ENTREPRENEURSHIP ASPECT OF XIME GOT A BOOST WITH INDIA’S FIRST AND ONLY B2B
SAAS ACCELERATOR IN XIME.
The 3 month Accelerator program is designed to find,
nurture and accelerate the next gen innovative ideas & entrepreneurs in B2B
Startups are mushrooming exponentially in India but
the need of the hour is to create ecosystems that help this revolution
translate into meaningful growth for the startups and the country. With an
intention to create a startup ecosystem for B2B SaaS (Business-to-Business
Software-as-a-Service) ideas, Amplifi and XIME have partnered to set up India’s
first and only Amplifi-XIME B2B SaaS Accelerator at XIME’s Bengaluru campus. The
new entity will offer infrastructure, mentoring, shared resources, access to
corporates, angel investors and VCs plus credits from partners & service
providers for the entrepreneurs selected through this program.
The Accelerator will be a 3 month long program for startup
founders chosen through a rigorous selection process. The selected startup
founders will work out of the XIME campus for this duration with the goal to
prepare each startup with a focused business pitch and a working or refined
The 4 Pillars of the Amplifi-XIME B2B SaaS Accelerator
Product Market Fit
Time to Market
Amplifi has been founded by Sudarshan Narayan, B2B
entrepreneur & startup mentor, Ravi Veeraghanta, tech industry veteran and
entrepreneur, Rohinton Bharucha, President & CEO, Patni Family Office,
Amitava Neogi, former ED, Morgan Stanley Private Banking India and Uday
Deshpande, former CFO and currently active Angel investor & startup mentor.
Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship
(XIME) was founded in 1991 by a group of academicians headed by Prof. J.
Philip, former Director, IIM-Bangalore. XIME enjoys
accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
[ACBSP] of the United States and has been consistently ranked among the top
B-schools in India. XIME has fully-residential campuses in Bengaluru and Kochi
and an upcoming campus in Chennai.
are invited for the first batch of Amplifi-XIME Accelerator program. The
application deadline is January 13, 2016.
Speaking on the occasion, Sudarshan Narayan, Amplifi’s
Managing Director said “Amplifi is dedicated to bringing innovative B2B SaaS
ideas to life in India and XIME is committed to encouraging
entrepreneurship. Our similar vision and common goals brought us together. We are
proud to partner with XIME and create an engaging and enriching ecosystem that
will define and develop the next gen B2B SaaS entrepreneurs.“
Prof. J. Philip, XIME’s
President said “XIME has been committed
to entrepreneurship development. We provide an excellent platform for aspiring
entrepreneurs to build successful ventures and existing entrepreneurs to scale
up their enterprises. We are excited and proud to partner with Amplifi
to help entrepreneurs build globally successful B2B SaaS ventures.“