SACC

SACC for the entrepreneurial good – what is it?

Netsmartz has spearheaded the creation of the Startup Accelerator Chamber of Commerce (SACC) with the CEO, Manipal Dhariwal, serving as the Chapter President. SACC is a group of like-minded, selfless entrepreneurs and professionals committed to developing the Startup eco-system in Punjab and Chandigarh, thus encouraging entrepreneurship and creating jobs in the region.

Headquartered in Chandigarh, India, SACC is a non-profit organization that has a strong footprint in Punjab through its vibrant and highly networked community of established entrepreneurs, mentors, professionals, and students. SACC organizes boot camps for awareness, Startup Weekends for budding entrepreneurs, online startup education and active mentoring for startups, along with facilitating physical space for startups in the form of incubators like Startup in a Box.

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What SACC does

BOOTCAMPS

SACC regularly holds workshops to guide and mentor the audience on entrepreneurship. Budding entrepreneurs are able to see what’s involved in creating a business and can join SACC to promote their ideas and vision.

STARTUP EDUCATION THROUGH ONLINE OUTREACH

SACC regularly holds workshops to guide and mentor the audience on entrepreneurship. Budding entrepreneurs are able to see what’s involved in creating a business and can join SACC to promote their ideas and vision.

STARTUP WEEKENDS

SACC runs 54-hour, world renowned program designed for business idea creation, which helps identify bright ideas and aspiring entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs learn the ins and outs of creating business plans and pitching ideas. Startup weekends have been held in Chandigarh, Dehradun, Landran and Tangori.

STARTUP IN A BOX

SACC regularly holds workshops to guide and mentor the audience on entrepreneurship. Budding entrepreneurs are able to see what’s involved in creating a business and can join SACC to promote their ideas and vision.

ACCELERATION AND FUND RAISING

SACC’s initiative with SACC’s investment channels and angel network guides aspiring entrepreneurs on how to promote their ideas to gain funding. SACC helps scrutinize the business plan and helps put startups in touch with potential investors.

ENCOURAGING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

SACC encourages women entrepreneurs in countless ways and includes a special team within SACC to help woman learn to overcome certain stereotypes that still exist, even in today’s world.