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Business Incubators in Gujarat to Hatch Your Student Venture

Team YS
18th Sep 2012
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When one makes the metamorphosis into an entrepreneur from a student, it becomes very important to attain comprehensive guidance from experts. In this respect Business Incubators are basically firms which ensure that budding entrepreneurs get proper resources, guidance, services, funding and networks to embrace growth. If the start-up undergoes proper incubation then it becomes easy for it to withstand the market. Gujarat which is famous for entrepreneurial adventures and success stories, understands the importance of business incubators. Many organizations and academic institutions there have established centres for entrepreneurial guidance. Some of the noteworthy business incubators in Gujarat are as follows:(1) Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) – IIM Ahmedabad

(2) Gujarat Venture Finance Limited- Ahmedabad

(3) Mudra Institute of Communication, EDC – Ahmedabad

(4) National Design Business Incubator, National Institute of Design – Ahmedabad

(5) Centre for Entrepreneurship and Incubation (CEID), DAIICT – Gandhinagar

(6) Innovation & Incubation Centre (IIC), Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University – Gandhinagar

(7) Venture Studio, Ahmedabad University - Ahmedabad

CIIE has mentored a huge gamut of start-ups like Croak.it, Alma Connect, BioSense et al and Gujarat Venture Finance Limited has guided companies like E-Infochips. MICA EDC which is also known as Comcubator has been specifically designed to encourage entrepreneurship in the communication sector. As the arena of designing is expanding by far and large, National Design Business Incubator at NID promotes the idea of entrepreneurship in the designing field. CEID at DAIICT, being an engineering college, encourage students to transform their technological dreams into commercial realities. Innovation & Incubation Centre at PDPU support tech startup from multiple sectors including green energy, electronics and manufacturing, IT. Venture Studio which is managed by Ahmedabad University and some renowned industrialists of Ahmedabad has successfully guided start-ups like Cruxbot. The writing on the wall is clear, student entrepreneurs in Gujrat have better chances of making their ventures succeed, and their edge lies in their business incubators.

Author Credit: Mohita Adhvaryu

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