About Us


Fortemagna was set up with the aim of helping businesses at an early stage, grow and achieve scalability. While working with early stage companies, we identified that there is lack of awareness and knowledge when it comes to raising capital and the process to go about it.


Who are we


With an experienced team coming from a strong investment banking and entrepreneurial background, we have marked our presence in the Indian startup ecosystem by assisting early stage ventures across 3 verticals - Investment Banking, Innovation and Incubation Management and Learning.



Our Vision


At Fortemagna, we work in the early stage business ecosystem across 3 verticals - Investment Banking, Innovation and Incubation Management and Learning.

Offerings


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Fundraising Advisory

Handhold select technology centric ventures through the capital raising process.

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Incubation & Innovation Management

Managing & aligning incubator resources and creating value for incubated startups for accelerated growth.

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Capability Building

Training programs designed to impart relevant knowledge of core entrepreneurial concepts to the startup community.

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Fundraising Advisory


"Advisory is just a support function while the core business remains incubation management & capability building..."

  • End to end advisory for technology centered startups to raise capital.
  • More than USD 25 Million raised till date.
  • Providing expertise right from creating fundraising strategy, deal structuring & negotiation, managing due diligence to closure.

Innovation & Incubation Management


RightFromStart, an entity under Fortemagna, heads Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India funded incubators and accelerators. RightFromStart also manages startup initiatives of corporates like the Bombay Stock Exchange Institute Limited.


What Incubation & Innovation Management Truly Entails...

Setting Up

Infrastructure includes office space, aligning technology equipment & prototyping labs & launching.

Operations Management
  • Curating startup applications & onboarding the right set of startups.
  • Managing infrastructure of the incubator including the technology labs.
Marketing

Positioning the Incubator as an aggregator of all necessary support essentials for startups to the right startup segment.

Value Addition for Incubatees
  • Mentoring startups & organizing events to facilitate networking.
  • Organize capability building programs on essential entrepreneurial concepts.
Seed Fund Management
  • Setting up the NIDHI SSS support for incubated startups.
  • Managing documentation & portfolio review.
  • Facilitating seed fund disbursement & implementing the right exit strategy.
The 4 Pillars of RightFromStart's Approach
Place
  • Office setup
  • Technology infrastructure
  • Prototyping labs
Proficiency
  • Building capability for fundraising, building business models, go to market strategy, etc.
Paisa
  • Access to seed fund support
  • Relevant investor connects
People
  • Recruiting the right set of people & building a strong team

Providing end to end solutions to Corporates and Educational Institutions to Set up and Manage Incubators and Accelerator Programs Incubators that we have worked with include SP-TBI Mumbai, PDPU-IIC Gandhinagar, GSFC Vadodara, SPJIMR Mumbai, CIIE - IIM A, BRTSIF Mumbai etc.

Capability Building


Indian Academy of Venture Capital(IAVC) is an initiative by Fortemagna advisors along with leading investors, entrepreneurs and leaders with the vision of giving businesses an edge through a comprehensive portfolio of curriculum based training programs. With our programs, we aim at educating and equipping entrepreneurs and various professionals and help them master the necessary skills for the intensive capital raising process.

We have conducted training programs in 10+ cities having trained more than 400 entrepreneurs and professionals.

Indian Academy of Venture Capital (IAVC) brings edge to businesses through a comprehensive portfolio of of curriculum based training programs. Leading investors, entrepreneurs and thought leaders help master the necessary skills for the intensive capital raising process. IAVC has presence across 10+ cities.

Our Team


Vikrant Potnis
Founder & Trainer
Prutha Atre
Founder & Business Head
Ashish Kulkarni
Operations & Finance
Sankalp Gandhi
Investor Connect
Fazal Syed
Community Manager

Contact Us


Address

First Floor, Bldg 1, Solitaire Corporate Park, Andheri, Mumbai 400093

Phone Number

+91 9987131307

Email

outreach@iavc.in