Catalyse Innovation at the Nation

Creating a vibrant and sustaining innovation ecosystem in the country requires the coming together of corporates, philanthropists, foundations, universities, government, and policy think-tanks across India and the globe. Join NSRCEL create entrepreneurs, innovators and enable change makers for India.

About Us

NSRCEL is the start-up incubator of IIM Bangalore that is recognized by the Govt. of India. and was founded in the year 2000. Over 1400+ and over 2207+ ventures have gone through the Incubation and Launchpad programs respectively contributing to over 10,000 direct jobs.

Graduated ventures have been acquired by companies such as Qualcomm, Pegasystems, Brillio, Freshworks, and more. NSRCEL has also partnered with corporates like Goldman Sachs, ICICI Securities, Maruti Suzuki, and Capgemini among others to support entrepreneurs in sectors like Mobility, fintech and non-profits.

NSRCEL is supported by SIDBI, Niti Aayog, Department of Science and Technology and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. Of India. It is also the first incubator with a program tailored for social entrepreneurs and their unique challenges.

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Here’s a glimpse into what our partner organizations are saying about NSRCEL

Himanshu Nivsarkar, EVP and Head-CSR, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Kumar Anurag Pratap, Vice President and CSR Leader, Capgemini

Rohan Chattwal, Head -Innovation Centre of Excellence, Maruti Suzuki India