TATA Social Enterprise Challenge, is a joint initiative by the TATA group and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta), a National Level challenge to find India’s most promising social enterprises. Also aimed at raising awareness about Social Entrepreneurship, TATA Social Enterprise Challenge aims to encourage the youth to step up to be the next generation of social entrepreneurs.
Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2015-16, a joint initiative of the Tata group and the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C), received 210 impact proposals from aspiring early-stage social entrepreneurs.
This was the grand finale of the fourth edition of the programme was held on January 16 at IIM-C, where the proposals were judged on business model, social impact and sustainability.Read More
Converting containers into mobile sanitation, education and healthcare facilities; triggering a White Revolution by supplying cattle feed at half the marketprice; fashion accessories for women that have built-in safety, wellness, lifestyle and communication systems; augmentative and alternative communication device for those suffering from cerebral palsy and paralysis; dry toilet for Ladakh; portal to resolve legal disputes online… these are some of several bright ideas that have made it to the Grand Finale of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) scheduled at Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) on Saturday.Read More
Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) – a joint initiative of the Tata group and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) – held the second edition of the student seminar, ‘Thinking Social’, at IIT Guwahati. Attended by over 90 students, the day-long seminar sought to introduce these students to the concept of social entrepreneurship and inspire them to start their own ventures that solve some of the challenges faced by society.Read More
Social enterprise, a business that specifically sets out to improve society and community around, is gaining momentum in the United States and around the world. One such enterprise in Massachusetts is EcoEmbrace, which reached a major milestone this week: completed two years of successfully running its business in Franklin, MA. Separately in India, the Tata group announced the commencement of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2015-16.Read More
The Tata group, today, announced the commencement of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2015-16, a joint initiative with the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises. The endeavour of the challenge is to create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship and encourage sustainable, scalable and measurable social impact.Read More
Social Entrepreneurship has over the years been nurtured in India by a few investor firms focused on the space. Organisations such as Villgro and Aavishkaar have built their brands around the individual seeking to bring innovation to the country’s social problems.Read More