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VentureStudio is a Startup incubator established by Ahmedabad University in 2011 in active collaboration with Stanford University- Centre for Design Research. Over 45 ventures have been incubated in diverse domains such as health, education, energy, environment, agro, consumer products, transportation etc. We are a Technology Business Incubator approved by the National Science Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, DST; approved BIRAC-BioNEST facility and bio-incubator and an approved Nodal Agency under the Government of Gujarat Startup Policy. We offer multiple fellowship programs for people having an insight to start up a new venture in strategic areas of focus such as life sciences/healthcare, defence, smart city technologies and other areas with critical unmet needs.

Funding

  • NIDHI schemes (National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations), DST
  • Government of Gujarat (Industries Commissionerate)
  • Ahmedabad Angel Network (AAN) and/other angel groups
  • Facilitating Series A from VCs

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Facilities

  • Co-working space with office facilities
  • 3000 sft prototyping lab supported by NIDHI PRAYAS
  • Approved for 9000 sft Bioincubator supported by BIRAC
  • Workshop, lab and library facilities at Ahmedabad University

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Network & Domain Expertise

  • National and international mentor network (Ahmedabad Venture Alliance 100+) spanning academia, multiple industry verticals
  • 50+ Ahmedabad Angel Network (AAN) and other angel / VC groups

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Life at Venture Studio

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