Venture Center’s associate incubatee “Swasti Agro & Bioproducts Pvt Ltd” won award at the Action For India (AFI) Annual Forum 2016.
At Action For India’s upcoming Annual Forum, one can be very sure to meet 199 people who want to help scale up the impact of social enterprises. Since its inception four years ago, this unique, Invite only gathering of 100 social entrepreneurs and 100 key influencers (investors, tech gurus, mentors, IAS officers and others) has been a launch-pad for fruitful collaborations in the social enterprise space.
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Jeevtronics Pvt Ltd, a Venture Center resident incubatee, won second prize in the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge at IIM Calcutta. Jeevtronics has been awarded a cash grant of Rs 2 lakhs.
TATA Social Enterprise Challenge, is a joint initiative by the TATA group and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta), a National Level challenge to find India’s most promising social enterprises. Also aimed at raising awareness about Social Entrepreneurship, TATA Social Enterprise Challenge aims to encourage the youth to step up to be the next generation of social entrepreneurs.
Social entrepreneurs identified through the competition are offered mentorship support, awarded cash grants and have an opportunity to pitch for funding and incubation at IIM Calcutta.
More about TATA Social Enterprise Challenge: http://www.tatasechallenge.org/
More about Jeevtronics: http://jeevtronics.com/
Venture Center’s associate incubatee “Swasti Agro & Bioproducts Pvt Ltd” is shortlisted as one of the participants of “AFI 100” forum.
Action For India (AFI) is a non profit organization that helps India’s social enterprises address their challenge by providing them with access to technology, investors, mentorship, government agencies, local partners and business development support.
The Action For India’s Annual Forum is an unique initiative that invite only gathering of 100 social entrepreneurs and 100 key influencers (investors, tech gurus, mentors, IAS officers and others) has been a launch-pad for fruitful collaborations in the social enterprise space. So, here is an opportunity to get the world to back innovators in realizing their enterprise’s true potential.
More information about AFI 100 is available here