Oxigen’s Founder Pramod Saxena to Set Up startup accelerator at IIT-Roorkee
Oxigen's author, Pramod Saxena is setting up a development focus called Idea Lab at IIT-Roorkee and Greater Noida grounds through a start up counseling firm named Aarambh Ventures.
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee and Aarambh Ventures have marked a MoU to cultivate and advance the soul of enterprise among the understudies of IIT Roorkee. As a component of this organization, Aarambh Ventures will set up an Idea Lab and Accelerator at IIT-Roorkee and Greater Noida grounds separately.
Aarambh Ventures quickening agent system is bolstered by a few VCs, serial business visionaries, guides, area specialists and industry veterans including Unitus Seed Fund, Omnivore Partners, IvyCap, LetsVenture, Design for Use, to give some examples. The Aarambh quickening agent recognizes, bolster and develop new companies in innovation/portable, wellbeing, agribusiness, clean tech/vitality, IoT, AI, huge information and Fin-Tech.
It will concentrate on new businesses in innovation, versatile, wellbeing, farming, clean tech, Internet of Things (IOT), manmade brainpower, Big Data and balance tech sections.
"The authority group at Oxigen will fuel the development of blade tech new businesses through Aarambh Ventures. This exertion, while empowering business people, will reinforce development at Oxigen Wallet and extend its association with new companies," said Saxena, who is an IIT Roorkee former student.
The quickening agent is upheld by investment firms Omnivore Partners, Unitus Seed Fund and IvyCap Ventures, among others.
Other than establishing Oxigen, Saxena is additionally a financial specialist and coach for early stage reserves including Unitus Seed Fund and IvyCap Ventures.
Beforehand, Saxena has been connected with Essar Group, Motorola and DCM Group. At Essar, he administered the gathering's key business activities in telecom and BPO, including its $1.1 billion obtaining of BPL Mobile's operations. At Motorola, he served as president for India somewhere around 1998 and 2004.
"They may have thoughts that need more work or are hoping to bob the thought off to specialists. In any case, Idea Lab will give approaches to push their reasoning further," said Prof Pradipta Banerji, executive, IIT Roorkee.
"We will probably have 100 business visionaries leaving this Idea Lab in the following three years. We are to a great degree strong of Aarmabh Ventures' endeavors to create ideation space for IIT Roorkee's growing business people," remarked Banerji.
"Aarambh looks to help business people drive maintainable financial development and advancement, accordingly making Digital India genuine. The Leadership group at Oxigen, being its first arrangement of coaches, will fuel the development of Fin-tech new businesses at the Idea Lab through Aarambh Ventures. This exertion while empowering youthful business visionaries, will encourage fortify advancement at Oxigen Wallet nearby developing its association with new businesses," said Pramod Saxena, administrator and overseeing chief, Oxigen Services.
Thought Lab will open late 2016 at IIT Roorkee Campus and will give an amicable domain to advance unique deduction and cooperative foundation that is expected to succeed in the 21st century learning economy.
Aarambh Ventures is a mentorship driven startup quickening agent determined to make a constant flow of endeavor fundable new businesses in India. It offers a model of begin backing that is nearly asset – productive. Its project incorporate workshops, training, organizing, tutoring, week by week assessment, cooperating space, occasions, speakers, demo day, lawful and administrator support.