Startupedia is a National Level Startup Event organized annually by the Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad. 32 hours of structured experience to define and refine your ideas and experience the highs, lows, and pressure that make up life at a startup. It is a platform that offers an opportunity to students from various graduation institutions, B-Schools and working professionals across India, to showcase their innovative ideas and launch their business plans. While you discover how to create a real company, you’ll meet the best mentors, investors and co-founders who are ready to help you get started. The outcome of Startupedia is the incubation of innovative business ideas and investment by interested parties, resulting in real startups. Your community is here to help you. Register today!

Stages and Timelines

I. Submission of Abstract

In this round, the participants need to send the abstract or executive summary (Max. One Page) of their business idea. The best ideas will be screened and the selected teams will be requested to send the complete Business Plan. Payments for registration should be done after abstract shortlisting.

II. Final Pitch Deck Presentation

The selected teams from the previous round need to come and present their business ideas in front of the jury on the days of the event. The first day of the event (28th February) will be completely dedicated to one on one mentoring, speaker and networking sessions. On the second day (29th February) the participants need to present their B-Plans in front of the jury. The results would be announced the same day.

Registration fees-

With a Team Size of 1-3 people – Rs.500.

With a Team Size of 3-5 people – Rs.1000.

A team consist of Maximum 5 People.

Accommodations to be provided with extra payment for which details will be provided later.

The Agenda for the year 2024 will be available soon.

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Our Previous Partners

Our Mission

To offer a platform and facilitate the young minds to envision their Startup journey. To support their innovative initiatives with rationale and justification; and covering areas like New Products, New markets, New Structure & New Functional strategies and Social Enterprise.

What is in the name?

“Startupedia” (Startup + Pedia means learning) – learning to Startup, through Startups. It truly defines our entrepreneurship development mission – “Startup India with Young India”


Prof. R K Mishra, Director, IPE, conceptualized an Entrepreneurship Development Program for the students and working professionals to showcase their ideas, on the Silver Jubilee of IPE in 2014. Startupedia has been doing well since its inception and has successfully aroused the entrepreneurial spirit among its participants.

Envision. Collab. Excel.

Startupedia is open to all graduation institutes, B-schools and working professionals from all over India. The program is being organized by the Institute of Public Enterprise,