GeoInnovation Challenge

Program Stages

Application Submission & Selection Process

Submit the duly filled application form before September 5, 2019. The qualified startups will be informed about their selection for solution building and mentoring stage.


Solution Building & Mentoring Stage (August 23, 2019 to Nov 15, 2019)

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 (Dec, 2019)

The selected applicants will receive an invite to show case their solution and deliver the pitch. The startup would present to a panel of Jury and the top three finalists will be rewarded. The top three products selected by Jury would get an opportunity for ArcGIS Market place listing consideration. The best startup may get a sponsored trip to US for displaying at Esri Inc. User Conference.

Timelines:

Application Submission :
September 5, 2019

Product Development :
Nov 15, 2019

Final Pitch Presentation and Judgement :
Dec, 2019

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

For more information, contact: startups@esri.in