Facilitate new age entrepreneurial pursuits of youth that focus on innovative applications for wealth generation, employment creation and global competition.
icreate is an independent centre and facilitates "Next Generation Entrepreneurship" that blends creativity, innovation, engineering, product design and leverages emerging technologies to evolve out-of-the-box applications.
The primary goal of the Centre is to create a large quantity of quality entrepreneurs. Towards this objective, it aims to seed a new ethos wherein people will understand and encourage entrepreneurship as a preferred career option. The Centre also engages with the government to help evolve enabling policies.
Be an ecosystem devoted to promote growth of entrepreneurial capital which leverages innovations and technology.
Such enterprises will not only create rapid growth resulting into wealth generation for self and society but also contribute to employment generation.
The incubated projects are encouraged to set up their companies in Gujarat, which would create clusters of high-tech companies and contribute to the growth of Gujarat's overall economy.
The Centre also plans to tie-up with similar institutions/ incubators around the globe and network with their resources, mentors and educators.
Mr. Harsh Mariwala
Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board Chairman, Marico Limited, Mumbai
Mr. K. Venkataramanan
Chairman, L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering, Mumbai
Mr. Tulsi Tanti
Founder & Chairman, Suzlon Energy, Pune
Dr. Sudarshan Maini
Founder & Chairman, Maini Group, Bengaluru
Prof. Jagdish Bhagwati
Columbia University, New York, USA
Mr. Uday Kotak
Executive VC & MD Kotak Mahindra Bank, Mumbai
Dr. Harry Yuklea
Director, International School, Peres Academic Center, Israel
Mr. Jyoti Sagar
Founder & Chairman, J. Sagar Associates, New Delhi
Mr. Harkesh Kumar Mittal
Adviser, Member Secretary, National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB)
Mr. Karl Mehta
Founder & CEO, EdCast Inc. Venture Partner, Menlo Ventures
Ms. Sulajja Firodia Motwani
Vice Chairperson, Kinetic Engineering
Dr. Ashish Gupta
Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Helion Venture Partners
Dr. Madhu Mehta
Chief Mentor Emeritus
Mr. N. R. Narayana Murthy
Chairman Emeritus Founding Team Member, Infosys
Permanent Invitees : Members of Board of Directors of GFEE, and Founding Team members
The Eco System
The Centre is a one-stop shop that provides access to money, mentors & markets
Driven by a holistic approach, icreate offers end-to-end solutions to entrepreneurs.
Programs to groom potential candidates. Also generate and convert business ideas to develop viable business/incubation plans to create new technology ventures.
Facilitate the incubation of the business idea and convert the idea into a feasible concept to develop it and acquire initial customers. This will involve funding also.
Guide and share the efforts of creating new ventures with the potential entrepreneurs.
For adding value to each phase of the venture creation process right from idea generation to venture creation.
Provide early stage and seed funding to gain better valuation for the start-ups before a venture capitalist enters.
An understanding ethos - Joy in helping others succeed
Inspiring environment for extra ordinary efforts
Fiercely competitive yet supportive environment
Nurture ideas, experimentation & cross-breeding
Seamlessly blend complimentary talents to co-create
Building required sensitivities
Global outlook in ambition, approach & relevance
Enable latent talent to succeed
Encourage out-of-the-box thinking
Solving real problems for real benefits
Learning environment that facilitates multi-disciplinary exposure
icreate has been set up under the dynamic leadership of Shri Narendra Modi, honourable Prime Minister of India
Non-conventional Energy - Green
Bio-medical Equipment & Devices
Agro & Food Processing
Projects would often overlap more than one domain as new "real life commercial" projects will start exploiting technologies from multiple domains. Going by this trend, the Centre will periodically review, drop and add new sectors.
Lead - Strategic Alliance and Interim Head - Technology Business Incubator (TBI)
Manager HR and Administration
Manager - Collaborations and Programmes
Executive - Accounting
Admin and Network Executive