National Incubation Center

Cohort 9

Are you ready for the NIC’s 6-month fast-track incubation program? If you’re a founder looking to SCALE UP your startup with access to networking opportunities, custom curriculum, industry specific mentor-ship, media coverage and more, apply now. Take your startup further than ever before with the support you need to recharge your business. Apply now to incubate your startup. 
We’re inviting founders from across all verticals, whether you’re working in agriculture, bio-tech, productivity, sustainability, fin-tech or in another area. Our program will help you get connected with top-class mentors, investors and industry leaders. 


Our domain specialists and industry veterans will guide you through the different stages of business growth. You’ll get one-on-one mentor-ship sessions with the very best, allowing you to think and rethink your growth strategy till you have achieved the perfect fit.

Custom-designed Curriculum

The Scale Up curriculum will enable you to learn in a lean and agile way. Delivered by domain experts, the learnings  will cover all areas relevant to you and your business needs. Commercialize your product with tailor-made courses, best suited for growth stage startups

The Jazz xlr8 Advantage

Jazz xlr8 is premium acceleration program run at the National Incubation Center. Jazz, being the leading tech company, uses its technical and marketing muscle to help startups scale their businesses. The program is tailored made for startups ready to Scale Up. 

Investment & Grant Opportunities

The NIC with its various initiatives including the Investors Round Table (IRT), National Investor Summit (NIS) and others is creating a strong investment ecosystem. Join us in our 9th cohort and get access to investment and grant opportunities.

Marketing, PR, Finance & Legal Support

On top of engaging external mentors, the NIC and Jazz team assists the startups in several other areas. From branding and marketing strategy to providing assistance in your financial and legal matters our team is always there to guide you in the right direction

Commercialization &Industry Linkages

The commercialization aspect of our startups is one of the most important mandates. Our deep connections with the government, industry, academia and development sector will help you develop meaningful partnerships with the relevant stake holders. 
Apply Now for our Cohort 9 to find out what the NIC has to offer in its 6-Month Fast-Track Incubation Program.