Summer program in Green Ideas Incubation, 2018
EcoUniv is a social enterprise in Pune in environmental & sustainability education and consulting.
Our summer program for green ideas incubation will help participants to develop ideas for green products and services as entrepreneurs as well as NGO founders. It is meant to get them started on an entrepreneurial journey and to think through what it requires.
|What the program contains||It is a flexible program of 3-4 lectures for the cohort and 3-4 individual meetings with you to help you think through your for-profit or non-profit idea, develop its key elements, identify market segments, understand customer needs / environmental problem to be solved, kick off market research, initiate product development, business plan, funding strategies, marketing, etc
Such ideas could include products that lower ecological footprints, public transport, organic farming, energy saving ideas, equity of opportunity, equity of energy, ecosystems conservation and restoration, sustainable tourism, green design, recycling, green education, etc
|When and Where||The sessions will happen during April/May.
Our offices are at The Mesh co-working, off Senapati Bapat Road, Pune
|Fees||Rs. 2500 per participant|
|Eligibility||Any bachelor’s degree / diploma / final year students
Clear desire to develop a product/service/NGO around environmental problem solving
Exposure to environmental issues and problem solving
Taken a course in one or more areas of sustainability
|Application Process||Email firstname.lastname@example.org with a 2-3 line description of your profile and 2-3 line description of the problem/market/ idea you wish to pursue.
An application will be mailed to you. Please mail it back by April 10.
Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.
5-6 candidates will be selected for the program.
|Mentor / Facilitator||The program will be conducted by Yogesh Pathak, founder of EcoUniv. Yogesh has 25 years of experience in technology and management consulting, entrepreneurship, venture capital, environmental NGOs, and sustainability education, across US, UK, and India. Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yogeshpathak/|