OVERVIEW

Kolhapur Incubation Center - A flagship project by Mr. Satej D. Patil (MLC - Maharashtra). KIC is self sustained, privately driven organization launched exclusively for the people of Kolhapur at local level

KIC is a hub for innovative startups and entrepreneurs. We support start-ups with incubation facilities such as state of the art physical infrastructure along with the availability of sector experts for mentoring. In addition, support in business planning, support in access to seed capital, industry partnerships, training and other relevant components required for developing an innovative start-up.

mentorship

We have a strong network of mentors and influencers who work closely with the startups to ensure the right kind of guidance is provided at different stages of their life cycle.

NETWORKING

We believe in the power of networking. We help bring together entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, foundations & CSRs and academia to create the right involvement to support entrepreneurship.

HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO RECEIVE ONCE YOU JOIN KIC

INFRASTRUCTURE

We provide with a collaborative workspace where entrepreneurs can grow, connect, share learning and ideas. KIC consists of fully equipped workspace spread across 2000 Sq. Ft. area to suit a variety of needs and requirements for start-ups and entrepreneurs

INVESTOR SUPPORT

KIC helps start-ups to raise money from a wide range of investors- angels, micro VCs, VCs, and Government funds

WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING SESSIONS

Our workshops are designed to help develop and nurture creative capacity, entrepreneurial confidence, and acquire the necessary skills to build scalable startups.

THOUGHT BEHIND KIC

People of Kolhapur are historically known to have been instilled with a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. It is an industrial city with large number of foundries, sugar factories, cotton mills etc. This city of Kolhapur boast to have four major industrial hubs - Shivaji Udyam Nagar is based in heart of the city, Gokul Shirgaon MIDC, Shiroli MIDC and Five Start MIDC.

Over the years, now there is a need to radically revive, boost and transform the start-up ecosystem in the city by supporting innovative and high growth startups hence developing a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Kolhapur.

At KIC, we aim promote innovation and revolutionize entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Kolhapur by providing a platform and collaboration opportunities to various stakeholders in the entrepreneurial space.

VISION AND MISSION

VISION

To nurture, support and grow entrepreneurial spirit of the people of Kolhapur

MISSION

To promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship and help start-ups in Kolhapur in their pursuit to become scalable and sustainable enterprise