The Aditya Birla Group announced the launch of Aditya Birla Bizlabs; an initiative for start-ups to provide the opportunity to scale-up in a large operating business environment. The program is accepting applications from start-up catering to the areas of Retail, Financial Services, Mobility etc.
“Our objective at Aditya Birla Bizlabs is to enable the combination of the technology and ingenuity of the start-up ecosystem with the power and reach of the Group’s businesses to create a platform to foster growth and rapidly scale-up businesses. We are excited with the prospect of working with start-ups on a collaborative platform” said Mr. Dev Bhattacharya, Group Executive President, Aditya Birla Group.
The Bizlabs is a 20 day-long program, during which short-listed start-ups will be provided access to the CEOs and CXOs of the Aditya Birla Group, and the chance to network with reputed industry experts. In addition, the selected start-ups will have the opportunity to scale up by entering into a commercial arrangement with the Group’s businesses. They may also receive an investment from an independent arm of the Aditya Birla Group.
The last date of applying for the program is 2nd of September, 2015 after which no applications will be entertained. Any startup that is into the qualifying market can submit their application HERE.