Startup Spectacle

Prepare to embark on a journey of entrepreneurial excellence as BSides Goa 2024 teams up with Atal Incubation Centre - Goa Institute of Management (AIC-GIM) to bring in a unique opportunity for participants of BSides GOA 2024! We're proud to announce an unprecedented partnership that amplifies the startup experience and propels cybersecurity innovation to new heights.

If you are a budding startup in the cyber security space or have a product that is ready to make waves or have an idea ready to explode, BSides GOA is the place to be. We are providing the BSides Goa 2024 conference attendees with an exclusive opportunity to present your idea in front of industry experts and also stand a chance to win support in form of funding, incubation, consulting and lot more.

Event Details

Process of participation.


Submit your product/idea online via the provided Google Form by 20th April 2024.


AIC-GIM and BSides GOA teams will review submissions and announce the First Level of Shortlisted Ideas/Products on April 27, 2024, at the BSides Goa Conference's main hall.


Shortlisted startups/products/ideas will have a 10-minute presentation slot on the same day in the 'Startup Spectacle' area at Planet Hollywood Resort Goa.


A panel of VCs and the AIC team will select the final startups/products/ideas before the conference concludes based on the presentations.


Shortlisted participants will be given another opportunity to present their ideas/Product to wider audience of the conference on the main stage.


Post-conference, AIC-GIM will contact shortlisted startups/products/ideas for further discussions and due diligence.



For All Participants

  • Networking Opportunities with International and National Industry Leaders
  • Exposure to AIC Ecosystem for Collaborations

For All Shortlisted Startups

  • Access to AIC-GIM's 24x7 Co-working Space Office Space from May to July 2024 to Support Startup Growth and Operations
  • Provision of Food and Accommodation Facilities at GIM from May to July 2024 at Nominal Rates
  • Tailored Mentorship and Advisory Services from Industry Experts and AIC-GIM's Network
  • Networking Opportunities with Potential Investors, Industry Leaders, and Fellow Entrepreneurs

For the Top 2 Winners

  • 12-month Access to AIC-GIM's 24x7 Co-working Office Space
  • Intensive Mentorship and One-on-One Coaching Program Focused on Scaling Business, Strategic Planning, and Market Penetration
  • Provision of Flexible Accommodation Facilities at GIM from May to October 2024
  • Exclusive Meetings and Pitching Opportunities with Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors from AIC-GIM's Extensive Network
  • Consideration for Seed Funding or Investment, Including Recommendations for Government Grants Ranging from Rs 5 Lacs to Rs 4 Crores

About AIC-GIM: Fueling Entrepreneurial Dreams

Atal Incubation Centre - Goa Institute of Management (AIC-GIM) stands as a beacon of entrepreneurial brilliance, supported by NITI Aayog and the Goa Institute of Management. Our partnership with BSides Goa 2024 infuses the startup journey with unparalleled resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities. AIC-GIM provides startups with a conducive environment where innovative ideas thrive. Through access to distinguished faculty, a diverse mentor pool, and a vibrant network, we foster an ecosystem ripe for success. From guidance on government schemes to global industry connections, AIC-GIM equips startups with the tools needed for competitive markets. In essence, AIC-GIM isn't just an incubator - it's a catalyst for transformative success. Join us at BSides Goa 2024 and witness your entrepreneurial dreams take flight!

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