2016: a year of cautious optimism in India’s startup landscape?

2015 turned out to be a phenomenal year for startup landscape in India. In October 2015, NASSCOM published a report ranking India third globally with the startup count crossing 4200. Over 760 funding rounds were made in 2015 compared 383 in 2014! As the  front-runner in entrepreneurship and innovation, we at CIIE spoke to select … Continue reading 2016: a year of cautious optimism in India’s startup landscape?

CIIE hosts the Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi at Startup Konnect in the Silicon Valley, on 27th September 2015

The Startup Konnect was a full-day event organized in San Jose, California, on the sidelines of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Silicon Valley in September 2015. The aim of this event was to showcase India’s innovation ecosystem to the world. This event was organized by three entities (a) the National Association of Software and Service … Continue reading CIIE hosts the Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi at Startup Konnect in the Silicon Valley, on 27th September 2015

IFDIC Top 20 Announced, Accelerator Stage to Commence in Pune

The Intel & DST – Innovate for Digital India Challenge, anchored by IIM Ahmedabad’s Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE), in partnership with MyGov and the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), has successfully completed the selection phase for its accelerator program along with an intensive pitch and jury session in Ahmedabad over the July … Continue reading IFDIC Top 20 Announced, Accelerator Stage to Commence in Pune

#PitchAhmedabad: Putting Gujarat on India’s Startup Map

India’s startup story is being celebrated across the globe. According to the latest NASSCOM Startup Landscape report, India is the fastest growing and fourth largest startup ecosystem globally. Angel and VC investments have hit their highest levels ever with the first half of 2015 alone seeing over $3.5B being invested across 380 deals, which is … Continue reading #PitchAhmedabad: Putting Gujarat on India’s Startup Map

IFDIC off to an incredible start

Indians have long succeeded in bringing cutting-edge innovative thought and an unflinching entrepreneurial drive into technology and businesses. Whether it is ideas, products, services or processes, India has been a go-to pool of talent and creation that has driven many industries. However, a major chunk of our population lies outside of this aspirational and developing … Continue reading IFDIC off to an incredible start

CIIE bags first prize at ISBA conference

The tenth anniversary celebration and eighth annual conference of Indian STEPs and Business Incubators Association (ISBA) was held at the Hotel Royal Orchid, Bangalore on March 23 & March 24, 2014 (Monday). The theme for this year’s conference was “Fuelling Entrepreneurship: Future of Indian Incubation”. The conference witnessed the largest congregation of Indian Science Parks … Continue reading CIIE bags first prize at ISBA conference