Startup Odisha, an initiative of the MSME Department, Govt of Odisha to promote Ideas/Innovations/Startups of budding entrepreneurs in the state. It is also working towards innovation, development and improvement of products, process and services. In addition, Startup Odisha also working towards the scaling-up of ideas towards a sustainable business model with a high potential of employment generation and wealth creation in the state.

O-Hub is Odisha’s maiden, centralized Incubator, wholly owned and operated by State Government. It is equipped with State-of-the-art, Plug-n-play infrastructure to facilitate Start-up Incubation. Services such as Mentorship, Investment facilitation, Business Development, Co-working Space, Modular Manufacturing etc are provided through O-Hub at subsidized prices.Sector specific and agnostic programs shall be commissioned in collaboration with global Incubator and Accelerator partners.

Some of the significant facilities/provisions of O-Hub are as follows:

  • Shared Infrastructure: Co-working Space, Cabins, Meeting-Halls, Testing Labs, Modular Manufacturing Space, Conference halls for Community events, Internet etc.
  • Enterprise Services: Cloud Credits, IP and Firm Registration, Taxation, Other statutory & regulatory compliance.
  • Capacity Building: Mentor Connects, Boot-camps, Workshops, Seminars, Hackathons etc.
  • Funding & Incentives: Investor Connects, Startup Grants and Loans etc.

Applications are invited from all the eligible and interested startups recognised under Startup Odisha Initiative who want to be a part of the 1stCohort/batch of O-Hub. Aspirants are required to submit online application form along with prerequisite documents, by visiting the official website of Startup Odisha (www.startupodisha.gov.in). Detailed Information about the program, eligibility criteria, the list of prerequisite documents to be submitted is available on www.startupodisha.gov.in. Online application submission shall be deemed to be the only authentic mode and the last date to submit the application is 27.10.2021, 5 PM.