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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.

Sustainable Eco-System

- The Indian Express - Chennai January 20, 2016

A Joint Initiative to identify early stage social entrepreneurs

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Tata Social Enterprise Challenge to expand its reach to social startups

- The Economic Times January 20, 2016

If you aren’t a consumer focused startup, chances are you will have a hard time attracting investors. And if you are a social startup, then your challenges just doubled. in 2012, the Tata Group, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta(IIMC) set up the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) towards finding early stage social startups and creating an ecosystem for sustainable social ventures.

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Kanpur startup HelpUsGreen wins Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2015-16

- The Economic Times January 18, 2016

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.

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IIM-C braces up for weekend social enterprise challenge

- The Times Of India January 14, 2016

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.

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TSEC – IIMC seminar dwells on Social Entrepreneurship

September 8, 2015

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.

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Woman-Owned Social Enterprise Marks Two Years in Franklin, MA; In India, Tata Group Seeks Proposals for Social Enterprise Challenge 2015-16

- India New England September 1, 2015

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.

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The fourth edition of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge kicks off

August 10, 2015

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.

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The Hindu Business Line

June 19, 2015

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.

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The Times of India

January 30, 2015

A B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur who hit upon an ingenious of masking gender in foetal ultrasound scans has won seed funding to develop the technology that can help end the curse of female foeticide in India.

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The Hindu

January 21, 2015

A low-cost medical device invented by a city-based startup has emerged the winner of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2014-15, an initiative of the TATA group and Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

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The Economic Times

January 20, 2015
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The Times of India

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Business Line

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The Financial Express

- The Financial Express January 27, 2014
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Metro India

- Metro India January 27, 2014
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Business Standard

- Business Standard January 27, 2014
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The Hindu

- The Hindu January 26, 2014
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