Call for Applications: NSRCEL Social Ventures Incubation Programme

Deadline: 5 June 2018

Applications are open for N S Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) Social Ventures Incubation Programme.

NSRCEL is the hub of entrepreneurial activity at IIMB. They bring incubated start-ups, co-working ventures, industry mentors, eminent academicians and researchers together at the centre. This unique ecosystem thrives on continuous interaction between theory and practice.

NSRCEL has been helping early stage ventures since 2002. Leveraging on the experience and expertise, the social incubation program started in 2017. They select and nurture early-stage social ventures, helping them scale up to deliver sustained impact.

Shortlisted applicants will undergo Pre-Incubation. In this 3 month program that will start in July 2018, ventures will be helped with business model canvas, structuring of the business communication, legal and advisory support. This will also include a demo pitch to assess progress of the firm followed by a final pitch to the advisory council by September 2018 end.

Selected ventures after the final pitch will be offered incubation for 12 months at NSRCEL, IIMB which includes a monthly stipend


  • Mentoring
  • Network Opportunity
  • Legal & Compliance support
  • Office Infrastructure
  • Financial Support’
  • Media Exhibit

Eligibility Criteria

  • NSRCEL invite social change makers and entrepreneurs to connect with our Social Incubator.
  • NSRCEL Social Invites Applications for 2 new Cohorts:
  • COHORT 1: “For-Profit” Social Ventures
    • Area of Work:
      • Education,
      • livelihood,
      • disability (tech based solutions).
    • Eligibility criteria: 1-3 year old ventures.
  • COHORT 2: “Non-Profit” Social Ventures
    • Area of Work: Sector Agnostic.
    • Eligibility criteria: minimum 3 years with Mandatory FCRA Certification.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: India

For more information, please visit NSRCEL Social Ventures Incubation Programme.

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