused Areas

We have been broadly focusing on deep tech industries and startups specialized in robotics, AI and ML. This year’s Venture Challenge will have the following categories: 

  1. Industry 4.0 
  2. Robot and Robotic Process Automation
  3. Additive Manufacturing
  4. Life Science
  5. EV & Power Batteries 
  6. Women Led Startups 
  7. Spacetech 
  8. Healthtech 
  9. Edtech
  10. Agritech
  11. Other disruptive technologies

We are offering

  • 24/7 access to office space and residential facilities 
  • Seed fund support from Startup India 
  • Access to govt. grants and other funds 
  • Access to investors and funding
  • Mentoring by industry professionals 
  • Access to world-class research labs
  • Chance to submit innovative project pitch at the Dassault System’s 3D experience lab 
  • Get global acceleration support from HCL Technologies 

Who can apply?

  • Ideation Stage Startup
  • Validation Stage Startup
  • Early Traction Startup
  • Scaling Stage Startup