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Green Entrepreneurship Programme

The Entrepreneurship Programme is being organised by e-Hub Kashmir under the aegis of DataLEADS Foundation, New Delhi. This program is being run in collaboration with Kashmir Angel Network and TiE, Bangalore.

The programme's objective is to teach aspiring and upcoming entrepreneurs business design thinking and entrepreneurship fundamentals. We aim to create a space for exchanging ideas and building relationships between the people who want to start and run their businesses successfully.

Business mentors and speakers will be leaders from the industry who will share business strategies with the participants and help them develop, plan and put their ideas into practice.

We are looking for passionate young greenpreneurs interested in a mentorship programme, designed to help them develop business ideas, create a prototype, identify key skills required to run a start-up and build a viable business plan. Preference will be given to applicants whose business ideas and models are inclined towards agriculture, aquaculture, horticulture, restoration of environment and ideas related to developing green energy and carbon reduction schemes.

The programme will be run in four phases :

Phase I :

Call to Register - April 6 - April 30, 2023

Candidates will be asked to fill out an application form available on the DataLEADS Foundation website.

Phase II :

Knock Out Round - April 30 - May 25, 2023

Selected applicants will be asked to interview two business people. They could be a small entrepreneur, a shopkeeper in their neighbourhood, a roadside vendor, a bookshop, or any other business person they know or admire. Candidates must complete a form and submit it along with a proposal of how they plan to help their chosen entrepreneurs grow their business and revenue in the next three years. Participants whose ideas stand out will make it to the final 20 for the Boot Camp to be held in Srinagar.

Phase III :

Boot Camp - June 16 - 17, 2023

Selected candidates will be invited to the camp. They will be trained and mentored by local and international experts in sales, finance, marketing and team building. A tailored training programme like this would help participants launch or scale up their entrepreneurial endeavors.

Phase IV :

Business Incubation & Mentoring - June 2023

After successful completion of boot camp, selected candidates will get an opportunity for a free Mentorship with Kashmir Angel Network. In the process, their business ideas will be reviewed and matched with curated mentors. KAN will facilitate the selected candidates in pitching their respective business ideas to investors.

Programme Benefits :

  • A free-of-cost training to develop green entrepreneurship skills
  • Opportunity to kick-start or advance your business
  • Exclusive membership to the network of E-Hub that will facilitate your career
  • Opportunity for free mentorship by Kashmir Angel Network
  • Opportunity to pitch your ideas to the investors
  • A certificate upon completion of the training

Eligibility criteria :

Only people within the age group of 18 to 40 years and having a minimum qualification of 10+2 can apply.

No institution, corporate body, society or NGO shall be eligible for training or assistance under the program.

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About DataLEADS Foundation :

DataLEADS Foundation is a not-for-profit organization based in India, that is aimed at inspiring and empowering people with information on education and health and to connect them to new opportunities. We’re building an ecosystem for young people where information, resources and mentorship is accessible for all. Our work started from a small village in Jhunjhunu, a district in the state of Rajasthan, where we have established our first e-Hub in 2019. By 2026, we aim to set-up 718 e-Hubs, approximately one e-Hub in every district of India. The e-Hubs' mission is to inspire, empower and connect youth with information and opportunities for a brighter future.

About Kashmir Angel Network :

Kashmir Angel Network was born as a result of a series of brainstorming sessions revolving around creation of an enabling environment supporting early-stage businesses. Its aim is to create a global network of well-intentioned individuals who are keen to support youth start their own businesses. The Network has been solely founded with the aim to mentor and finance disruptive business ideas of our youth and help them achieve scale and value for their ventures.

About TiE, Bangalore :

TiE is a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world. We believe in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship and growing business through our five pillars; mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding. TiE was founded in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs and is currently the worlds largest entrepreneurial organization out there.

Mentors and faculty of the programme

Empowering youth with information and education
Dr. S.Y. Quraishi
Madan Padaki

Founder & CEO 1BRIDGE, Bangalore

Syed Nazakat
Syed Nazakat

Founder & CEO DataLEADS, New Delhi