11800 All Inclusive

What is a Startup India Registration?

Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, intended to build a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and Startups in the country that will drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. Once an entity is recognized as Startup with DIPP, it is eligible to apply for all the benefits provided to Startups by the Central Government. Startups can also apply to the Challenges, Acceleration Programmes and Opportunities online through Startup India portal from time to time under the Start up India scheme. This scheme is envisioned at transforming India into a job-provider rather than a job seeker. Our team at Ikoverk Startup Club shall enable our clients with a speedy Startup India Recognition & Registration Services with least requirements and documentation.

Benefits of Startup India Registrations

Tax Exemption

The entity registered under the Startup India Scheme can apply for an exemption of income tax for 3 consecutive financial years out of first 7 years from the date of incorporation under section 80 IAC of the Income Tax Act,1961

Angel Tax Exemption

Post getting recognition a Startup may apply for Angel Tax Exemption for investment at Premium under Section 56 of the Income Tax Act,1961

Rebate in Trademark and Patent Application fees

Fast-tracking of Startup patent applications, Panel of facilitators to assist in filing of IP applications, upto 80% rebate in filing patents and 50% rebate in filing Trademarks

Self Certification

Self-compliance under 6 Labour and 3 Environment laws for a period of 5 years from the date of incorporation

Easier Public Procurement

Benefit from exemption on Prior Turnover and Experience, submitting Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) or bid security while filling government tenders

Interaction platform for Startups

Participate in different opportunities, challenges and summits organized by Government. Get listed as Sellers on the Government of India’s largest e-procurement portal – gem.gov.in

Fund of Funds for Startups

Corpus fund of 10,000 crores managed by SIDBI. The Fund is in the nature of Fund of Funds, which means that the Government participates in the capital of SEBI registered Venture Funds, who further invest in Startups

Faster Exit

MCA has notified Startups as ‘fast track firms’ enabling them to wind up operations within 90 days under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code,2016

Documents required for recognition under Startup India Initiatives


Certificate of Incorporation from MCA/Registration Certificate from ROF

PAN Card

PAN Card of an entity

Constitutional documents

MOA & AOA in case of company and Partnership deed in case of LLP or Partnership Firm

List of Directors or Designated Partners

List of Directors/Designated Partners/Partners along with their Contact Number, Address and Email ID

Social Link

URL of website & Mobile App and Social Profiles such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, if any

Fund Related

The details of the amount of investment received, if any

IPR Registration

If the entity has applied or registered any IPR then the Information related to such application or registration


Information relating to any Awards/Certificate/ Recognition received by the entity

Annual Statements/ITR

To claim deduction under section 80-IAC, Form-1 needs to be filed along with Annual Accounts of the Startup for last three financial years (if applicable) and Copies of Income Tax Return for last three financial years (if applicable)

Eligibility for Startup India Recognition

An entity must be registered as a Private Limited Company, Limited Liability Partnership, Registered Partnership Firm

Turnover should be less than Rs. 100 crore in any of the Previous year

Up to 10 years from the date of incorporation it can be considered as a startup

A Startup must be involved in the activities towards innovation or improvement in existing products or services or processes and must be capable of generating employment or wealth creation

We do not claim that we represent any Government body. The consultancy fee quoted by us is for improving the Pitch deck and preparing a write-up on innovation and scalability to ensure a seamless application processing.

TimeLine for Startup Recognition