Akash – the Flagship Incubation program for Tech-based Social Enterprises

The AIC’s flagship incubation program is aimed at helping for-profit, tech-based social impact startups that are broadly working in the areas of Sustainable Development Goals. The six-month program will help startups refine their business models and technical capabilities while gaining the capacity to scale their impact.


Select incubatees will be provided an opportunity to pitch for seed funding.


After an overwhelming response from 11 States and 29 Cities  with 74 eligible applications,  AIC-IIITH is proud to announce selection of 10 Social Enterprises for the first Cohort of Akash.


The application process for the second cohort is open.

Dhanush – the Micro Incubation program

Apart from its Flagship Incubation program, AIC also conducts a  Micro Incubation program for deserving social enterprises who are provided with ongoing support, ecosystem connects and need based access to AIC resources. Under this program we are supporting 3 enterprises.

PRIF Incubation Program

We are the implementation partner for Pernod Ricard India Foundation’s Social Impact Incubator Program and have on-boarded 6 Social Impact organisations for Incubation.


The program offers Rs. 1.8 cr seed fund to the selected Social Impact organisations.