The Principles of design are a set of guidelines that designers use to create visually appealing and effective designs. These principles can be applied to all types of design, including Communication design, Product design, Web design, Animation and more. On today’s Masterclass Session on “Design Thinking for Designing XR Products” Prof.(Dr.) D. Udaya Kumar shared…

“Intelligence is using your mind to find solutions to day to day problem”, Hon’ble Shri Piyush Goyal. AIC – SMU Technology Business Incubator hosted “North East Entrepreneurs Dialogue (N.E.E.D) : Accelerating the Startup Growth Engine” in collaboration with Startup India in the SMIT Campus, Majitar on 18th February, 2023. The event was graced by the…

Startup Manipur Acceleration Program (SMAP 1.0)Friday with FoundersSession 9 – Startup Valuation and Due Diligence The valuation of the startup is based on various factors including startup team, stakeholders, serviceable market, growth drivers, and growth potential. Along with various benchmarks, there are several startup valuation methods and approaches in the current startup ecosystem. Impact Investor,…

After almost a year of rigorous planning and efforts put in by the team at AIC-SMUTBI, we finally kickoff the XR Program for Startup. We are forever indebted to META for giving us this opportunity and MSH for the support extended to us to enable this program.Our sincerest gratitude to Amit Chaudhary, Co-Founder, Lenskart who…

Dr Tej Chingtham, CEO AIC – SMU Technology Business Incubator conducted a session on Marketing strategies and “The Three Stories” at ASCEND workshop conducted by Startup India at Gangtok for entrepreneurs and Startup Founders of Sikkim.

The diagnostic session discussed Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimisation techniques in detail to improve visibility of the startups. Mapping of keywords for organic growth (in case of SEO) and search volume keywords for ads (SEM) used to grab people’s attention and to put brands on top of people’s minds.

Friday with Founder session led by Mr. Rajnish Rawat discussed various aspects of the Brand, including the physical elements, steps of Brand Creation, strategy for creating a strong brand message. 

Dr. Kaustubh Ghargalkar, Director & Head of Innovation, Opulent Infotech Pvt. Ltd. shed valuable insight towards the strategy for creating a good product-market fit. Engagement with startups through an example and brainstorm process, mindmapping technique was used to analyze the Ecosystem. 

The first opening session was hosted today by AIC-SMUTBI in partnership with Startup Manipur. An introductory “office hour” was led by the CEO, AIC-SMUTBI Prof. Dr Tej Chingtham for the 3 month-long program. Along with the various details of the program, importance, and schedule, a total of 15 startups from different corners of Manipur have…

The Women’s Entrepreneurship Roundtable hosted by AIC-SMUTBI and AWE (Academy for Women Entrepreneurs) brought together entrepreneurs, students, and professors from the region to discuss scaling challenges and market access opportunities for women in business.