About Event

LevelNXT is India’s most comprehensive scaleup program to recognize and nurture high-growth start-ups ready to make #theNXTbig transition. The event will bring together industry experts, venture capitalists, private equity players, and legal service providers under one roof to provide a platform that will guide entrepreneurs in taking their business to the next level.

What to Expect?

LevelNXT will unlock potential and unearth the brightest of entrepreneurs by building a collaborative ecosystem and enabling easier access to networks by being a catalyst for scaleups that are aspiring to be #theNXTbig brand.

Access to Government grants of INR 2 Crore without diluting equity.

Assured mentorship at the best Universities in India.

Direct access to all decision makers of our Patrons for the winners.

Profiling opportunity on CNBC TV-18 during and post the program.

Access to networking events.

Local and global market access & opportunity to directly meet any 10 wish-list companies at decision making levels.

Journey to the NXT Level

LevelNXT will identify and felicitate the ten best scaleups in the country who will be part of an ongoing mentorship engagement.
  • 1. Online

    Register & submit your entries.

  • 2. Offline Evaluation

    Applications will be shortlisted after thorough evaluation by the judges.

  • 3. Multi-City Pitching

    Shortlisted applicants will pitch in front of a jury at a city of their choice.

  • 4. Grand Pitch at Bengaluru

    Top 30 applicants from across the country to pitch in front of the grand jury.

  • 5. Winners

    Top 10 start-ups will be announced after the grand pitch at Bengaluru.


If you are:

  • A startup as guided by Government of India's definition of startup

  • Have annual revenues of over INR 1 Crore with a clear visibility of scaling signigicantly over the next 3 years

  • Building innovative products and solutions having large scale socio-economic impact

  • Biotech, Medtech and Defence startups are exempted from the revenue criteria. They can apply with zero revenue - however they should be ready for commercial launch of products/services

  • A business with a run rate of Rs. 10 Lac per month at the time of application

LevelNXT Stalwarts

Hear from some of the greatest minds in the business.
Learn and work alongside the best mentors. Get your brand to #LevelNXT
  • Saurabh Srivastava
    Indian Angel Network
  • Ramesh Abhishek
    Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion
  • Amitabh Kant
    NITI Aayog
  • Naina Lal Kidwai
    S. Adviser, Advent International Corporation

Presented By

Supported By

Our Patrons

Accelerator Partner

FICCI Initiatives Supporting the Program