Uber is hosting a Startup Challenge, ‘Uber Sustainovate’, centered around ‘sustainable mobility’, with an aim to find the most innovative solutions by Indian startups to help move the country towards its goal of zero tailpipe emissions.The competition, in partnership with Startup India and nasscom AI, is designed to award startups that produce the best workable ideas that would help accelerate the transition to sustainable mobility in the country. The winning startup would be awarded a grant of $120,000 (approximately Rs 1 crore), and the top 3 entries would be awarded mentorship sessions with our tech leadership in India in order to help them sharpen their skills and competencies.
DETAILED ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
1. DPIIT recognized startups located anywhere in India.
2. Interested startups are invited to submit their solution, corresponding to the use case, by filling in the application form.
3. Startups will be selected for the following rounds based on their idea note, and the shortlisted ones will get the opportunity to present their Proof of Concept or ready solution or working prototype.
4. The submissions will be evaluated across multiple stages, based on overarching ideas, proof of concept, working prototypes, and overall alignment with Uber’s sustainability mission and values.
Startups passionate about driving change in the mobility sector are encouraged to register online through this link.
The startup challenge is open for entries up to 18th October 2023. Registration will be followed by multiple rounds of shortlisting, based on overarching ideas, proof of concept, working prototypes, and overall alignment with our sustainability mission and values. The winner will be announced in January 2024, after a final jury round.