Unimpeded Acceleration!

AISEA (AFI iTIC Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator) is set up jointly by Action For India and iTIC Incubator at IIT Hyderabad. AISEA started its operations early in the year 2020 post getting support from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India under the NIDHI Accelerator scheme.

The key areas that merit attention under the program are

  • Cohort 1:health-tech, edu-tech and agri-tech
  • Cohort 2:health-tech

AISEA conducted two cohorts of 4 months each, with 15 startups graduating in Cohort 1 and 14 startups graduating in Cohort 2.

AISEA program is currently inactive. Please check other programs for startup support.

How the program delivers value

AISEA strives to establish an accelerator that maximizes an enterprise’s potential for societal benefit and profit, by assembling a world-class team of experts, creating the infrastructure for seamless peer-to-peer learning, and developing the platform to enhance the accelerator impact. It augments mentoring from various domain experts & serial entrepreneurs, global connections, investor connects, on-demand mentoring, ecosystem connects with government, policymakers, customers, researchers, thought leaders etc., and facilitates partnership opportunities which enable startups to save time and efforts from making costly mistakes in their ventures.

Eligibility criteria

  • The idea should be technology backed and socially impactful
  • The startup should have early traction
  • The start-up founder should be a citizen of India
  • Startups having their own IP are preferable


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