1000+ startups, Rs. 2 Bn+ funding into 35 startups; 100+ global investors.
Won Ford Foundation grant for ecosystem development based on VE concept.
Partnerships were strengthened (Microsoft, Yarl Geek Challenge and other ecosystem partners).
First Impact award by Aavishkar Frontier Fund; Won the Asia Responsibility Award in Hong Kong.
Part of ABAF Sri Lanka program.
Attendance of 25+ global investors; Won Asian Business Angels (ABAF) pitch in New Zealand, modeled around VE.
1st Indian company (Intellocut) to win the VE; Exited in 2018.
Rs. 150 million of funding into 13 startups. IAN co-invested.
VE structure formed in partnership with Indian Angel Network (IAN).
Venture Engine (VE) conceptualized.