Venture Center, pune
Venture Center is a National award winning inventive enterprises and deep tech incubator, founded in 2007 and hosted by CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India.
Venture Center is selected as one of the incubators in the country to implement the “SAMRIDH Accelerator program” of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) under the Meity Startup Hub.
The Startup Accelerators of MeitY for Product Innovation, Development and Growth (SAMRIDH) scheme aims to accelerate potential IT based startups to scale for solving India’s problems creating positive social impact.
It enables selected Accelerators in extending Accelerator Services to startups and even provide first round of funding of up to ₹40 lakh (with an average of ₹ 30 Lakh per startup per cohort).
About the Program
Objective: To help digital technology startups unlock their full potential to raise funding and investments.
The accelerator program will run for 6 months under two tracks – a HIGHLY SELECTIVE cohort with only 4 per track.
Refundable Program Commitment Fee: Rs. 10,000
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Years of Service To The Nation
Venture Center is a National award winning inventive enterprises and deep tech incubator. It is recognized not only for its high quality startups but also for thought leadership in innovation management, the missionary zeal in championing the cause of startups, excellence in services, professional project management and great operational discipline.
Why Choose Venture Center
Some of our key impact metrics in over 15 years of operations.