IIM to train 26 mobility startups

Chennai: Nadathur S Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL), at IIM-Bengaluru, in partnership with Maruti Suzuki India Limited, recently announced the list of 26 shortlisted mobility startups for a nine-month extensive incubation program.

According to a press release, the collaboration announced in August 2020, is a first-of-its-kind initiative by an automobile manufacturing company. It will help startups to channelise their efforts to bring industry-ready solutions and become large scale businesses.

The selected startups will undergo a three-month pre-incubation journey during which they will be engaged in various sessions, workshops, peer-to-peer learning activities while they receive regular one-on-one mentoring and advisory sessions.

Professor Venkatesh Panchapagesan, chairperson, NSRCEL, said, “We are therefore proud to collaborate with Maruti Suzuki, who we share a similar drive with, in developing mobility solutions for a better and more connected future. Together we aim to deliver fresh thinking and innovative solutions to the existing mobility ecosystem.”

 

NT Bureau