Startup India Portal

India's largest online platform for entrepreneurs features 60000+ startups and 3.5 lakh users overall. It is one of the projects mandated by the government's Startup India Initiative, intended to catalyse startup culture and promote entrepreneurship in India.



Startup India Portal offers

  • A vast online network where startups can connect with thousands of investors, mentors, incubators and other stakeholders, in order to explore synergies and partnership opportunities.
  • Essential information for Indian startups and aspiring entrepreneurs, including information about company incorporation and relevant government schemes & policies.
  • Valuable online tools & resources for startups, including free online courses, enterprise and management software, market research reports, business templates and more.
  • Programs and challenges hosted by corporates and government agencies, where startups can win cash prizes, incubation, pilot opportunities and other forms of support.
  • Online applications for DPIIT recognition, through which startups can claim benefits including but not limited to tax exemption, fast-tracking of patent applications and reduced compliance due to self-certification of certain labour and environmental laws.