JECRC Incubation Centre & Entrepreneurship Cell
JECRC Incubation Center (JIC)
JIC assists start-ups with converting their early-stage companies into highly scalable, commercially viable businesses. JIC envisions fostering an entrepreneur-friendly culture around academics & research. JECRC Foundation with 150+ alumni start-ups and presently 25+ incubated start-ups launched its JECRC Incubation Center which was inaugurated by Mr. Avnish Sabharwal, Managing Director, Accenture Ventures & Open Innovation and Shri Amit Agarwal, Vice Chairperson, JECRC on 28th Feb, 2020. On the same day, the “Start-up Policy” of JECRC Incubation Center was also launched. JECRC Foundation is the first institute in the state of Rajasthan that has well defined start up policy of its own for the students who want to do start-ups.
Key features of policy are:
1. Availability of seed fund for students to do pilots programs for customer validations.
2. Setting up of world-class incubation center and co-working space.
3. Access to mentor network, investor’s network and industries network.
4. Special provisions like scholarships and seed money for women entrepreneurs.
Recently our four incubated start-ups also received their seed money cheque of Rs. 50,000/- by JECRC Incubation Center. These 4 status are Jaivik (Agritech), EdApply (EduTech), Accilive (Mobile-App) and The Adventure Bag Club (Travel and Tourism)
As Outcomes of Previous Engagements 7 Startups are incubated in JIC
1. Javik : Founder - Aman Singhal (B.Tech CSE ,3rd Year)
2. Accilives: Founder - Mukul Gautam (B.Tech CSE ,2nd Year)
3. The Adventure Bag Club: Founder - Shobhit Gupta (BBA.LLB(H) , 3rd Year)
4. Ed Apply: Founder - Keshav Jangid (B.Tech CSE, 3rd Year)
5. Rightway: Founder - Rajat Gulati (B.Tech CSE, 3rd Year)
6. WedVyah: Founder - Deepak Chuppa ( B.Tech CSE , 3rd Year )
7. Zapve: Founder - Piyush Mantri ( B.Tech CSE , 3rd Year )
8. Pixamentory: Founder - Himanshu Sharma (B.Tech CSE , 3rd Year)
9. Dhobi Ghat: Founder - Prayas Sharma (B.Tech CSE , 3rd Year)
• Knowledge Sessions - We conduct knowledge sessions, workshops by experts, one on one mentoring and pitching training. Also, we invite successful entrepreneurs who share their stories towards success and guide the student entrepreneurs to overcome all the challenges faced by a Startup.
• Financial Support - JECRC supports innovations through funding during initial stage and pre-incubation.
• Physical infrastructure (Co-Working Spaces) - Incubated Start-ups are given access to fully functional and resourceful Co-Working Space in the Incubation Centre 24*7.
JECRC Entrepreneurship Cell
We have an active Entrepreneurship Cell of students, which is a non-profit organisation run by students only. 30 Students have formed a core team under the supervision of faculty members. Currently we have 250+ active student members in JECRC E-Cell. JECRC E-Cell helps to identify the pool of students who have the passion to become an Entrepreneur. They conduct various events to aware and sensitize the students in the campus.
List of Events conducted by JECRC E-Cell:
• Ideathon - Ideathon is organized every year in JECRC and its 4th edition was organized in November in 2019, in which participants were given problem statements and asked to find a solution in terms of a business plan.
• E-Summit - E-Summit is organized every year in JERC Foundation and the 4th edition was organized recently in March 2020, where a series of events are conducted in a span of 3 days to identify the best talent from the pool.
• Protsahan - Our Students are contributing in promoting Entrepreneurship ecosystem in school students. For the same they conduct protsahan every year where 80+ schools from Jaipur and nearby area participate. We invite experts to give a session to those young minds on Entrepreneurship.
The JECRC E-Cell participates in the following events organized across the nation:
• NEC, IIT Bombay – IIT Bombay organizes National Entrepreneurship Challenge every year to host a summit of bright minded Entrepreneurs and in the recent Edition, in 2019, JECRC E-Cell secured the first position in the challenge.
• TiE SmashUp - Organised by TiE Rajasthan every year to provide a platform to young entrepreneurs in the state of Rajasthan. Our 40+ students volunteered in the event in 2019.
• TiE Global Summit - Organised by TiE Global. TiE is working with a motive to encourage young budding entrepreneurs and provide them a platform of networking opportunities. Our four shortlisted Startups represented JECRC in this Event.
• Rajasthan Startup Innovation & Startup Expo - Organised by Istart, Government of Rajasthan. More than 5 Start-ups from JECRC participated in this event and interacted with the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan.