VentureStudio is a Startup incubator and accelerator established in 2011 in collaboration with Stanford University’s Centre for Design Research. VentureStudio assists entrepreneurs in creating innovative and scalable ventures by providing access to pre-seed funding support from different grants/ schemes, support of network of expert mentors and domain experts, access to engaged angel and VC investors and facilities such as state of the art maker labs for engineering prototyping and a bio incubator.
VentureStudio maintains a lively and open work environment to spur their creativity and efforts. In 5 years, over 90 innovation fellows have joined, over 45 ventures have been formed, of which 23 are currently active and associated with VentureStudio. Ventures span diverse fields such as health, education, energy, agro, aggrotech, environment, auto service, transportation, etc. Through design led approaches to business creation, VentureStudio aims to nucleate an ecosystem of innovation that advances regional economic development and creates national and global impact.