Helping founders build sustainable and scalable startups across the Tier 2 & Tier 3 cities of India
IIMA Ventures enables and activates startup ecosystems across multiple regions of India. We aim to support and nurture early stage startups by developing the startup ecosystem through partnerships, mentoring, funding and collaborations. We provide startups with support both physically as well as virtually so that their ventures can scale rapidly. Our physical presence is across Ahmedabad, Indore, Jaipur and Guwahati.
Interactive expert led knowledge sessions and workshops for students and aspiring entrepreneurs.
Boosters for aspiring entrepreneurs and students to provide feedback on their business ideas. Pitches for early stage startups for fund raising.
Programs ranging from 3 months to 12 months for early-stage startups through a combination of structured support and mentoring.
Supporting early stage startups with catalytic funds for product development and growth.
Our Ahmedabad centre is based within the lush campus of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, with over 50,000 sq.ft. of space and an infrastructure designed to suit the needs of the startups. The Rajasthan Incubation Centre hosts a facility of 15,000 sq ft in the heart of the city. In 2021, we set up the Indore Centre as a joint initiative of Indore Smart City and IIMA Ventures to support the startups in this region. Since 2021, IIMA Ventures has been implementing the 'AAGL' Program in Guwahati under Assam Agri-business and Rural Transformation Project (APART) with object to accelerate 100 agri startups over 4 years.
With the objective of democratizing entrepreneurship, IIMA Ventures built Innocity - a modular, on-demand, and easy to access startup support platform. Innocity offers a variety of inputs including training sessions, networking events, booster sessions and pitches - all of these unbundled and accessible on demand. Innocity sessions are conducted by our regional teams across locations and are conducted at regular intervals (monthly boosters and sessions and quarterly pitches) to ensure continuity of support.