About CIIF

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Entrepreneurship culture is of key importance to Chitkara University. With the vision “To promote entrepreneurial spirit amongst youth, researchers, engineers and society at large by promoting cutting edge technology & non -technology start-ups which will lead to economic and social development of the country” Chitkara University has opened its first incubator “Chitkara Innovation Incubator Foundation (CIIF)” in the year 2013 which provided a platform to the budding startups, innovators & entrepreneurs of the region.

On October 30, 2015, CIIF got registered as a company under section-8 of the Company Act. A month later CIIF got recognition as a Technology Business Incubator from, DST, Govt. of India. Currently, we have over 3 incubators in the Tricity and around 120 startups raised and mentored by CIIF in the last 5 years.

Startups incubated with CIIF are from diverse fields like Agritech, Healthtech, Edtech, SAAS, Fintech etc.

HOW WE WORK

  • STRUCTURED MENTORING PROGRAM

    Mentoring increases companies odds of success. We understand the journey and advise accordingly.

  • FOCUS ON STUDENT STARTUPS

    The idea is to encourage innovation and creativity there is no time and age to build an idea, so you can start early.

  • FOCUS ON INDUSTRY NETWORK

    The notion is to foster continuous and sustained engagement between large corporates and innovative technology ventures.

  • PROVISION OF SEED FUND

    Each year, CIIF considers and screens the student startup for early stage and SEED money to motivate the startup and its idea.

  • PROVISION OF SUBSIDIZED INCUBATION SPACE

    We help your startup to create, develop and design by providing an office space, where you and your team can brainstorm and work together as one unit.

  • FOCUSED ACCELERATION PROGRAM

    We help the growth and development of entrepreneurial talent in youth. Acceleration program equips young startups with the tools and skills.

our Services

CONTINUOUSLY IMPROVING

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    Startups Incubated

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    Startups Mentored

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    Patents Filed


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    Funding Raised By Startups


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    Investment By Incubator

Upcoming Events

Success Stories

Gaurav Goyal

Founder & CEO
Anukai Solutions Private Limited

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Sameer Sharma

Founder & CEO
Uengage Services Private Limited

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Abhiraj Malhotra

Co-Founder & Director
Schoolpad

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Divam Wadhwa

Founder
Chai Nagri

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Startups with MeitY TIDE 2.0 Grant