The Indian School of Business (ISB) in association with the US Consulate General, Hyderabad announced the launch of 'ISB Envision', a nation-wide accelerator programme to identify promising start-ups that are leading the charge on innovation and excellence.
Designed by ISB's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) and its incubation arm, DLabs, ISB Envision provides selected participants an opportunity to be part of the incubator/accelerator programme at the ISB that will support ventures, which have the potential to bring about a disruptive change in the area of smart cities, climate change, education and women's empowerment.
ISB Dean Rajendra Srivastava, said: "ISB Envision is our endeavour to create a socio economic impact by supporting the next generation entrepreneurs to develop creative solutions to challenges and opportunities in the economy, overcome problems facing the society and create value for the country and our people."
The five selected ventures will receive incubation at DLabs for a period of six months and access to ISB's network of mentors and investors under start-up initiate. ISB also conducts a three-month accelerator course for the early stage start-ups that have been operational in business for 12 months and above under the start-up advance programme.