Seed Funding

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park offers seed funding to eligible incubatees in the form of equity / debt. The basic idea of seed support is providing financial assistance to startups with new and meritorious ideas, innovations and technologies. The seed fund is supposed to act as a bridge between development and commercialization of innovative technologies/products/services.


Currently, IIMCIP provides seed fund under the following schemes:

  1. Seed Fund supported by NSTEDB, DST
  2. INVENT programme
  3. CSR Funds offered by corporates