GeoInnovation Challenge

Program Stages

Application Submission & Selection Process

Submit the duly filled application from before June 30, 2018. The qualified startups will be informed about their selection for solution building and mentoring stage.

Solution building & Mentoring Stage (June 15, 2018 to Aug 30, 2018)

Esri India would provide technology mentorship and access to Esri software for integration with ArcGIS platform. Esri India CoE team along with mentors would do a timely progress reviews with teams to ensure timely completion of solutions. Finalists will be selected based on the fulfilment of ideated objectives, application of GIS technology and readiness of products or MVP. Mentors from partner community will be assigned to startups for guidance and support to build business models and final presentations.

Business Pitch (Sep 4, 2018 to Sep 11, 2018)

The selected applicants will receive an invite to show case their solution and deliver the pitch between Sep 4 to Sep 11, 2018. The startup would present to a panel of Jury and the top three finalists will be rewarded at the User Conference in September 2018. In addition, they would get an opportunity to present their solution demo to Esri India users. The top three products selected by Jury would get an opportunity for ArcGIS Market place listing consideration. The best startup will get a sponsored trip to US for displaying at Esri Inc. User Conference.


Application Submission :
June 30, 2018

Product Development :
Aug 30, 2018

Final Pitch Presentation and Judgement :
Sep 04-11, 2018

Evaluation Criteria

Concept 10% Concept clarity / Value Proposition / Need
Market Potential 25% Business model and size of market
Technology 25% Usage of GIS
Uniqueness 20% Uniqueness of product/solution
Scalability 20% Ability to scale up the solution for larger use

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