Author: Rohan Choukkar, Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship, IIM Ahmedabad The growing consciousness on renewable energy has helped increase adoption of the wind and solar energy and created an environment for newer models of generating the same, in recent years. India is looking at a radical overhaul of its generating mix and plans to derive … Continue reading Energy storage – looking beyond Lithium-ion
2016 marks ten years of the Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship at IIM Ahmedabad. A decade of incubation operations and evangelizing entrepreneurship with initiatives such as the best seller book Stay Hungry Stay Foolish, The Power of Ideas with The Economic Times (inarguably the largest entrepreneurship platform ever). A decade of deep support to … Continue reading Start-up Rhapsody
Vendors – the basics (for the uninitiated) A “vendor” or a “supplier” is any individual, organization or company that sells goods and services to another individual, organization or company, which in turn uses these good/services for the creation, sale and/or delivery of a product or service offered by the latter. Vendors form a critical part … Continue reading Vendors and Startups: Flipkart’s Experience
In brief The Bank of Ideas and Innovations is a Govt. of India-backed portal where you can submit your idea or innovation under seven thematic “innovation quests” each of which is aimed at a specific problem being faced by India’s poor. Applicants can simply log into the online platform at http://www.ruralinnovations.gov.in/index.htm and submit their ideas … Continue reading A new “bank” for great ideas
The entrepreneurs of India can feel happy not being a part of the Rs 100-crore club and let that be the insignificant dream-number for the film-industry. The 2014 Union Budget has recognized the value of the entrepreneurship sector to be way beyond that and made a budgetary allocation of Rs 10,000 crores towards startups (amidst a … Continue reading Jai(tley) Ho!