World class mentor network and structured inventions in the Commence Program fuel the pace of the venture in right direction. And Founder Development Program nurtures the entrepreneur to build business and leadership capabilities.
Every venture needs funds to sustain, grow and then scale. Commence funds the venture with a pre-seed investment and with the house funds for best performing startups. Also, investor showcases are conducted for our startup cohort at regular intervals.
An entrepreneur is as good as his network! Commence exposes the founders to opportunities to build their network with investors, mentors, startup community, corporates etc. through investor showcases, masterclasses and meetups.
Subhash is the Founder of Enterprise Nube that runs India’s leading impact consumption network - Gudville. Earlier, he was the global head of sales and member of executive council at Infosys, where he worked for 14 years. Prior to that, he was the founding team member of India’s pioneering web portal - IndiaWorld. Subhash also serves on the Board of Governors of his alma mater IIM Bangalore. In 2007, the World Economic Forum selected him to its prestigious Young Global Leader group.
Arun has worked in the Indian Equity Markets for over 2 decades which provided him a ring side view of the transformation of Indian economy. His last stint was at Alchemy, a boutique equities brokerage firm focused on Institutional and Ultra HNI investors. He was also part of the founding team at a startup before embarking on his journey of curating emerging businesses to bootstrap in his individual capacity.
Neha has diverse experience in Technology and Business Consulting from her stints at Infosys and Ernst & Young. She had her first tryst with entrepreneurship while doing her MBA from Warwick Business School, UK, where she started her own venture and then moved on to join Gudville with Subhash. She has dabbled in various product and marketing roles in startup teams before venturing into Commence Mint.
Sanjay has crafted and advised businesses for 15 years at Infosys, AT Kearny, Accenture, Wipro and P&G. As a business leader, he has worked in various roles to proactively shape organization's actions for markets and key stakeholders. Since 2006, Sanjay has been an Independent Leadership Coach and Consultant. He has partnered with leaders and organizations in their journeys of realizing their potential - both in terms of business value and human growth.
Loanstamp is a smart P2P Lending platform that allows people and businesses to invest in each other in a way that it is financially and socially rewarding. Loanstamp handles contracting, forgery detection, repayments, escrow management using Blockchain Technology.
Uncvr aims to bring a fair price on the live gigs based on the feedback from the patrons. We believe the artist should be paid for what value he brings in and there should be a quantifiable way for the organizer to judge it. We at Uncvr are creating a platform that enables the organizer to judge what benefits the artist brings in and help them choose the best fit artists for their venue. It also helps better artists get more work while making their fees justifiable Let's gig together!
Plato aims to democratise mentoring as a prominent way of career development. 81% of undergraduates are deprived of quality mentoring because current solutions do very little in making the process structured, less sluggish and valuable for mentors. Plato is an AI assisted community that is one-stop solution for career mentoring from discovering mentors to achieving goals.
Refermee was founded on the notion that the best and most reliable knowledge should be accessible to all. It has been designed on the understanding that readers must have the luxury of reading and learning from the best reference books available in the market, regardless of the price. To facilitate readers in having universal access to the reference books and materials, we at Refermee have developed a novel product which we hope will make learning, reasonable and cost effective for all!
Zaffingo helps people collaborate and create memory books in an incredibly simple and fun way. It started as India's first yearbook making website and helps users to seamlessly collaborate to make the entire yearbook making process not just easy but fun for everyone. It serves as a one-stop solution for all colleges and schools.
Prakshep is a Satellite Intelligence company, leveraging the power of Deep Learning to extract information at scale. Thorium (Prakshep's product) is powered by a huge data bank of satellite images. The data is widespread in space, resolution and time with a usable archive since 2013. It is our virtual environment for earth data. Thorium's RESTful services are linked with in-memory database to provide a seamless integration into existing deliverables.
MinionLabs is the neural specialist of the buildings which does User-Friendly Energy Analytics by using AI-IoT techniques at an affordable price point. Minion is the world smallest energy auditor that works 24x7 to reduce electricity bills for the consumers.
Nativebag is a discovery platform for exclusive regional specialties and native items of India. Products which have regional significance like Tanjore dancing Dolls, Channapatna Toys, Lonavala Chikki, Dharwad Peda, Belgaum Kunda, Kashmir Saffron etc. are catered to people who are in search of these, especially migrants. It covers products from Kashmir until Kanyakumari, Ahemadabad until Kolkata.