Atal Innovation Mission is an ambitious flagship program of NITI Aayog. Under its aegis, AIC-RNTU (Atal Incubation Centre, Rabindranath Tagore University) supported by ATAL Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, with a vision to encourage and promote the culture of entrepreneurship in India.
AIC-RNTU Foundation is one of the leading Incubators in Central India, which has been working to support the Start-ups across all the functions viz. mentoring, funding, handholding, industry connect, workshops, investor connects, events, competitions, new age labs & dedicated office space etc..
Services We Offer
AIC-RNTU is in a quest to support startups with all the resources they might need to scale their vision. On the same lines, AIC-RNTU provides funding to eligible startups through the following channels –
Seed Funding: Startups are provided financial assistance in the form of seed funding for proof of concept, prototype development, product trials, market-entry, and commercialization. Eligible startups can receive funding upto INR 50 Lacs from AIC-RNTU under Startup India Seed Fund Scheme and upto INR 1 Crore from NIDHI-Seed Support Program. Apart from this, AIC-RNTU also provides seed fund through various partners.
VC/Angel Investment: AIC-RNTU Foundation provides opportunities to startups to connect with Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors to raise rounds of investment to scale their startups. For this purpose, various demo days and networking events are organized.
CSR Funding: AIC-RNTU Foundation provides opportunities to startups to connect with Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors to raise rounds of investment to scale their startups. For this purpose, various demo days and networking events are organized.
Mentorship and Trainings
Access To Labs
Legal & Accounting Support
Access To Network & Events
Our ecosystem partners, which also include NITI Aayog, Headstart, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), TiE, YI, NASSCOM Foundation, and others, allow us to offer these entrepreneurs and startups access to a vast support network. Additionally, we have eminent investment partners who enable us to offer the potential entrepreneurs the crucial financial support. 100x.vc, Unicorn India Ventures, Unitus Capital, India Angels, Venture Catalyst, and other companies are some of these partners.