EarthLab Bootcamp

August 5, 2024

The EarthLab Bootcamp, hosted by the Sunil Bhatia Start-up Resource Hub at SPJIMR, in partnership with Startup Réseau, is designed to empower emerging entrepreneurs in the sustainability sector. Focusing on key industries such as Agriculture and ClimateTech, our bootcamp provides a comprehensive platform to support innovators driving impactful solutions to urgent global issues.

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Benefits

Mentorship: Receive tailored mentorship from industry experts and seasoned entrepreneurs.

Workshops & Masterclass Sessions: Enhance your skills and knowledge through targeted sessions and practical exercises.

Real-Time Feedback: Gain valuable insights to refine your strategies and solutions.

Industry/Corporate Connect: Build connections with leading corporations and industry partners.

Investor Connects: Access a network of potential investors.

Tech Credits: Get access to upto $500K worth of Technology Partner Credits.

Acceleration Opportunity: The top start-ups will be considered for the upcoming EarthLab Accelerator by WISE Tech, SPJIMR.

Free of Charge: This bootcamp is completely free for participants, offering invaluable resources and support at no cost.

EarthLab Bootcamp

Programme structure

The 30-day bootcamp will operate in a virtual environment with various engagement formats, including one-on-one mentoring, workshops and masterclass sessions, and real-time feedback. Founders will engage in 2-3 days of weekly participation, including:

Mondays: Curriculum sessions
Wednesdays: Speaker series
Fridays: Mentoring sessions
Demo Day

Dive into key areas such as product market fit, financing and valuation, pitching and presentation, and go-to-market strategy. These sessions are conducted by experienced industry professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge and practical insights.

Engage with experienced speakers who have deep industry experience and a passion for the sustainability space. The series will cover essential topics including, but not limited to:

  • Understanding the ESG Landscape: Trends and opportunities in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) sectors
  • From Concept to Impact: Building and scaling your start-up
  • Zero to One: Strategies for accelerating growth
  • Advancing Social Inclusion: Empowering marginalised communities
  • Harnessing Technology for Sustainable Development: Innovations and solutions

Guidance and mentorship from mentors with deep knowledge of the sustainability sector and extensive industry experience.

The bootcamp will conclude with a Demo Day, featuring presentations to internal teams, investors, and partners. This event provides a platform for startups to showcase their progress and gain valuable insights.

Eligibility criteria

The EarthLab Bootcamp is designed for early-stage start-ups operating in the sustainability space. We welcome applications from start-ups focused on areas such as climate change, natural resources management, pollution and waste management, biodiversity conservation, sustainable agriculture, AgriTech solutions, and other sustainability-related fields. If your startup is dedicated to addressing these critical global challenges, we encourage you to apply and join us in creating a sustainable future.

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