We are a startup incubator in India and are co-located with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham which is among the top institutions in India.
At Amrita TBI, we believe in creating a synergetic relation with each of our incubatees. We strive to bring in the right technological inputs required for a start-up company to spread its wings. The Amrita campus here hosts various research projects headed by highly experts in technologies like VLSI designing, wireless sensors etc. This ensures that you will be able to create valuable partnerships with academia and research scholars to execute your ideas. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (host institution of Amrita TBI) accredited with A+ by NAAC in 2008, is perhaps the youngest institution to achieve this milestone. Amrita Research Labs which is the R&D division of the institution has done various projects funded by TIFAC-CORE and DST. Amrita E-Learning has developed A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive E-Learning World) which is funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). Winsoc project is funded by European Union, which helps detect landslides.
Most of the successful start-up companies got the right mentorship at the right time. Business mentoring will factor-in when you are looking for guidance in planning, policy making, acquiring clients, hiring associates, financing etc. We have a rich and diverse group of mentors from across the globe that will help in various aspects of setting up a successful startup. Mentorship will be provided in many areas such as strategy, planning, finance, marketing, intellectual property, product management, micro-insurance, micro-finance, Internet technologies etc. At Amrita TBI, we look for people - (it doesn't matter if you are a 1st year student) with commitment and potential to pursue the less travelled path of entrepreneurship. Our panels of mentors are always willing to help.
We will fund, incubate and nurture both technology and social businesses in the following domains:
All start-ups are faced with one challenge. How to minimize the initial expenses? Amritapuri Campus is well located in a place where the cost of living is comparatively very low. Food and accommodation facilities to employees of the start-up companies will be provided upon request. In addition to this, wouldn't it be more than encouraging to be in a campus of technical experts and students who are brimming with potentials? Having located in the Amritapuri campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, we can assure you a very quick access to the diverse talent – Engineering, Biotechnology, Management and Arts.
At Amrita TBI we provide incubating companies with state-of-the art infrastructure facilities - fully furnished office space, computers, dedicated Internet connectivity and IT support. The maximum seating capacity of any incubating company is limited to 25.
Funding is provided through loan and equity to prospective companies through the Department of Science and Technology(DST)- Technology Development Board(TDB) program and Department of Electronics and Information Technology -TIDE program. We help incubatees to secure grants from Government of India (from Ministry of MSME www.dcmsme.co.in), low interest loans (SIDBI VC Fund), CGTSME. We also works with VC funds in India which can invest in start-ups companies.
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