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 : http://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 , […]
IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) in association with Department of Science & Technology (DST) announces ‘North East Accelerator Program’
This initiative, probably first of this kind in North East, will act as a platform for budding entrepreneurs and innovators from North East that would facilitate creation of successful ventures through mentoring, visibility, networking support, capacity building and access to funding opportunity.
IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP), in association with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India has announced today the North-East Accelerator Program which aimed at recognizing potentially game-changing early-stage entrepreneurs from North-East India and creating a supportive ecosystem to help them scale up their businesses.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Invest India have collaborated to organise a first of its kind event, The Agriculture Grand Challenge, which will be launched by officials on December 15, 2017 during the upcoming TiEcon Summit in New Delhi.
The concept of PROTOTYPING usually makes us think of technology: writing codes, building hardwares, designing interfaces, etc.Therefore, most startups and entrepreneurs consider it a job for the “Techies”: the CTO, the engineers, the UX / UI experts.In its essence, a prototype is the most concise and effective way to bring an idea to life.With the right state of mind, anyone can do this quickly and effectively – even without relying on technology.
In this workshop, award winning inventor, artist and entrepreneur Matan Berkowitz (MaTan) will instruct the group through a hands-on Rapid Prototyping process, teaching participants how to turn their ideas into “real things” using everyday skills, combined with Design Thinking techniques and his own unique methods.
During the course of the 3-hour session every group will create its own prototype, and gain valuable insights for their next projects.
MaTan is a Forbes Under 30 innovator and the founder of Shift.
He has given talks and workshops worldwide for the like of Google, Microsoft and TEDx, developed bio-feedback based instruments for people with disabilities, and has exhibited interactive installations in museums and galleries.
MaTan is an alumni of global Mass Challenge Accelerator and the European Union’s #MusicBricks Incubator with his latest invention, the Airstrument, which translates movements into music.
Key Takeaways for the Start Up
– valuable knowledge of the methods one can deploy within the start up team to quickly translate an idea into effective design.
– to articulate your ideas and designs more effectively.
India has emerged as powerful economy over the last 70 years, however it continues to face some of the trickiest development challenges. The need of the hour is to come up with innovative solutions to the various socio-economic challenges. Network Capital has partnered with IIM Calcutta and Department of Science and Technology’s “Smart Fifty” mission […]
Smart is the new sexy! You can’t dispute the statement even if it does sound like a t-shirt slogan. The rapid progress in IoT technology, the advent of Industry 4.0 and the dizzying increase in connectivity have enabled the creation, deployment and scaling of solutions that can solve India’s unique challenges. If you are a […]