The NIDHI Accelerator program is in partnership between Action for India (AFI) and i-TIC Foundation IIT Hyderabad.
The accelerator, which is Sponsored by the Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt of India, will help early-stage tech enabled social enterprises in the sectors of Healthcare, Education and Agriculture.
Action For India – AFI’s mission is to help social entrepreneurs in India overcome barriers to scale and achieve greater impact at the Bottom of the Pyramid. AFI connects social entrepreneurs with impact investors, mentors, technology resources, government contacts and local partners. Launched in 2012, AFI is headquartered in New Delhi, India and has a chapter in Silicon Valley, California.
i-TIC Foundation- iTIC Foundation was started by IIT- Hyderabad with an aim of developing an incubation center (Technology Business Incubator - TBI funded by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India) to achieve the goal of crafting/ producing an 'amalgam' of research and industry by creating a very supportive and nourishing environment wherein research concepts can be taken up and integrated with industry for commercialization.
The NIDHI Accelerator Program will start shortly.
Please watch this space for updates and further information.