NSRCEL SOCIAL

NSRCEL has been helping early stage ventures since 2002. Leveraging on the experience and expertise, the social incubation program started in 2017. We select and nurture early-stage social ventures, helping them scale up to deliver sustained impact.

PROCESS

Call for applications

Pre incubation - 12 weeks

Incubation 12-18 months

Left to Right : Shravan (I-Saksham), Nitish (Bridges Of Sports), Akanksha (Tarkeybein), Pooja (Anthill Creations), Khushboo (Mantra4Change), Ashwini (Superheros Incorporated), Seemant (Meraki), Gloria (Guardians Of Dreams), Nancy (Anthill Creations).

WE OFFER

Mentoring

Mentoring

Mentoring and capacity building leveraging NSRCEL's rich network of mentors, entrepreneurs and experts

Networking Opportunity

Networking Opportunity

Access to networks across funders, government and ecosystem players

Legal & Compliance support

Legal & Compliance support

Pro-bono legal and company secretarial advice from our expert

Office infrastructure

Office infrastructure

Workspaces that include high speed Wi-Fi, seating/meeting rooms, access to library

Financial support

Financial support

Monthly fellowship for a year shall be awarded on performance basis to the incubated ventures.

Media Exhibits

Media Exhibits

Chance to showcase ventures periodically at start-up events/exhibitions and facilitate media expansion

Applications are Open !

We invite social change makers and entrepreneurs to connect with our Social Incubator.

NSRCEL Social Invites Applications for 2 new Cohorts

COHORT 1

"For-Profit" Social Ventures

Area of Work : Education, livelihood, and disability (tech based solutions).

COHORT 2

"Non-Profit" Social Ventures

Area of Work : Sector Agnostic.

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OUR Ventures

Anthills Creations

Dedicated to enhancing the experience of play for all...

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Bridges of Sports

Creating a National Sports Corps comprising former athletes, physical education teachers, coaches...

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Guardians of Dreams

Holistically improves the quality and child care standards in children's homes...

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I-Saksham

Trains and empowers community through quality learning...

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Mantra4change

Work's with existing schools to create capacity building...

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Meraki

Essentially about parents who haven't been to school themselves and want better for their children...

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Superheros Incorporated

Transforming lives, enhancing financial wellbeing of the students...

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TARKEYBEIN

Designs language learning content by building contextual and fear free classrooms...

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OUR Ventures

Our Team

Advisory Council

Eric Savage

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Krishnakumar Natarajan

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Malavika R Harita

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Matthew Spacie

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Gita Sen

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V.Ravichandar

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Debasish Mitter

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M S Sriram

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Satyajit Majumdar

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Pradeep B. Nair

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Mentor Panel

Rajiv Kucchal

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Gayatri Vasudevan

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Dipesh Sutariya

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Naghma Mulla

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Pramod Kulkarni

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M J Arvind

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Rajesh Navaneetham

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Samina Bano

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Sourav Mukherji

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Nagaraja Prakasam

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TESTIMONIALS

FAQ

As per the eligibility criteria, ‘for-profit’ ventures should be minimum 1 year old; registered and ‘not-for-profit’ ventures should be minimum 3 year old; FCRA registered.
FCRA is a pre-requisite for applying to ‘non-profit’ social ventures.
As per the eligibility criteria we accept applications only from registered organisation.
Apart from Social Ventures Incubation Programme, NSRCEL offers Women Startup Programme, incubation for business startups and student run ventures, mentoring and pre-incubation launchpad and few courses related to entrepreneurship. Please visit www.nsrcel.org.
Please visit the NSRCEL website and apply for the ‘mentoring and pre-incubation launchpad’.
Please apply to the ‘mentoring and pre-incubation launchpad’ from the NSRCEL website- www.nsrcel.org.
NSRCEL Social offers- Mentoring, access to entrepreneurial networks, workspace, entrepreneurial stipend throughout the incubation period, legal and HR services and media exhibits.
If the applicant is not currently part of the Women Start-up Programme, the application is acceptable.
Not necessarily, as long as the incubatee can attend the mandatory sessions/events.
The programme is not residential or online. But the programme requires the incubatee to be present during the mandatory sessions. The incubatee can make use of the workspace provided by NSRCEL.
The incubation is for the venture and not individual entrepreneurs/team. A venture can have one founder or more individuals as a team.
Eligibility criteria under areas of work for ‘for-profit’ ventures are: Education/livelihood/disability (tech based solutions)