We are on a mission! Our aim is to build one of the world’s largest startup ecosystems that not only caters to entrepreneurs but also serves as a gateway for anyone who wants to start a tech company in India.
Who are we?
We are T-Hub, India’s largest and fastest growing startup engine, catalyzing innovation, scale and deal flow. As a two-year-old startup engine, our journey has been phenomenal.
T-Hub is a unique partnership between the government of Telangana and three of India’s premier academic institutes namely, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H), Indian School of Business (ISB) and National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR). It isn’t just any other incubator, but a confluence of startup, academic, corporate, research and government spheres.
Where are we located?
Headquartered in Hyderabad, T-Hub is anchored at Catalyst, a 70,000 sq. ft. of cutting-edge infrastructure nestled amidst the verdant cover of the IIIT-H campus in Gachibowli. Promising state-of-the-art facilities for meetings, conferences, networking and collaboration, this campus is the one-stop destination for startups seeking to learn, grow and build lasting relationships with key drivers of industry, academia and the public sector.
What we do?
T-Hub is becoming a destination of choice for early-to-growth stage startups looking to gain momentum and multiply impact. Our market scaling and internal scaling programs focus on helping growth-stage startups scale up rapidly and our meticulously designed frameworks allow us and our partners to offer targeted support to our startups.
T-Hub houses more than 346 startup incubatees who can choose from a wide variety of workshops, events and other resources. We have over 14 international partnerships and ~$33.6 million funding was raised by 57 startups as of November 2017.
We aim to serve as the bridge connecting entrepreneurs building powerful new solutions directly with corporates seeking the next big idea. T-Hub is currently partnered with 48 corporates and has already anchored 8 corporate innovation programs to help connect them with promising startups seeking corporate support. Talking about tie-ups, T-Hub had teamed up with Intel & DST to launch the Innovate for Digital India Challenge 2.0, Yes Bank to launch the YES FINTECH Accelerator, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) to showcase applications in Smart City/Smart Building domain, UberEXCHANGE, Qualcomm Design in India Challenge, Boeing HorizonX India Innovation Challenge 1.0, Facebook to launch India Innovation Hub Accelerator program for AR/VR startups etc.
Whether an India-based startup is looking to expand overseas in any of our various partnered nations, or international startups exploring India as a new destination for setting up business, we provide the critical resources and expertise to pilot their transition. Our programs like Indian Market Access Bridge (IMAB) and Soft Landing have been designed to support startups in the smooth transition as well as to scale in a new geography.
From early-stage to mature startups, the aim is to establish secure capitalization strategies by connecting our clients with committed experts possessing in-depth sector knowledge and understanding to cover diverse needs related to venture finance. Also, with investors and financial institutions, both domestically and offshore, across all stages of the startup growth cycle. T-Hub’s academic programs business unit places great emphasis upon the Telangana student fraternity, and upon enabling them to become active learners and apply their knowledge to solve everyday challenges. The objectives of our academic programs include empowering educators to become creators of sustainable innovation ecosystems at their respective institutions, driving the culture of raising young innovators through schools and colleges, to serve as exemplary role models and more.