ICICI Securities funds Fin-tech Start-ups @ NSRCEL, IIMB

ICICI Securities has funded Fin-tech start-ups at NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) at IIM Bangalore. India is young and growing given the strong demographic dividend where more than half of the population is under 25 years and the economy is rising rapidly due to a continual focus on digitalization, policy reforms, technological innovation and digital transformation.  While these advances have made India more competitive in the global landscape the larger challenge is on creation of employment opportunities and jobs for the young population. India’s start-up ecosystem is looking at the threshold of the next wave of growth by…

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Dell, Intel & MicraLand Fund the Aritra Leadership Accelerator Program at IIMB

Dell, Intel & MicraLand Fund the Aritra Leadership Accelerator Program at IIMB The companies – Dell India Pvt Limited, Intel Technology India Pvt Limited and MicroLand Ltd have all funded the the Aritra Leadership Accelerator Program at IIMB. They have particularly funded the women candidates for this program. Aritra is a 12-month intensive, part-time, fast-track leadership learning journey for mid-to-senior leaders in the social sector. The program equips them with knowledge, perspectives and networks, to help build strong organisations, a network of collaborative influence and drive scalable and sustainable social impact. Leader capacity is built in myriad ways – through…

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Ms. Sheila Mohan creates an endowment for a lecture series with CPP @ IIM Bangalore

The family of Prof. M. R. Krishnamurthy wished to commemorate his life and accomplishments in a manner that was consistent with his interests, background and values. After exploring several options, the family decided to create an endowment in his name at IIM -B, an institution that he had great respect for. His daughter Ms. Sheila Mohan has created an endowment to fund an annual lecture series by distinguished speakers who had done extensive research related to Bengaluru and the challenges facing the city. Prof Hema Swaminathan the Chairperson of the Centre for Public Policy CPP) at IIMB accepted the check…

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BPCL funds two start-ups @ NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore

The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has directly funded two social venture start-ups being incubated at NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning at IIM Bangalore. The BPCL representatives Mr. Arvind Krishnaswamy – GM (Strategy) and Mr. Raviraj Jadhav (Team Leader – Strategy) visited IIMB and signed an MoU with two social venture start-ups – Mantra for Change and Anthill Creations – by agreeing to fund them. Founded in the year 2013, Mantra4Change is a Bangalore based non-profit that works in the field of school improvement and education leadership development. MANTRA is an acronym that stands for ‘Maverick Association for Novelty,…

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