K-Impact Us: INVENT

Shaping Social Entrepreneurs Into Powerful Changemakers

About the Program

KIIT-TBI is an incubator partner to the INVENT program with support from DFID, UK Government in association with Technology Development Board (TDB), Government of India. The INVENT program is spearheaded by Villgro Innovations Foundation as the lead incubator and aims to support social enterprises by providing funding and capacity building to four government-affiliated incubators (IIT Kanpur, IIMCIP, Startup Oasis and KIIT TBI) in the eight low-income states (LIS).

Supported by

Who can Apply

  • Startups with Significant Positive Impact on Bottom of Pyramid (BoP)
  • Startups having Innovation with technology symmetry
  • Startups from any cross – domain impacting the Society
  • Startups with a strong plan to work in for-profit mode
  • Startups having a idea/inspiration to impact the society either directly or indirectly

Assistance

Upto 30 lakh

Duration

12 Months

Program Benefits

Incubation support for the ideas/proposals at test/pilot stage.
Funding assistance for incubatees upon basic validation.
Access to facilities, resources and other common services.
Hands-on-support for mid-correction operational flaws.
Dedicated domain Mentors & investors for guidance and scaleup.
Dedicated capacity building workshops and seminars.
Expert guidance and holistic hand-holding by different stakeholders.
Expert guidance and holistic hand-holding by different stakeholders.

Our Cohort