A Startup ecosystem initiative aimed at co-creating solutions for the next wave of internet users, the Next 3 Billion.
The key focus areas are Networking and Infrastructure, Security, IoT, AI & Machine learning, Image Processing, Linkages or Video Analytics, and Deep tech along with Healthcare-Specific Technologies.
Cisco LaunchPad aims to support startups in their entrepreneurial journey and help them scale to the next level by providing access to a wide gamut of resources.
Internal Cisco Mentors and External Experts with immense industry experience and subject matter expertise, to guide startups on product and technology
Nominal grant upon the start of the Cohort. Additional grant at the end of the cohort based on performance.
Interactions with the Angel investor and Venture Capital community to tap new opportunities
Startups can leverage Cisco technologies - APs, ASR, ISR, IR, UCS, MSE, CMX, ISE
Startups will get access to Cisco events and some customers for PoC / demo on a case-to-case basis.
A world class co-working space in the Cisco campus for startups to learn and bounce off ideas with peers.
After graduation, the startups become part of the bigger alumni program which focuses on use case integration and Go To Market. The alumni are also provided continued support when it comes to: