Rajasthan: A Launching Pad for Social Enterprises

India, today ranks 3rd across the globe as a hub for startups. Startups are making an impact on our people, society, and businesses. Rajasthan, which is buzzing with talent and entrepreneurs who are trying to solve pertinent problems of the citizens. Over the last few years the state has grown to become one of the favourite destinations for the Social business Idea entrepreneurs.

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Startup oasis, a Joint initiative of RIICO and CIIE, IIM Ahmedabad situated at Jaipur, Rajasthan which is helping these budding entrepreneurs to building their dreams into reality. Startup oasis recently incubated some of the social startups like Cattle Mettle, Mera Paper, Om-Server and many more having direct impact to bottom of pyramid.
On the line of Social Innovation and impact TEDSTART (A joint initiative of Department of Technical Education and Startup Oasis) established 7 incubation centres across the Rajasthan. These centres are in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jhalawar/Kota, Bharatpur, Bikaner, and Ajmer to foster innovation and Entrepreneurship across Rajasthan.

TEDSTART and Startup oasis recently launched Stupreneurs with  TIE Rajasthan , TiE Udaipur and Udaipur City Blog and Jaipur City Blog : A student startup program focused on innovation and impact to enable students to solve the real ground problems of Rajasthan region.

Stupreneurs is State Level impact and innovation challenge program to make Rajasthan a source of innovation and startups to positively impact our economy. An ecosystem based approach where mentors, business leaders and other professionals support and mentor such startups.

The whole program works on three things

CoWrite – Write a business plan which solves the local community problem and has a disproportionate impact on region or world.

Connect – Connect with right stakeholder which may accelerate the growth of enterprise.

Create – Create viable product which may scale scalable to other geographies.

Why you should apply to Stupreneurs?

– The Program creates a life-changing experience that impacts not only the entrepreneurs, but also the team, the community and many people to follow.

– Investing your time, talent, and innovation in program will change many lives. One of them is likely to be yours.

– The program is first of its kind platform to give right build up to your idea and innovation.

-An event of energy where you can validate your idea/Prototype while competing with others.

Who should apply?

  1. Students having an innovative and impactful idea
  2. Students and a year alumni can participate in the competition
  3. Students should be based out of Rajasthan, In case if you are not from Rajasthan then you have to come to Rajasthan for workshops and Business plan Competition day.


Application open till 25 September 2017 and you can submit your innovation and impactful idea at

Flow of the program for Udaipur