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Agents of Change Entrepreneurs

Fully-funded six-month acceleration  program for idea-stage entrepreneurs seeking to solve hard problems

Inviting Applications For Cohort 2023

Apply and get access to expert sessions on startups.


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Develop entrepreneurs passionate to take up difficult but important problems and build scalable solutions to them through a first principles thinking and multi-disciplinary approach, to have an ecosystem impact.

About ACE


Engaging High touch program

Work with the founders and mentors for 6 months in a co-located office space from idea discovery to pilot, and scale.


Funding at idea-stage

Get ₹ 1 Lakh per month as fellowship amount and more than ₹ 10 Lakhs worth of perks such as office space, HR/Finance support, AWS credits, etc. ₹ 2 Cr corpus for further investment during the program period.


Leverage strong connections

Work & get support from seasoned entrepreneurs, domain experts and mentors for problem solving & execution. You are never alone in this journey!

Cohort 2023 Theme:  #JobTech

#JobTech is a catch-all term referring to software, mobile applications, and other technologies put together for create, improveing or matchmaking of jobs


Tap the latent demand and create job opportunities by solving the problem (Archetypes: Uber, Zomato etc)



Improve the compensation, job security or quality of life (Archetypes: Urban company, Airbnb  etc)



Create systems to improve the efficiency of matching job-seekers and jobs (Archetypes: Naukri, Upwork etc)

​​ACE will support both for-profits and non-profits.

ACE Timeline

Invitation for applications

Starts: 15th March


Application evaluation

End Date: 15th May


In-person evaluation

End Date: 30th May


Release of final list of applicants

Date: 5th June


Cohort Launch

Start: 12th June

Eligibility for ACE

  • Smart & determined final year students or fresh graduates (0-2 years of experience).

  • Passionate about solving big problems & building products.

  • Strong demonstrable entrepreneurial qualities.

  • Living or willing to move to Delhi-NCR for their startup journey.

Two Stage Selection Process

  1. Based on resume and application form. 

  2. Shortlisted candidates will be evaluated on a week-long in-residence rigorous evaluation, where the startup journey will be squeezed in 5 days, applicants will DO things that are needed to build a startup.

Bring your startup idea to life and take it to new heights.

Apply and get access to expert sessions on startups.

Team ACE

 ACE Jury

 ACE Mentors