IIT Mandi Catalyst
As Ash Maurya, the creator of the Lean Canvas and author of Running Lean and Scaling Lean famously said, ‘Your Product is not the product, your business model is the product’[1]. While doing so, Maurya refers to the fact that most start-ups in the early stages of their evolution almost exclusively focus on building their …
IIT Mandi Catalyst
In December ‘17, before leaving for winter vacations after the seventh-semester examinations, Siddharth Gangal and Ankush Jindal, two students of IIT Mandi, started a project of creating a tool to spread awareness about solar energy in residential rooftops. Both believed that a key piece in accelerating solar adoption is awareness of the true potential of …
IIT Mandi Catalyst
Landslides cause major infrastructure damages and deaths globally. Landslides cause more than INR 1000 crores/year in economic losses and more than 1000 deaths/year in India. Due to landslides, average losses in Himachal Pradesh alone cost more than INR 550 crores per year and caused more than 200 deaths per year. Given the catastrophic effect of …
IIT Mandi Catalyst
EKA is a revolutionary employee spending and business travel ecosystem that blends the new AI-driven automation, innovative spending tools, unmatched travel stock and AI-based fraud detection with incredible 24×7 live support to delight admins financial leaders, travel managers and employees alike — whilst also empowering businesses to capture employee spending and travel as a strategic …
IIT Mandi Catalyst
Biofi was founded in Aug 2018, with a vision of creating a socio-economic impact in the healthcare domain, with a focus on user-centric, data-driven decisions and improved health management. Within a short span of time, they were able to pull together the right set of a talent pool to execute this, with the shared vision. …
IIT Mandi Catalyst
In the last couple of years, I have interacted with several budding entrepreneurs working on technology-based startup ideas. Most are rightly engrossed in the technology behind the solutions they intend to bring out, but very few are able to orient their technical minds to develop solutions from the vantage point of a user. While some …
As Ash Maurya, the creator of the Lean Canvas and author of Running Lean and …
Indian Startup Ecosystem
In December ‘17, before leaving for winter vacations after the seventh-semester examinations, Siddharth Gangal and …
Startup Incubation Program
Landslides cause major infrastructure damages and deaths globally. Landslides cause more than INR 1000 crores/year …
Business Mentors for Startups
EKA is a revolutionary employee spending and business travel ecosystem that blends the new AI-driven …
Startup Incubation Program
Biofi was founded in Aug 2018, with a vision of creating a socio-economic impact in …
Startup Portfolio
In the last couple of years, I have interacted with several budding entrepreneurs working on …
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre
The mountains have been calling all through the summer, but this time around, it is …
Startup Mentors
A roundtable discussion was hosted by IIT Mandi Catalyst in collaboration with the Himachal Pradesh …
Business Mentors for Startups
The first edition of Himalayan Innovation Challenge (HIC) was held on May 25-26, 2019 at …