The first group of the program opens 25 places for the early idea phase and budding entrepreneurs. Interested candidates can view the details at isbdlabs.org/en/startups/i-sproute.html.
ISB invites DLabs participants to take part in the pre-incubation program. The application process runs until December 31, 2021 and the group is expected to start in February 2022. Applications are open to students, professionals and prospective entrepreneurs; Individuals with early-stage ideas (with or without prototypes); Industry-independent – technical and non-technical, ideas with great impact.
The program offerings include master class sessions with industry experts and ISB faculties; Grants and fundraising assistance; Knowledge and advisory support; Networking opportunities through events and other relevant forums; Value-added services to develop and improve products and services.
Soumya Kumar, Director, i-Venture @ ISB and CEO, DLabs, said, “The program is designed to provide interactive capacity building modules with expert advice and support while aspiring entrepreneurs get their ideas validated and business-driven. Conduct structured experiments to refine strategies. It is a platform for action-oriented possibilities to convert ideas into PoCs and to develop MVPs.