DST PRAGATI Accelerator Program – The Investor Pitching Day

The DST PRAGATI Accelerator Program culminated with a Demo Day on April 28, 2023, where eight top-performing startups pitched to Angel Investors from different parts of the country.

The day was packed with crucial learnings and an understanding of business and investment nuances. The quality and impact of the event were augmented by the presence of Ramaswamy Sankar, CEO, The Chennai Angels; Gantavya Kshatree, Investment & Portfolio Management, Social Alpha; Ankur Shah, VP, Patni Financial Advisors; Neha Aggarwal, Principal Investment, Mumbai Angels Network; and Naresh Priyadarshi, CEO, IIITD Innovation and Incubation Center.

16 social impact startups were selected for the 6-month DST Pragati Accelerator Program, to provide them with targeted handholding and networking support, and consequently make them ready to pitch for investment by the end of the program.