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Indian Angel Network launches Incubation support for Startups in the Social Impact Sector

The Indian Angel Network(IAN) that bills itself as India’s first and Asia’s largest network of angel investors has announced the launch of the IAN incubator program for start-ups in the Social Impact sector in partnership with India’s leading bank for the SME’s the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and GIZ an international enterprise owned by the German Federal Government which has operations in more than 130 countries.

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Social Impact Startup Incubator India

The IAN Incubator named iArise aims to incubate & nurture over a 100 social enterprises serving the base of the economic pyramid in India. The focus of this incubation program is to help create and breed sustainable enterprises which will create positive impact on the lives of our citizens and also create wealth for the promoters and returns for the investors. This will ensure that socially beneficial organisations grow and are not dependent on subsidies or philanthropic handouts

This initiative is expected to bring money, mentors and market access to impact focused start-up companies. GIZ and SIDBI have partnered with IAN to leverage its large pool of mentors from some of India’s most successful and renowned entrepreneurs.

IAN has over 300 investors and mentors, who are accomplished entrepreneurs or professionals. The intention is to provide strategic thought leadership, high quality mentoring and financial investment to sustainable ventures.

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Social impact start-ups which are working in the following sectors – Education, Poverty Alleviation, Environment, Livelihood for the Financially Challenged, Women Empowerment, Healthcare, Cleantech, etc can apply

Interested organizations can apply for the program by submitting the completed application form below :

Application-iArise-2014.docx

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