Announcements

March
14
2017

Thinking Social Seminar at Shiv Nadar University – 8 April 2017

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park in association with the TATA group is hosting the next Thinking Social Seminar at Shiv Nadar University on 8 April 2017.

“Thinking Social” – one of our flagship event is conducted in partnership with the TATA group. The primary objective of this event is to build awareness on social entrepreneurship, generate interest and inspire the young generation to come up with innovative solutions to social challenges.

The speakers of this seminar comprise eminent academicians and social entrepreneurs, who have established their own outstanding ventures and have impacted the lives of thousands of people. Please refer to the attached event flyer for the profile of the speakers.

The participants will have a great opportunity to learn from these practitioners about their journey, the challenges faced and the social impact created by their venture. This will motivate and encourage the students to consider social entrepreneurship as a career option.

To register for the event, write to: henna.jaireth@iimcip.org

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February
10
2017

Pradeep Gupta awarded as Best Entrepreneur Mentor by Govt. of India

radeep Gupta, CMD, Cybermedia (India) Ltd. has been recognized as the premier Mentor for entrepreneurs in the Private categories at the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2016. The awards was handed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Rajiv Pratap Rudy.

The National Entrepreneurship Awards have been introduced by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country. These awards are organized to encourage and honour the Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship ecosystem builders for their remarkable efforts.

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September
20
2016

Apply for INVENT

The INVENT program is launched by IIMCIP in association with DFID UK and TDB India. The program is designed to provide funding and capacity building to create a platform to support for-profit businesses which are designed to address one or more needs of people, are based on technology or business model innovation, are scalable, and capable of raising further funding from other investors, where such support shall include, but not be limited to provision of funding, intense mentoring, knowledge and access to talent, facilities and relevant networks

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April
29
2016

Seed Funding under NSTEDB Seed Support System

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) is hosting a seed fund under the scheme “Seed Support System for Start-ups in Incubators” of NSTEDB, Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India.

The seed support would generally cater to early stage financing for commercialization of the indigenous ideas, innovations and technologies.

Applications are invited from early-stage start-ups seeking funding assistance under this scheme.

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March
31
2016

Dedicated Portal to Make Registration of Startups Easy

Startups will now be able to get themselves registered online in a day to avail of all the incentives through a dedicated portal and a mobile application for the same to be launched this week.

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has developed the portal to provide all information about tax benefits and incubation facilities to be provided by the government. It would enable the companies to get registered and thereafter be validated by the DIPP as eligible startup entities.

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March
16
2016

Order authentic Indian delicacies from Appeti

Appeti is a curated online marketplace which offers authentic Indian delicacies from regional establishments and get them home delivered to any part of the country. The users are allowed to shop by location, by food category or by vendor. All the products are categorized under Sweets, Snacks, Chocolates, Pickles, Bakery Products, Health food, Beverages to name a few.

Punjab’s Dodha Burfi, Rajasthani Ghewar, Gujarat’s Khakras, Bombay’s Ice Halwa, Pune’s Bhakarwadi, Mysore Pak, Agra’s Pethas, Ooty Chocolates, Ratlami Sev, Kolkata’s Rossogulla, Panipat’s pachranga achaar, Kerala Banana Chips, Dharwad Peda, Hyderabad’s Karachi Bakery Biscuits, are just a little few of the wide variety of packaged experiences Appeti is successfully delivering to each customer’s doorstep today.

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November
5
2015

Ideas to Implementation – B Plan Contest

We are pleased to announce the launch of our flagship B-Plan contest – Ideas to Implementation.

Ideas to Implementation (i2i)

An International B-Plan completion endeavouring to provide an ideal platform for budding entrepreneurs to realize their dreams as we connect them to ideas, money and people who matter. Being one of the largest and most serious process of its kind in scale and scope in India it is sure to attract serious entrepreneurs via our networks in the National Entrepreneurship Network, Pan IIM and IIT alumni networks and a large base of working professionals. The core philosophy behind this event has always been not to judge a ‘B-plan’ but to make a robust plan ready to spread its wings.

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September
21
2015

Roundtable on “Thinking Social” at Delhi on 16 October

The Roundtable on “Thinking Social” will be held in Delhi at India International Centre on October 16, 2015. The event will start at 2.30 PM and close by 6 PM. The theme of the round table is “Enhancing Quality and Affordability of Education through Technology”.

The purpose of these “Think Social” series of roundtables is to tap into the evolving social enterprise ecosystem in India and bring the active players, decision makers and influencers representing the key stakeholders in the social entrepreneurship ecosystem, on a common platform to exchange ideas, highlight key challenges & opportunities and draw our best practices in social enterprise value chain. The focal audience for the Roundtable would be a representative group of Leading Regional Social Entrepreneurs, Major Corporate Houses with CSR Focus, Impact Investors, Philanthropic Organisations, Social Sector Mentors & Incubators, NGOs, Aid & Rating Agencies, Academics, Leading Civil Society Representatives, Social Activists and Policy Makers.

Typically, the round table will start at 2.30 PM and the discussions (including Q&A) will be for two and half hours, with the focus being on Bridging the Education Gap. The discussion would centre around three broad themes – Quality, Access, and Affordability of education for the masses. The overarching focus would be use of technology in meeting these three objectives. The event will be followed by High Tea.

To register write to tsec@iimcip.org

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September
12
2015
September
10
2015

Seminar on “Thinking Social” at Pune – 3 October 2015

The second seminar on “Thinking Social” will take place at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communications (SIMC), Pune on 3 October 2015.

The primary objective of this event is to build awareness on social entrepreneurship, generate interest and inspire the young generation to come up with innovative solutions to social challenges.

The speakers of this seminar comprise eminent academicians and social entrepreneurs, who have established their own outstanding ventures and have impacted the lives of thousands of people.

The participants will have a great opportunity to learn from these practitioners about their journey, the challenges faced and the social impact created by their venture. This will motivate and encourage the students to consider social entrepreneurship as a career option.

The participation in the seminar does not require any fee. The registration to this seminar is on a first-confirmed-first-served basis.

To register please write to tsec@iimcip.org

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August
7
2015

Launch of TSEC 2016

The most awaited and one of the biggest social entrepreneurship event of India, Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) was launched on 7th August 2015.

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June
24
2015

Startup weekend from 24-26 July 2015 at IIM C from 6:00 pm onwards

Startup weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire educate

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