WELCOME TO THE SECTION ON NURTURING IDEAS.
THIS SECTION DISCUSSES OUR MENTORING OF ENTREPRENEURS AND HOW WE FACILITATE THEIR TRANSITION FROM A “BARE IDEA” TO A “COMPANY”. THIS IS THE INTRODUCTORY PAGE OF THIS SECTION & PROVIDES A BRIEF OVERVIEW.
THE OTHER PAGES IN THIS SECTION CAN BE ACCESSED IN SEQUENCE BY CLICKING ON THE RESPECTIVE LINKS PROVIDED IN THE GREY BAR (AT THE LOWER RIGHT HAND CORNER OF THIS PAGE AS WELL AS THE SUCCEEDING PAGES).
We believe that innovation deserves nurturing.
This belief is the basis for what we call our I2C activity –”Ideas” to “Company”. In this activity segment, we focus on people with great tech ideas which they want to take forward and eventually commercialise. This section (in a later page) describes the kind of mentoring, advice and assistance etc that we provide to such prospective entrepreneurs to assist them in opertionalising their idea.
We are not a conventional incubator however. The services we provide go much beyond a conventional physical (“Brick & Mortar”) incubator. These are described in a later page in this section.
An example of how innovative (and ambitious) we expect our nurtured entrepreneurs to be can be seen from the picture above.
This is the first logo of a company using a technology called (at that time) “Backrub” – because it was based on the incoming (i.e. “Back”) links to a given web-page. This logo was created very simply (and economically) by one of the founders – he just put his left hand on a scanner and converted the resultant image to Black & White!!
The founder’s name was Larry Page, and the company later came to be known as:-