ONergy Solar receives CSR funding from Bajaj Electricals through CIIE

ONergy Solar (Punam Energy Private Limited), a Kolkata-based startup, is one of the leading social enterprise in India that provides reliable and affordable clean energy products for solar lighting, cooking, and electrification by setting up energy distribution and service networks to underserved households and institutions across East India. It has recently raised a syndicated round … Continue reading ONergy Solar receives CSR funding from Bajaj Electricals through CIIE

Here is a good, clean way to make your billions

(This article was originally published in ‘The Economic Times’ on March 10, 2016. It is accessible here.) Entrepreneurship has now taken centrestage in India. But in trying to find the next big innovation, we are erring by largely aping Silicon Valley startups. A country with varied socio-economic conditions, diverse needs and culture, needs to find a … Continue reading Here is a good, clean way to make your billions

Proklean Investment by Infuse Ventures in the News

IIMA CIIE’s sustainability and cleantech fund Infuse Ventures, which is backed by Government of India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Technology Development Board, IFC, BP, SIDBI, Godrej Industries, ICICI Bank, Bank of India and Union Bank, has announced an investment of Rs 3.5 cr for an undisclosed stake in Chennai-based Proklean Technologies … Continue reading Proklean Investment by Infuse Ventures in the News

Aakar Innovations raises investment – In the News

One of our portfolio companies – Aakar Innovations – has raised investment from a group of impact investors and alumni of IIT and IIM along with CIIE. Aakar makes compostable and affordable sanitary pads for women in low-income communities. The press coverage for the investment is as follows: IIM-A alumnus, CIIE invest in Aakar Innovations … Continue reading Aakar Innovations raises investment – In the News

Medulla Soft in the News

CIIE’s portfolio company, Medulla Soft Technologies Pvt Ltd to help Thane become a smarter city, an INR 4.29 crore project Medulla-Soft Technologies Private Limited, a portfolio company of IIM-Ahmedabad’s Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) bagged the Thane City Wide Simulation Study Project, which will be a joint venture with Transport Simulation Systems (TSS), a leading … Continue reading Medulla Soft in the News