From Idea to Launch: India's First Incubator For Teen Startups!

Are you a high-school student with a promising business idea?

The Clever Harvey Incubator will help you launch and get your first customers in three months.

From Idea to Launch: India's First Incubator For Teen Startups!

Are you a high-school student with a promising business idea?

The Clever Harvey Incubator will help you launch and get your first customers in three months.

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Clever Harvey
Winter Incubation 21-22 Winners

India’s first incubator program for teenage startups where students over the period of just three months shape their ideas into actual businesses!
Meet the top 5 winners of the Clever Harvey Winter Incubation 2021-22 who actually launched their business after completing the Clever Harvey Incubation Program.
Congratulations! to the winners for scoring themselves a seed funding worth ₹25,000 each

At the age of 16, Amay Bharadwaj followed his passion for designing and founded Yama Designs, a high quality design and multimedia services company with a growing clientele.

Harsh Bajpai, 14, has prototyped a functioning IoT based health monitoring device, EZHealth, to track essential vitals, making remote healthcare for senior citizens a near reality.

Palaash Jadav and Amrita Mukherjee, both at the age of 14, have created a unique platform for all readers, named One Last Chapter, offering customised hampers with your favourite books and cool merch.

Anshu Reddy Gondi and Shivani Tripurani launched a mental health support platform called Serapy, providing students with a safe place to voice their concerns, connecting them with various programs to help cope better.

A true hustler at the age of 16,  Aryan Kishore has ideated and launched Hello Career, a career discovery platform helping teens find their dream paths.

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Key Details

Eligibility

Ages
14-18

Cost

Completely
Free

Program Duration

10 weekends x
2 hours each

Key Dates

Applications close:
15 May 22

Incubator Starts:
23 May 22

Applications for Summer Batch 2022 are closed Now. Shortlisted teams will recieve a call from us by 21st May 2022

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Hours
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Easy to apply

Easy to Apply

Any student (Age 14 to 18) can apply for free. 20 teams selected for our 10 week incubator program

1-on-1 sessions

1 is to 1 Mentorship

Get 1:1 mentorship from startup founders & entrepreneurs to take your idea to prototype and launch

help with launch

Help with Launch

Get help, resources, free credits from our partners and funds for setting up your startup’s website and getting your first exposure with real customers

funding of growth

Funding for Growth

All 20 startups launch their product in these 10 weeks. Five top startups receive a seed grant of ₹25,000 each

How it works!

Present your business plan to us, and the best 20 startups will be incubated in our program

While all 20 teams will launch their offerings by the end of the incubator, the top 5 teams will unlock a seed grant of Rs. 25,000 each to further expand their venture.

If you have a startup idea or a business idea, apply here.

During these 3 months our selected startups will grow their ideas to traction stage with the help of our mentors and also receive free
infrastructure
to build their product.

Be among the best in our Incubation Program!

Get Funding and mentorship advice from real entreprenuers at every milestone you achieve.

Milestone 1: Idea to MVP

Work with your team to prototype the “minimum viable product” of your idea and get customer feedback

Milestone 2: Launch

Re-design the product based on customer feedback + set up your processes

Milestone 3: Traction

Market your innovation to get your first hundred customers!

Ideate with 1:1 mentorship sessions
Advice & funds for developing a prototype
Help with getting and interpreting Customer Feedback

Help you will get along the way

1:1 mentorship sessions on adapting the product based on customer feedback
Advice and funds for setting up your website and payment collection
Guidance on how to procure materials or services and how to set up processes

Help you will get along the way

1:1 mentorship sessions on growing your business
Advice and funds for developing your marketing materials
Guidance on how to accelerate your growth
Grant funding of the top five startups at the end of the incubator program

Milestone 1: Idea to MVP

Work with your team to prototype the “minimum viable product” of your idea and get customer feedback

Milestone 2: Launch

Re-design the product based on customer feedback + set up your processes

Milestone 3: Traction

Market your innovation to get your first hundred customers!

Ideate with 1:1 mentorship sessions
Advice & funds for developing a prototype
Help with getting and interpreting Customer Feedback

Help you will get along the way

1:1 mentorship sessions on adapting the product based on customer feedback
Advice and funds for setting up your website and payment collection
Guidance on how to procure materials or services and how to set up processes

Help you will get along the way

1:1 mentorship sessions on growing your business
Advice and funds for developing your marketing materials
Guidance on how to accelerate your growth
Grant funding of the top five startups at the end of the incubator program

Milestone #1 Idea to mvp

IDEA TO MVP

Work with your team to prototype the "minimum viable product" of your idea and get customer feedback.

IDEA TO MVP

Work with your team to prototype the "minimum viable product" of your idea and get customer feedback.
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Help you will get along the way

Ideate with 1:1 mentorship sessions

Advice & funds for developing a prototype

Help with getting and interpreting Customer Feedback
Ideate with 1:1 mentorship sessions

Advice & funds for developing a prototype

Help with getting and interpreting Customer Feedback
Apply now

Milestone #2 Launch

Launch

Re-design the product based on customer feedback + set up your processes.

Launch

Re-design the product based on customer feedback + set up your processes.
Apply now

Help you will get along the way

Ideate with 1:1 mentorship sessions

Advice & funds for developing a prototype

Guidance on how to procure materials or services and how to setup processes.
Ideate with 1:1 mentorship sessions

Advice & funds for developing a prototype

Guidance on how to procure materials or services and how to setup processes.
Apply now

MILESTONE #3 Traction

Traction

After the product is complete, its now time for the students to make their product live, once the product is live on the market, its time for the next big challenge - "getting traction"

Traction

After the product is complete, its now time for the students to make their product live, once the product is live on the market, its time for the next big challenge - "getting traction"
Apply now

Help you will get along the way

Ideate with 1:1 mentorship sessions

Advice & funds for developing a prototype

Guidance on how to accelerate your growth

Grant funding for the top 5 startups at the end of the program
Ideate with 1:1 mentorship sessions

Advice & funds for developing a prototype

Guidance on how to accelerate your growth

Grant funding for the top 5 startups at the end of the program
Apply now

Launch a real Startup
And get Seed Grant from us

Have you considered running your own business? Join Clever Harvey Future Leader’s Incubation program for the students in grades 8th – 12th.

Winter Incubation Applications have been closed on 9th October 2021 and the Winter Program incubation program will run from 18th October 2021 to 14th January 2021.

Have you considered running your own business? Join Clever Harvey Future Leader’s Incubation program for the students in grades 8th – 12th.

Summer Incubation Applications have been closed on 15th May 2022 and the Summer Incubation program will run from 23rd May 2022 to 30th July 2022.

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Weekends
Is the Incubation Period
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Teams
Launching their Businesses
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Teams
Unlock Seed Grants

Receive Awesome Perks from Our Partners as well!

As a startup selected in the Clever Harvey Incubation Program, you can benefit from AWS cloud credits of up to $1000 valid for 2 years , and technical support plan worth up to $350 and other benefits offered as part of the AWS Activate Program.
Choose from 500+ customizable website templates from Wix that are built to meet your business needs. As a startup selected in the Clever Harvey Incubation Program, you will receive a free yearly subscription of Wix Premium.
DigitalOcean's startup program, Hatch will offer a $1,000 one-year credit and other program benefits to any startup that gets selected into the Clever Harvey Incubation program, subject to meeting eligibility criteria specified on the Program site.

Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers

The program is aimed at helping teens build their ideas to a full fledged business and also improve their Startup’s odds of success by getting their first set of customers through relevant mentorship and support.

Clever Harvey Summer & Winter Incubation is the most execution-based entrepreneurship program for high school students. No other program offers a real-world experience into entrepreneurship.

‍We do not rely on simulations or mock companies. You will experience entrepreneurship first-hand, not on power-point slides.

‍Clever Harvey Incubation Program is a real life startup experience for qualifying high school students.

Yes our incubation program is completely free to apply.

Students of Class 8 to 12 (Ages 14 to 18) can apply for our Summer or Winter Incubation Program.

All the 20 startups selected will receive free infrastructure from Clever Harvey to build their product.

Out of the 20 startups selected the top 5 startups which have grown the most in terms of sales/traction or traffic will even receive seed grant from us to grow their startups.

After you have applied for our program, sit tight for a few days, if your startup gets selected in our summer incubation program, we will reach out to you via email within 22nd May 2022.

The Clever Harvey Incubation Program is a 10 week long incubation program having 3 milestones (mentioned above). You will receive 1-on-1 mentorship sessions for every milestone. Apart from the mentorship sessions, you can reach out to any mentors if you face any problem during the incubation period.

Absolutely not! Once you get selected for our incubation program, you don’t have to pay us anything. The program is completely free.

Clever Harvey will help you with 1:1 mentorship to progress from

(1) Idea to prototype,
(2) From prototype to launch and
(3) From launch to traction with early customers

You will also get access to our network and infrastructure. All teams will get access to funds/resources for prototyping their product, for setting up their business and for marketing their offering. In addition, the top five teams will also receive a seed grant of Rs. 25,000 each from us at the end of the program.

Start-ups have sole ownership of their existing IP (Intellectual Property) as well as any IP that the start-up develops during the program.

You will learn from real entrepreneurs!

Having real entrepreneurs and technologists is the secret sauce to our teen entrepreneurship program. 
We invite only the brightest to Clever Harvey Incubation Program, and that applies to mentors as well. Meet successful CEOs, startup founders, software engineers, marketers, and more. 

Sriram

Founder

Brown University, UCL and Imperial College London, PwC London, CEO of Clever Harvey

Madhu Clever Harvey

Madhu

founder

Warwick University, Solicitor, England & Wales, Practiced at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, London

Dipankar

GROWTH

St Xavier’s College, Ex – Founder of CashNGifts, a startup with 2 million+ users, Growth Clever Harvey

Applications for Summer Incubation 2022 batch is Open now!

Winter Incubation 2021 Batch – Applications is now closed and the Winter Incubation 2021 batch will run from 18th October 2021 to 14th January 2021.

Summer Incubation 2022 Batch – Applications are closed now and the Summer Incubation 2022 batch will run from 23rd May 2022 to 30th July 2022.

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We are NOT looking for toppers.
We're looking for innovators.
If that sounds like you, apply now.