In Conversation with ​Vinay Reddy from Sickle Innovations​ on Product Design

  Great Product Design is often said to be iterative. Right from the inception to the creation of a final product, iteration has been the key to the success of many products leading by design; Tesla, Apple, and other global marquees often come to one’s mind. Iterations of old ideas, iterations of existing solutions, and … Continue reading In Conversation with ​Vinay Reddy from Sickle Innovations​ on Product Design

CIIE launches GROWTHOURS in Pune

In a move to create a common platform for startups, entrepreneurs and domain experts, Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) recently launched the GROWTHOURS event series. This endeavour is to strengthen the local ecosystem of Pune as well as address key pain points startups face through interactive workshops led by domain experts. The first … Continue reading CIIE launches GROWTHOURS in Pune

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

In conversation with Jaisingh Dhumal from ICICI Bank on debt funding for startups

Loans for long have been a well-known  and well-used method of raising capital. The drawback for taking out a loan for your company is repayment of the loan, both in principal and interest. However, the positive aspect of loan or debt funding is that the lenders are only entitled for repayment, not an ownership which … Continue reading In conversation with Jaisingh Dhumal from ICICI Bank on debt funding for startups

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

CIIE GrowthCamp – Six Startups, Six Cities

CIIE announces the launch of the Growthcamps and is inviting applications from startups across the country to participate in the program designed for four different sectors and industries across India. The last day of filing the application is on April 28. CIIE GrowthCamp is a series of sector specific two-day programs each anchored by a corporate … Continue reading CIIE GrowthCamp – Six Startups, Six Cities