Dell Partners With Startup India To Empower Startups Scale


Dell Technologies collaborates with Startup India to launch a platform for Indian technology start-ups. The platform will help them scale and create their own marketplace. This partnership intends to engage with Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) registered startups. It aims to create a market opportunity for startups in growth stage. Thus, enabling them to not only build their business but also put them on a path to generate working capital via market access collaborations.

About the program:

The association will focus on supporting and enabling 75 startups. These startups will be selected through applications submitted on the platform website. Dell will help the shortlisted startups with exclusive Tech-Teardown sessions. Further, it will provide them with expert engineering counselling focused on technology scalability issues and go-to-market collaborations. Moreover, 15 founders will further be shortlisted for exclusive business masterclass organized by Dell leaders and powered by IIM Udaipur.

Talking about the partnership, Sudiip Goswami, Director & GM – Global Alliances, Service Providers & Startups – India, Dell Technologies said “We believe in the potential of our start-up ecosystem and are strongly invested in helping them innovate and grow. Our collaboration with Startup India will further enable several growth-stage start-ups to build a successful roadmap. We are confident that our technology, expert led guidance and solutions will enable these businesses to be future ready.”

Aastha Grover, Head – Startup India said, “The Indian startup ecosystem has transformed India into a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship. Digitization has propelled the democratisation of access and opportunity for Indian businesses. I would like to commend Dell Technologies for this program.”

Through this partnership, Dell aims to impact and support start-ups that leverage emerging technologies to address business challenges. Meanwhile, with the innovative technology engine, expertise in strategic guidance and consultancy, Dell is committed to help start-ups be future-ready and thrive in the new digital age. Furthermore, Dell will seed the 7 startup winners with a micro-tinkering lab. They will also receive capital support worth USD 5K each to establish the right IT foundation.