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The Hindu Business Line

June 19 2015

“We are currently incubating three social enterprises”

Social entrepreneurship has over the years been nurtured in India by a few investor firms focussed on the space. Organisations such as Villgro and Aavishkaar have built their brand around the individual seeking to bring innovation to the country’s social problems.

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The Mumbai Mirror

April 18 2015

“Kick-start your careers with emerging E-Commerce ventures”

India is a populous country endowed with huge natural resources but humongous social challenges. Hence one needs innovative solutions to address such challenges.

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The Times of India

January 30 2015

“Funds boost for gender-safe ultrasound tech”

A B-Tech from IIT-Kharagpur , who hit upon an ingenious way of masking gender in foetal ultrasound scans, has won seed funding to develop the technology that can help end the curse of female foeticide in India.

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The Hindu

January 21 2015

City start-up wins Tata Social Enterprise Challenge

A low-cost medical device invented by a city-based start-up has emerged the inner of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2014-15,an initiative of the Tata group and Indian institute of Management ,Calcutta.

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The Economic Times

January 20 2015

Tata-Group-IIMC Pick Top Social Ventures

SAANS from Bangalore,Godavari Women Weaver’s Services Producer Company from Andhra Pradesh and Ultrasafe ultrasound from Kolkata have emerged as the three most promising social ventures in the third edition of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2014-15,a joint initiative of the Tata group and Indian institute of Management Calcutta(IIMC).

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The Times of India

September 22 2014

Tata announces social enterprise challenge

The Tata Group has announced the commencement of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) 2014-15, a joint initiative with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C), to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises.

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The Hindu Business Line

September 5 2014

IIM-C, Tata Group invite applications for Social Enterprise Challenge

The Tata Group has announced the commencement of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) 2014-15, a joint initiative with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises.

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Business Standard

January 27 2014

Tata social enterprise challenge to encourage innovative ideas

The winners of the second edition of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge, hosted by the Tata group in partnership with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C), were announced today at IIM Calcutta. The top 3 winners were MicroXlabs, Bodhi Health Care and Green Agrevolution Pvt. Ltd. winning prize money of Rs 1.75 lakh,Rs 1.25 lakh and 1 lakh, respectively.

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January 27 2014

Metro India

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The Financial Express

January 27 2014

Tata Social Enterprise Challenge held at IIM-C

The winners of the second edition of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge, hosted by the Tata group in partnership with IIM Calcutta, were recently announced. The challenge aimed at discovering, encouraging and mentoring the next generation of social entrepreneurs, and the top 3 winners were MicroXlabs, Bodhi Health Care and Green Agrevolution, winning prize monies of R1.75 lakh, R1.25 lakh and R1 lakh, respectively.

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The Hindu

January 26 2014

The winner is a start-up

The second edition of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge, a joint initiative by the Tata group and Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata (IIM-C) to find India’s most promising social enterprises, saw a Bangalore-based start-up make it to the top.

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The Hindu

November 8 2013

Encouraging sustainability

The Tata Group presents the second edition of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) 2013-14, in association with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C), to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises. It aims to create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship and encourage sustainable, scalable and measurable social impact.

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October 17 2013

The second edition of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge kicks off

National-level competition to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises
Identified social entrepreneurs to be offered mentorship support, funding opportunities and an opportunity to be incubated at IIM Calcutta’s incubation centre

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October 9 2013

Tata group in partnership with Indian Institute of Management Calcutta announces the launch of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge

National level competition to find India’s most promising social enterprises
Identified social entrepreneurs to be offered mentorship support, funding opportunities and an opportunity to be incubated at IIM Calcutta’s Incubation Centre
Teams need to have an early stage venture or a promising idea with a firm plan

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June 9 2013

164 social ventures take part in the first edition of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge

National-level competition to find India’s most promising social enterprises
Top 20 ventures shortlisted and two winners felicitated at the Social Entrepreneurship Conference held at IIM Calcutta
Shortlisted social entrepreneurs provided mentorship support, funding opportunities and an opportunity to be incubated at IIM Calcutta’s Incubation Centre
Greenway Grameen Infra and Ottoclave declared winners of the first edition of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge

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Yahoo news

May 5 2013

Tata launches ‘Social Enterprise Challenge’

Aiming to find the country’s most promising social enterprises, the Tata Group has launched the ‘Tata Social Enterprise Challenge’ in association with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), a company statement said here Thursday.

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