Whether you are an individual, corporate, government or a multi lateral agency you can help us support entrepreneurs in more ways than one.
Individual angel investors, IIMA alumni, domain experts and mentors have helped us offer a stronger support to entrepreneurs and build lasting ventures. You can contribute to creating disuptive solutions for India in multiple ways including being a mentor, angel investor or providing scholarship to entrepreneurial IIMA students.
Corporates are today engaging closely with CIIE and our startups to explore strategic partnerships, investment and go-to-market possibilities. CIIE has been working with Corporates to support innovations that are strategically aligned to their market goals, thus helping them achieve what is being commonly referred to as the “Fast Second Strategy”.
CIIE is helping Government and multilaterals achieve their developmental objectives of fostering entrepreneurship in specific sectors and geographies – in the process creating more jobs, leveraging more private capital and bridging gaps in the relevant entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Corporates, multilaterals and foundations work with us to promote entrepreneurship.
Innovate for Digital India
CIIE is helping Intel manage their Innovate for Digital India program – bringing together stakeholders like Government of
India’s Department of Science and Technology, myGov and other academic institutes and partners. CIIE will help aspiring
entrepreneurs create solutions for India using Intel’s platform and technologies and accelerate their solutions to the market.
Creating sustainability solutions for India
Godrej Industries is partnering with CIIE’s Infuse Ventures to build sustainable entrepreneurial solutions for India and
achieving Godrej Industries’Good and Green vision of creating a greener India and innovating for socially relevant and
environment sensitive products.” www.infuseventures.in
Providing developmental finance in critical sectors
Early stage companies in India continue to have limited access to institutional capital. IFC has helped co-found Infuse
Ventures at CIIE to provide much needed capital to early stage cleantech companies, mobilise global and domestic
investors, and enable adoption of best practices in corporate governance and environmental and social sustainability
CIIE is partnering with Asian Development Bank to provide acceleration support to fledgling cleantech entrepreneurs
. Asian Development Bank has also supported creation of a Seed Capital Assistance Facility to provide technical
assistance and piloting support to aspiring entrepreneurs in the sector.
Utilizing CSR to create disproportionate impact
Mahindra Finance is partnering with CIIE to use their CSR towards backing entrepreneurial solutions with
the potential of creating long-lasting impact. Contribution to CIIE are considered a valid CSR spend and
eligible for 80G benefits as well. Read More