The program aims to identify startups working in the social impact space and support them through monetary grants
About HDFC BANK PARIVARTAN SMARTUP GRANT
The HDFC Bank Parivartan SmartUp Grants program, launched in 2017 as part
of HDFC Bank’s Parivartan and SmartUp Program, aims to support startups that
offer solutions in various sectors, including Environment, Agri Business,
Education, Waste Management, Healthcare, Skill Development, and Gender
Diversity & Inclusion. As part of this initiative, FiiRE, was selected as one of the
recipients of the grant. FiiRE would then provide funding and support to startups
operating in these sectors to help them grow and make a positive impact in their
We provide financial aid and mentorship to startups in the early stages of ideation. Our aim is to help
entrepreneurs refine their concepts, conduct market research, and develop a robust proof of concept that
demonstrates the potential of their innovative solutions in the tourism industry.
We support startups in the development of prototypes and minimum viable products (MVPs). Through financial
aid, technical expertise, and industry connections, we enable entrepreneurs to bring their innovative ideas to life,
building functional prototypes that can be tested and validated in real-world scenarios.
We believe in the importance of validating products and solutions in real-market conditions. We provide
financial support to startups for conducting product trials, gathering user feedback, and iterating on their offerings
to ensure they meet the needs and expectations of the tourism industry.
Market Entry and Commercialization
We assist startups in scaling their operations and entering the market successfully. We provide seed funding and
strategic guidance to help entrepreneurs refine their go-to-market strategies, secure partnerships, and establish a
strong presence in the tourism industry.