Mercom India Launches the Cleantech Startup Pitch Competition

The competition will be held at the Mercom India Renewables Summit on April 27, 2023


Mercom India, a clean energy research and communications firm, will host its first-ever Startup Pitch competition to provide a big stage for Indian entrepreneurs and companies to present their innovative cleantech ideas or technologies in early-stage development.

The competition will be held at the Mercom India Renewables Summit on April 27, 2023, at 10:30 am at the Hyatt Regency in New Delhi.

The competition aims to bring together the most innovative startups across India’s clean energy sector.

To be eligible for the competition, startups must meet the following criteria:

  • The startup must own a product or innovation that contributes to clean energy
  • Company must not be older than seven years
  • Company must not have previously sponsored any Mercom India Summit
  • Company should have raised less than $10 million in capital
  • Product/solution should be in the pre-commercialization phase
  • Company should be based in India

Ten companies will be selected from the entries and shortlisted to present their ideas during the conference.

The deadline to submit an entry is March 31, 2023.

Priya Sanjay, Managing Director at Mercom India, commented, “This competition is the first of its kind in the Indian cleantech sector, and we expect to see a range of companies with disruptive technologies that will further the nation’s energy transition and net zero ambitions. The Renewables Summit is the ideal venue to not only evaluate new technologies but is also a great way to get new innovative companies and technologies the exposure they need in front of the industry’s investors and decision-makers.”

Participants can find more information on the competition and register here.

Mercom India Renewables Summit 2023 will bring together key stakeholders from the renewable energy sector on one stage to discuss plans and progress across the industry. The company will also share its latest research findings and insights on India’s ever-expanding clean energy market.

To register for the event, you can click here.