Advance in the CV/ AI industry with us at Image CoE.
We will help power-up your start-up.
Get a power up to the next level with Image
We are here to help! Be a star/on top of the leaderboard in the budding Indian gaming industry.
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About Image COE

“IMAGE”, a Centre of Entrepreneurship for Gaming, Animation, VFX, Computer Vision, and AI Start-Ups, is a flagship initiative by STPI – Hyderabad, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, and Government of Telangana, in Collaboration with TVAGA (Telangana VFX, Animation and Gaming Association), HYSEA, IIIT Hyderabad, TIE Hyderabad, Hyderabad Angels, and SucSEED Indovation Fund

IMAGE CoE also provides start-ups with plug and play office setup for your team, vibrant community to learn from and recognition from the Government of India. We provide you with the right tools for you to scale your start-up. IMAGE CoE is to embolden the startup ecosystem in the Gaming, VFX, Animation, Computer Vision and AI Industry with one-on-one Mentoring with Industry Experts, in-house MoCap Labs, CV Lab, Preview Theatres and much more


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IMAGE CoE Offerings to the Start-ups

IMAGE CoE strives to give eligible start-ups a platform to soar high by providing them funding upto 35 lakhs, an office space and the right mentorship. Here are a few benefits you can avail with IMAGE CoE.


IMAGE CoE provides co-working space with a state of the art plug-n-play facility


Get access to various marketing platforms and watch your start-up take off


Get required legal guidance regarding patents and other necessary requirements


Receive real-time updates and progress reviews from experienced mentors


Get dedicated mentoring from Industry experts and Thought Leaders and take your brand to the next level


Pitch to angel investors and government organizations to raise funds for your start-ups

Who should apply?

Start-ups dabbling in the Gaming, VFX, Animation, AI and CV Industry that are registered in India with the date of registration not exceeding beyond ten years are eligible to apply. 

How to apply?

We are launching our 2nd cohort that will help your startup achieve new levels with funding and expertise. Below are the steps to follow to apply to our latest cohort.

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