"Our objective at Aditya Birla Bizlabs is to enable the start-up ecosystem with the power and reach of the group's businesses to create a platform to foster growth and rapidly scale-up businesses," Aditya Birla Group Executive President Dev Bhattacharya said.
Aditya Birla Bizlabs will be looking at start-ups which offer innovative solutions in the areas of retail and financial services or mobility, it said in a statement.
These are also the industries where the group enjoys leadership positions via its businesses such as Idea Cellular, More, Pantaloons, Madura Fashion & Lifestyle and Aditya Birla Financial Services, it added.
Aditya Birla Bizlabs is a 20 day programme, during which short-listed start-ups will be provided access to the CEOs and CXOs of the Aditya Birla Group, and will get the chance to network with reputed industry experts.
In addition, the selected start-ups will have the opportunity to scale up by entering into a commercial arrangement with the group's businesses, it added.


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