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    Helping startups develop a powerful business plan and investor pitch deck

    Includes experienced perspectives on strategy, assistance in developing an easy-to-understand 3-year financial model and a crisp, comprehensive, elegant investor pitch deck.

    Know your chances of getting funded with the proprietary Applyifi 36-point scorecard for startups

  • Investors get 100s of pitch decks every month. 

    A comprehensive, elegant pitch deck that provides investors all the information they seek improves your chances of getting their attention.

  • Here's how the program works:

    At Applyifi we help companies develop a strong investor pitch deck.

    (If you don't like what you get, you get your full money back, except the taxes paid).

     

    We first review your business plan and current pitch deck to assess if your startup is likely to get investor interest.

     

    If there is a reasonable chance that your venture may get investor interest, we invite you to join the program to refine / prepare your investor pitch deck.

    • We  provide you a 36-point Applyifi Scorecard for your startup, which evaluates your venture and pitch deck on the key aspects that investors review startups on.
    • We share a framework for you to provide as much information as you have on your business and plans. 
    • We also provide you very easy-to-understand excel sheet templates which help you build your financial model.
    • Post this we schedule a call with one of our senior experts to discuss different aspects of your business, including your business plan and how investors are likely to view the venture.
    • Based on the information you provide and our understanding from the conversation, our team will send you recommendations on your business plan and pitch deck.
    • Post this, we will schedule one call to understand the recommendations.
    • Once we agree, our team will make the final pitch deck for you, according to our understanding of what investors are looking for.

    4-5 interactions spread over a maximum of 1-month.

     

    If you do not like what we have done, just ask for the money back and we will refund the entire amount.

  • Pricing

     

    Initial review to assess if your venture is likely to get investor interest - Free

     

    Applyifi Scorecard - Rs.10,000

     

    Scorecard + Revised Business Plan and Investor Pitch Deck - Rs.50,000

    (Rs.40,000 if you have already subscribed for the scorecard earlier)

  • Portfolio

    Select companies from batch 1 of Qrate
    (Qrate is a unique fund-raising assistance and investor connect program of the Government of Rajasthan. The Qrate program is free for startups.).

  • IOT enabled hardware platform startup

    Currently focusing on the home automation segment.

     

    Beehive power strip and plug points fit into existing plug points and convert appliances like washing machines, toasters, geysers music systems, and fans & lights into connected devices which can be controlled via the mobile app.

    A range of 20 B2B hardware solutions for Retail & BFSI

    Highly software and design intensive hardware platforms shaped into rugged B2B mobile thermal printers.

    AI chat bot for employee engagement and retention

    Xane is a chatbot which interacts with employees on one to one basis regularly and gives actionable analytics by prioritizing prominent issues in the organization.

     

    Easily Integrates with any collaboration tool like Slack, Flock, HipChat, Workplace, Emails and HRMS that your team might be using

    Supplying Fresh Fruits & Vegetables to hotels

    Freshokartz leverages technology coupled with sourcing, sorting and delivery processes to redefine the price-value equation for hotels, giving them reliability of quality vegetables and fruits at fair prices.

    Building a brand of micro-stay options for travellers.

    Frotels is making short-duration stays possible with a strong value proposition for travellers and hoteliers.

    • For hotels: “Sell unsold inventory for short-duration stays e.g. people wanting to freshen up.” [600+ hotels have signed up]
    • For travellers: “Book hotels only for the duration you need”

    Helping musicians market themselves better

    GiGlue provides musicians a high-quality website, automated regular social media presence, an online portfolio, online bookings & payments and access to gigs.

     

    They provide artists a G-AP Score on the basis of their skills & popularity parameters through building a strong machine learning algorithm.

    A curated marketplace for buying and managing pets

    Carefully curated high-quality breeders to ensure that pet lovers get healthy pets of the breed they desire. They provide owners certificate of lineage and health check up certificate of the pet.

     

    Additionally, the marketplace of verified service providers makes it easier for pet owners to manage their pets with services like trainers, kennels, boarding, vets, etc.

    Helping schools set up and manage Innovation Labs and Tinkering Labs

    Srjna makes it super easy and cost-effective for schools to set up ‘Learning by Doing’ programs

     

    Instead of running around to find things to put and do in their ‘Learning by Doing’ programs, Srjna provides them all the equipment, kits, content and software to run their Innovation & Tinkering Labs

    Media platform for the education sector.

    Print, online, online TV and events

    Scoo News is making education sector stake-holders better aware of changes in the sector.

     

    Their value proposition:: Stay on top of the game with quality perspectives, content & best practices from across the globe.

    Collaboration platform for experiential travel sector stakeholders

    A platform that makes it possible for enterprising people in villages to collaborate with our curated panel of travel bloggers, travel experts and photographers to co-create and market Experiential Travel packages.

    AI Based score improvement platform for education institutions.

    Bodhi's Ai-based test creation engine instantly and automatically creates tests that are personalized and customized
    for each student based on their performance
    and learning abilities.

  •  

    A guide book by Applyifi founder Prajakt Raut

    for startups to get better prepared for business and fund raising

     

     

    Click here to try a few sample chapters.

  • Testimonials

    We are obsessed with helping startups succeed

    “Fundraising is very exciting, but also can be a very tedious and long, especially for a novice entrepreneur.

     

    Prajakt and Applyifi Team made the whole process from making a pitch deck to finalizing SHA very easy and smooth.”

     

    Angad Singi, founder - Vahann

    "Applyifi has been an incredible source of knowledge, honest feedback, and connections for our startup.

     

    Their Scorecard was a tangible piece of due diligence we could show investors. Applyifi made the right introductions at the right time, allowing us to raise our seed round of funding."

     

    Gabe Baker, founder and CEO, Edorble

    "Applyifi has been invaluable in helping us set up the business.

     

    While our venture was not VC fundable, they helped us understand why, and helped us build the foundation of a sustainable business that we love running."

     

    Ritika Bhatia - Founder Kontent Factory

    "Because of Applyifi, our fundraising process got streamlined and it provided us with the required traction in the generally noisy startup-investor market.

     

    For any startup looking to raise their seed round I would absolutely recommend connecting with Prajakt Raut and Applyifi"

     

    Abhishek Chatterjee, founder Meta IoT / Vehico.

  • Prajakt Raut - Co-founder Applyifi

    Prajakt is an entrepreneurship evangelist.

    His personal goal in life is to encourage and assist a 100,000 people to become entrepreneurs.​

    Previously head of operations of the Indian Angel Network, a founding team member of a leading accelerator, co-founder of Orange Cross, and Asia Director for TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs).

     

    Founding partner of The Growth Labs [www.thegrowthlabs.in]

     

    Well connected and respected in the entrepreneurial eco-system in India. He writes extensively on Quora and blogs on www.thehubforstartups.com.

     

    Click here to view full profile

  • Resource Centre

    For more articles and resources, visits Prajakt's blog - click here.

  • We are on a mission to create
    a 100,000 startups.

    For the world to be happy, we need more job creators. We need more startups to be successful.
    Our programs are designed with the mission of making startups successful.

  • Write to us

    Submit the form below, or write to us at startup@applyifi.com

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