The winners of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2020-21 (Tata SE Challenge), a joint initiative of the Tata group and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), were announced during the grand finale and virtual summit held on May 15, 2021.
IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP), one of the leading technology and business incubators in India under the aegis of IIM Calcutta, has signed a MoU with West Bengal State Council of Science & Technology, Department of Science & Technology and Biotechnology (WB-SCST), to promote entrepreneurship in the areas of Science and Technology in the State.
The sensitization programmes for Chief Minister’s E-Champion Challenge that was launched by the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K. Sangma on August 14, 2019 is being conducted in all districts of the State.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma launched the Chief Minister’s e-champion Challenge website which is a platform to promote and give necessary push for the growth of entrepreneurship in the state.
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP), the business incubator under the aegis of IIM Calcutta and TATA Group have announced the commencement of the 8th edition of the TATA Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC). The challenge aims to find some of India’s most promising social enterprises.
The third phase of Mizoram Kailawn, Business Plan Contest and E-Summit initiated by the Government of Mizoram in partnership with IIM Calcutta Innovation Park was launched by the chief secretary of Mizoram Lalnunmawia Chuaungo in Aizawl on Monday.
The first batch of 52 innovators have been selected to participate in a 3-day bootcamp for physical and virtual incubation at Assam Start-up- The Nest as part of a 6-month cohort programme.
Green AgRevolution Pvt. Ltd, which operates the DeHaat online marketplace for farm products and services, has acqui-hired farm management services provider VezaMart. DeHaat said that VezaMart employees will join its own team and continue developing solutions for farmers.
After raising $4 million equity funding led by Omnivore and AgFunder, DeHaat now raised Rs 20 crore debt funding by Trifecta Capital. The startup will use the funds to pilot financial services like credit and insurance for existing farmers on the platform.
Impact investor Omnivore has made a fresh bet in the agritech sector as it led a $4.3 Mn (INR 30 Cr) pre-series A round in Gurugram-based online marketplace for farm products and services, DeHaat.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the ‘Assam Start Up – the Nest’. The initiative is a state-owned incubator for the start-up ventures which seeks to augment the business environment by promoting idea generation to start-up companies and help them establish and accelerate their growth and success.
The 7th edition of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2018-19 (TSEC), a joint initiative of the Tata group and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), announced Mocxa Health from Karnataka as the winner at the grand finale held on January 12, 2018, at the IIM Calcutta campus.
The Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) signed a memorandum of understanding with the IIM Calcutta Innovation Park on Wednesday to help facilitate incubation of start-ups.
IIM Calcutta Innovation Park has launched Health Trail, an accelerator to foster start-ups endeavouring to offer innovative solutions to some of the largest health problems in our country, especially in the rural sector.
Accelerator Highlights –
15 Member Cohort
7 Dedicated Mentor
5 Top Start ups
Up to 50 Lakhs seed funding for selected startups
For More Details Log onto : https://www.iimcip.org/health-trail/
National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Government of India supporting Technology Business Incubators is mainly associated with academic and research institutions to leverage technologies and innovations for venture creation. Converting technologies and research into start-up ventures has a long product development and revenue generation time. To inspire the best talents to be entrepreneurs, minimize the risk involved in pursuing start-ups, and to partially set off their opportunity costs of high paying jobs, NSTEDB has introduced NIDHI-Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR) Programme. The NIDHI-EIR programme provides tremendous opportunities for innovative entrepreneurs to expand their networks and get critical feedback on their ventures in order to promote their entrepreneurial career goals and aspirations.
The Tata Social Enterprise challenge is a joint initiative of the Tata Group with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) started in 2012. The Challenge endeavours to find India’s most promising early stage social enterprises, and create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship – encouraging sustainable, scalable and measurable social Impact. Location: India Benefits : […]
Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2017-18 (TSEC), a joint initiative of the Tata group and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), were announced during the grand finale held on January 6, 2018, at the IIM Calcutta campus. The challenge endeavours to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises, and create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship – […]
A joint initiative by the Tata group and the IIM-C, TSEC is a quest to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises. The endeavor of the challenge is to create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship and encourage sustainable, scalable and measurable social impact.The grand finale of the programme will be held on 6th January , […]