The Second Era Of Transforming The Tourism, Travel And Hospitality Industry Is Here!

Goa Tourism

Accelerator 2022

 

Cohort 2

Goa Tourism Accelerator 2022

About Program

Goa Tourism Accelerator inaugurated for startup founders developing solutions for futureproofing the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry. The second edition of The Goa Tourism Accelerator for 2022 is expected to big-push the tourism sector & empower its stakeholders. This 12-week accelerator program is designed to help redefine the Go-To-Market strategy for startups with some traction or apply their solution to the industry for the first time.

During the last edition, 14 startups were handheld to success from the 50+ applications received from across the globe. These 14 startups included technological innovations in various areas – waste management, customer experience, new payment solutions, mobility, and sustainability among others. Rethinking tourism, especially in the period of climate change & global warming
essentially involves facilitating, asking of the right questions for effective solutions, which is what FiiRE dreams to achieve with this 12-week Tourism Accelerator Program.

Applications for batch 2

Goa - The Value Proposition

To rebuild and re-emerge from the crisis, an entire ecosystem needs to be built to tackle the challenges on an ongoing basis. Goa, with the right set of ecosystem enablers, and with Tourism as its mainstay, has emerged as a favorable destination for startup founders too. With an Incubation center especially focussed on TourismTech innovations, the emphasis is on providing impetus to entrepreneurs who can either design new solutions or adapt old ones to favorably impact the tourism sector. With the role of providing the right mix of knowledge, network, and funding, FiiRE Goa has emerged as a strong incubator for entrepreneurs developing technology that positively impacts local and global tourism.

Benefits

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Access to TourismTech Founder Club

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Piloting opportunity with Govt.

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Access to investor network

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POC opportunities with the partners

Timeline

Mentors

Hari Ganapathy
Hari Ganapathy

Co-Founder
Pickyourtrail

Srikar Y.V.
Srikar Y.V.

Director, Govt. Relations
RedBus

Anil Joshi
Anil Joshi

Managing Partner
Unicorn India Ventures

Naresh Nagaraj
Naresh Nagaraj

CFO
Kriya Ventures

Manoj Agarwal
Manoj Agarwal

Managing Partner
SEAFUND

Ajay Jain
Ajay Jain

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Silverneedle Ventures

Murthy Aradhi
Murthy Aradhi

Co-Founder – FastCollab Systems Private Limited

Mark Mendes
Mark Mendes

Director, Big Blue Road (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Partners

To View Last year Cohort 1 (2021)

FAQs

Is there a fee or Equity involved?

No.

Who is eligible?

Any startup with a solution that can be strategically fit for Goa Tourism Ecosystem can apply for the program.

Do I need to relocate to Goa?

If you want to! But it’s not mandatory.

What’s in it for FiiRE?

We have a mission to serve startups. Supporting tourism startups is a logical step towards it because we locate and access all the stakeholders needed for the Tourism startup ecosystem. And if anything, we learned from our past experiences, it takes an ecosystem to rebuild Tourism in Goa. So we are only playing our part as an ecosystem enabler for the Tourism sector.