Bangalore, August 26: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has created a platform to engage with tech startups in India. HPE has launched the HPE Digital Catalyst Program in partnership with angel investing platform LetsVenture. The objective is to support, innovate and identify the next generation of digital disruptors in the Indian startup ecosystem.

As part of this program, HPE will work with a selected cohort of eight enterprise-focused, growth-stage startups along three tracks - technology, go-to-market, and investment. With more than 50,000 startups, India is believed to have the third-largest startup ecosystem in the world.

“COVID-19 has acted as a catalyst in accelerating digital transformation around the world,” said Som Satsangi, managing director, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, India “At HPE, we have always been a believer in the power of partner ecosystems in driving innovation.

Here's how to apply for the program: 

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The applications are now open and the last date for submission is September 18, 2020.

October 1, 2020, is the announcement of the cohort.

October 5, is the launch of the program.

Mid of January 2021 is the showcase and wrap up of the program

How will the startups benefit?

Startups participating in the program will receive support from HPE teams including technology mentoring by HPE’s distinguished technologists, market validation and mentoring with HPE’s sales leaders. The disruptive startups aligned with HPE’s strategy will also have the opportunity to pitch to the HPE Pathfinder program for funding.