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Aashray Techno Social Business Incubator approved as a Nodal Institute by Government of Gujarat under the Start-Ups/ Innovation Scheme.

Aashray - Promotion of Social Enterprises Foundation (Aashray Incubator) is a platform for supporting technological and social ventures. Its objectives are aligned with, and strengthen Government of India's policies/ imperatives and initiatives such as "Make in India" and "Start-up India, Stand up India", which are focussed on nurturing start-ups and entrepreneurs. It is an exceptional techno-social business incubator because of its focus on social impacts of technological and social innovations, especially in the lives of people at the median and bottom levels of the economic Pyramid.
Incube Ventures and Saath Livelihoods have promoted Aashray Incubator together with knowledge partners - Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) and Ashoka India for promotion of innovations, setting up of social enterprises, and scaling up of innovative ventures and technologies. Aashray Incubator has adopted the following approach for supporting technological and social entrepreneurs from varied sectors:
  • Collaborate with research, development and educational institutions to optimally utilise each entity’s respective strengths to enhance the incubation ecosystem.
  • Facilitate the financing of start-ups and accelerators through the Aashray Endowment Fund.
Aashray Incubator has been recognized as a Techno Business Incubator (TBI) by the National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB) of the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India. DST has also authorized Aashray Incubator to accept CSR grants.
Aashray Incubator, was incorporated as a Section 8 Not-for-Profit Company on 30 July 2014, and possesses registrations under Section 80G and Section 12AA of the Income-tax Act 1961 - thereby making donations to the Aashray Endowment Fund tax deductible.
Aashray - Promotion of Social Enterprises Foundation (Aashray Incubator) has been approved as a Nodal Institute by Government of Gujarat under the Start-Ups/ Innovation Scheme.
The Aashray Endowment Fund provides individuals and organizations opportunities to participate in the process of incubation of social enterprises - a national priority.
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Inaugurated by:
Late Shri Dr. APJ Kalam,
Former President of India
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post-1 Web & Apps
Followme App is new way to socialize with your existing fans and rewarding them with exclusive contents and perks with monthly fee.
Parmarth Mori PM Communications post-1
post-2 Bio technology
A person diagnosed with cancer and her/his family and friends are likely to be highly traumatised with the diagnosis and hectically seeking appropriate, effective and...
Vinod Kuberkar PhD, MBA , MVSc, PhD. post-2
post-3 Traditional handicrafts
R-Weaves is a branding and marketing program for exclusive, high-quality products made from Tangaliya and single ikat Patola fabrics.
Saath Charitable Trust Creative inclusive Society post-3
post-4 Legal Services
Nyayika, an initiative of IDEAL Foundation for Social and Economic Development, is a chain of multi-speciality law centres in Gujarat.
Siddharth Lodha nyayika.org post-4
post-5 Environmentally Sustainable Habitats
Greenearth Culture's focus and core competency is bamboo construction, which has significant economic, social and environmental impacts.
George Joel, Rajeshkumar & Rajendra Joshi post-5
post-6 Financial Services/ Micro-Finance
The Saath Savings & Credit Cooperative Society Ltd makes affordable credit accessible to socially and economically marginalized persons.
Divyang Bhatnagar saathcooperative.org post-6
post-7 Agriculture & Food
The target market for DISHA is about 10,000 small and marginal farmers from tribal and interior villages of Saurashtra, South Gujarat and eastern tribal belt.
Nitin Macwana dishaagro.org/index.html post-7
post-8 Information Communications Technology
4th Wheel, a social enterprise, focuses on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, based on inclusive, sustainable and participatory development.
Sharon Weir & Payal Mulchandani the4thwheel.com post-8
post-9 Information Communications Technology
The platform provides for students and researchers to post and share research ideas that they are interested.
Saurish Das rygbee.com post-9
post-10 Geriatric Care and Support
Varishta, an initiative by Silversmile Eldercare Foundation, is dedicated to increasing awareness about dementia and mobilising support for those affected.
Daksha Bhat varishta.org post-10
post-11 Livelihoods
Urmila is a training and placement programme for women that bridges the gap between domestic helpers and urban households requiring reliable.
Chinmayi Desai saath.org/urmila.html post-11
post-12 Education
Edutech provides 360 degree solutions for all stakeholders in the education sector, as against others who address the need of one or two stakeholders only.
Sunil Gopinathan, Beena Sunil coreacademics.in post-12
post-13 Environmentally Sustainable Habitats
Anveshan's mission is to provide affordable housing for people with low incomes, especially young migrant workers and women.
Rajendra Joshi post-13
post-14 Biologicals
Plasmatech Solutions a life science start-up with a mandate to develop indigenous technologies suitable for India for the recovery of life saving therapeutic proteins from human...
Mani Iyer plasmatech.in post-14
post-15 Non Destructive Technologies
INDIQ will enable SMEs access high-technical expertise and R&D possibilities for quality enhancement, which otherwise is not easily available to them.
Dr. Parameswaran & Ganesh Prasad post-15
post-16 Record Management
Archive, a unit of Record Management Services provides complete digitization solution for physical records at its State of Art Records Centre at Ahmedabad.
Rahul Vyas aarchiverms.com post-16