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LetsVenture in collaboration with Sylvant Advisors launches The Edcubator

 Sylvant Advisors, in collaboration with LetsVenture, announces the launch of The Edcubator, India’s first Education-sector-focused virtual incubator. The Edcubator is now inviting edupreneurs who are ready to scale transformative education-sector focused solutions through innovative business models.

 
 Sylvant Advisors, in collaboration with LetsVenture, announces the launch of The Edcubator, India’s first Education-sector-focused virtual incubator. The Edcubator is now inviting edupreneurs who are ready to scale transformative education-sector focused solutions through innovative business models.
 
This virtual incubator is designed to take the applicants through a selection process, led by successful education entrepreneurs and professionals. Selected entrepreneurs will be provided with mentoring support for investment preparation & facilitation. 
 
The Edcubator is an intensive 90-day program that would guide these start-ups to develop critical customer insights, integrate these insights to offerings, develop sound go-to-market strategies, build robust financial models, incorporate appropriate governance structures and prepare to pitch to investors
 
Selected participants will have access to:
● Ongoing market research and customer insights
● Organizational learning process
● Monthly progress dashboards & readiness assessments
● Intensive Mentorship 
 
During these months, participants would be expected to complete specific action items as prescribed by the mentors. 
 
Upon graduation from the Edcubator, select startups shall be fast tracked for syndication on the LetsVenture platform. The LetsVenture team shall also provide personalized support to adequately position the startups for successful fundraising.
 
Speaking about the program, Anand Sudarshan, Founder & Director at Sylvant said “Having worked & invested in a range of education start-ups, we believe that applying a structured process in thinking through markets, customers and investment models helps our entrepreneurs achieve impact, scale and profitability. The Edcubator will aggregate all of these insights to the entrepreneurs. We are also excited to partner with LetsVenture, which will support startups to raise capital through their proven fundraising process.” 
 
Other than the ventures selected for the incubator, all the program applicants will also be invited to register & participate in the Sylvant Insight Engine (SIE) for a period of six months. SIE is an analytics-driven insights engine that is designed to address key questions faced by edupreneurs on value propositions, markets, sales and financials, as they evolve. This Insights Engine will be launched in the coming months.
 
Shanti Mohan, Founder, LetsVenture said, “At LetsVenture we are excited about partnering with Sylvant, as it gives us the opportunity to build deep vertical expertise in sectors. The insights engine which provides startups the ability to plan their fundraise with a data based approach will truly help LetsVenture move to angel investing 2.0.”
 
Interested startups can apply to the competition through the LetsVenture platform at  
 
 
About Sylvant: 
Sylvant provides a robust scaffolding for the future of education to be crafted globally, by leveraging the power of experts, depth of insights and network of entrepreneurs. 
Sylvant works with education entrepreneurs to accelerate their growth – beginning with drafting business strategies, early-stage seed investments, aiding in larger fund-raising effort, providing operational support and being a part of an entire growth journey Sylvant is co-founded by Anand Sudarshan (former CEO of Manipal Global Education), Madan Padaki (former CEO MeritTrac, co-founder Head Held High Services) and PV Boccasam (serial entrepreneur, General Partner at NovakBiddle Venture Partners, US). Sylvant currently has a portfolio of 14 education startups including GuruG, Lodestar, LabInApp, Entlogics. 
 
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