Offerings for Startups - SIDBI:

  • Equity investment in startups through corpus support of Venture Capital Funds under Fund of Funds programme.
    • 89 Venture Capital Funds provided corpus support under Fund of Funds programme, as on March 01, 2016.
  • Extending growth capital to MSMEs under Growth Capital and Equity Assistance Scheme.
  • Direct assistance to early stage startups through convertible instruments under Startup Assistance Scheme.
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The National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), established in 1982 by the Government of India under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology (DST), is an institutional mechanism to help promote knowledge driven and technology intensive enterprises.

Training programmes by NSTEDB

Institutional entrepreneurship development programs

NSTEDB has so far supported 40+ Entrepreneurship Development Centers (EDCs) across 16 states, 35+ (Innovation and Entrepreneurship development centers (IEDCs) across 15 states, 17 Science & Technology Entrepreneurs Parks (STEPs) across 10 states and 70+ Technology Business Incubators (TBIs) across 14 states in India. To know more, please refer to following links.