Start Up! Fellow

Organization: Start Up! Management Consulting Pvt. Ltd

Apply By: No Deadline

Location: New Delhi(Delhi)


Start Up! is an incubator, impact accelerator, and leadership springboard to social entrepreneurs. Based in New Delhi, India, we launch, strengthen,and scale social ventures that create lasting impact in underserved communities.


As an incubator, we work with early-stage social entrepreneurs to launch ventures that create deep impact. We also incubate incubators!

As an impact accelerator, we facilitate growth-stage entrepreneurs to scale their models and drive largescale systemic change.

As a leadership springboard,we train and coach unique leaders for the sector whose potential is yet unrecognized and untapped.

Previous Start Up! Fellows have engaged in partner projects such as:

 Developing business plans and financial models for health, education and entrepreneurship ventures in last-mile and conflict prone areas

 Creating go-to-market plans for small tea growers of Assam and apple farmers of Uttarakhand

 Conducting a landscape assessment of a community-led rural health organization across Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Assam

 Supporting an impact assessment for a migrant laborer wealth management model in Rajasthan

 Managing India-wide outreach and mobilization for a unique leadership and recognition program for grassroots women changemakers


Here’s a glimpse of some of the social ventures that we have helped to shape and scale:

 A professional women’s chauffeur and cab company – powered by women from urban poor communities

 An India-wide skilling and employment venture for persons with disabilities

 A sport for development program with a focus on gender and sexuality for adolescent girls from disadvantaged communities

 Village-level tea producing companies, led by small and marginal tea growers

 A nurse-led model of providing migrant-friendly, low cost, primary health services in under-served and remote tribal communities of South Rajasthan

 A social work intervention project for the custodial/institutional rights and rehabilitation of vulnerable individuals and groups who are processed by Indian Criminal Justice Institutions

 An organization promoting youth-centric model of employability, school to work transition, self-learning and 21st century skills in collaboration with Govt. schools across 10 states

 A progressive, impact-driven, philanthropy, guided by principles of inclusion, commitment, excellence, integrity



Start Up! is looking for intrapreneurial Fellows to engage with leading social entrepreneurs across India. Ideal candidates should be keen to experience social change in action and eager to develop strategic and growth solutions for both Start Up! and its social entrepreneur partners. Fellows will engage with both internal and partner projects that may be of their interests and/or skill areas.


Role: Fellow

Reporting to: Program Manager

Location: New Delhi, India/ Remote working arrangement

Duration: 4-6 months

Work arrangement: Full-time

Remuneration: Cumulative monthly stipend of upto INR 25,000


 Support the programs for incubating and accelerating social change models of Start Up! partners

 Research and develop in-house incubation and acceleration toolkits for Start Up!

 Create knowledge products and tools to aid the sustainability and fundraising efforts of Start Up’s partner social entrepreneurs

 Document models of leading social entrepreneurs across India

 Develop sector maps to build intelligence on key trends, challenges, and players in the ecosystem

 Build communication and social media strategies for Start Up! as well as its partners



Willingness and enthusiasm to learn and engage with social change models, both for-profit and not-for profit

Self-starter with a strong work ethic

Strong problem solving, analytical, and interpersonal skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to multi-task and handle deadlines across two or more projects

Excellent skills in MS Office/equivalent applications, especially MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint

Fluency in English; knowledge of additional Indian languages will be a plus

Willingness to travel to rural India

Students aligned to the fields of Economics, Public Policy, Business Management, Design &  Communication, Liberal Arts or Journalism who are currently pursuing Post Graduation are preferred

Prior experience with a social enterprise will be an advantage

Students with 2-3 years of work experience will be a plus

How to apply

lease send your resume and a cover letter to fellowship@startup-india.org or to Debarati Bhattacharya debarati.bhattacharya@startup-india.org. We accept applications on a rolling basis, across the year. Candidates interested in beginning their Fellowship in Summer 2021 should apply at the earliest.



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