Centre of Entrepreneurship

Apiary

A CoE in Blockchain at Gurugram

Objective: To develop a holistic ecosystem for encouraging R&D, innovation, and entrepreneurship in Blockchain Technology in India by providing complete hand-holding & support to promising startups.

Focus Areas: Supply Chain, e-Governance, Finance, Education, Agriculture & Healthcare 

Location: Gurugram, the millennium city, which is one of the most prominent hubs of startups in India, populated with some of the world’s best tech companies including Microsoft, IBM, Google, Uber etc., is well-suited for CoE in Blockchain which is the biggest invention since the Internet

Partners: Govt. of Haryana, Pad Up, FITT, IBM, Intel, GBA, JC BOSE University of S&T, DCRUST

Apiary CoE at STPI-Gurugram

Target Beneficiaries: 100 startups in five years.

Duration: The CoE is proposed to be operational for five years from the date of its launch.

Budget & Source of Funding: The total budget outlay for this CoE is Rs. 25.27 crore shared amongst the stakeholders including the Govt. of Haryana (Rs. 11 crore), MeitY (Rs. 3 crore) and rest from STPI & other sources (11.27 crore).

No. of Mentors: 16

Achievements: 10 startups onboarded

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Facilities & Services

  • 7,000 sq. ft. incubation & co-working space at STPI-Gurugram
  • State-of-the-art laboratory equipped with tools & platforms like HyperLedger, Distributed Computing, Trusted Computing Framework, and Blockchain-focused technology
  • Technology & business mentoring, marketing, networking & outreach, access to funding & investment, and IPR related support services

Chief Mentor

Apiary

Shri. Pankaj Thakar

Founder & Chief Mentor @ Padup Ventures

Head of CoE

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Shri. Rajneesh Agarwal

Director, STPI - Noida

Highlights

Objective

To develop a holistic ecosystem for encouraging R&D, innovation, and entrepreneurship in Blockchain Technology in India by providing complete hand-holding & support to promising startups.

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