Government of Telangana
The Government of Telangana has taken the path of “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” to make Telangana the most preferred investment destination in India. As a part of this effort the Government is collaborating with industry and premier educational institutes to set up T-Hub – The largest facility for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in the country.
The Government intends to bank on the strong talent pool in the state to nurture the next generation of Entrepreneurs. To aid tech start-ups that are in need of financial support, the state is planning to set up a $ 100 mn fund. Also, the government has conceptualized and initiated TASK (Telangana Academy of Skill and Knowledge) to equip graduates with required skills to reach their goals.
Also, the Government of Telangana shall collaborate with Central Government to further propel entrepreneurial activity in the state by providing additional incentives. With excellent infrastructure – both physical and regulatory, financial support, a truly world class city, the Government shall strive towards making Hyderabad the innovation capital of the country.
The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT Hyderabad) is an autonomous private university in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It was established in 1997, and is one of the top Computer Science institutes in the country. It emphasizes research from the undergraduate level. It has been a consistent performer from India in ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Raj Reddy, the only Indian to win the Turing Award, is chairman of the board of governors. Vint Cerf, popularly known as the father of the Internet and also a Turing Awardee, joined the Board of Governors in February, 2015 to guide in IIIT Hyderabad's long term vision and research.
The institute runs Computer Science courses and research projects and is focused on research.
The IIIT-H Foundation, a non-profit sister concern, manages over 30,000 sft of space that consists of a co-working space and Incubator known as the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) on the IIIT-H campus. CIE is one of the largest Incubators in India, and provides capital, networking, mentoring and coaching support to entrepreneurs.
Indian School of Business
The Indian School of Business (ISB) evolved from the need for a world-class business school in Asia. The school has been consistently ranked high on the global MBA rankings and places high emphasis on hiring top notch faculty from around the world. With its extensive network ISB has excellent infrastructure for entrepreneurial activities and has produced successful ventures since inception. The school offers various entrepreneurship courses for students and has its own entrepreneurship cell and an incubator to help their student entrepreneurs grow. The Wadhwani Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (WCED) at the ISB was established in 2001 with a view to establish entrepreneurship as a transformational vehicle for the broad-based growth of India and other developing economies. The center aims to enable creation and growth of sustainable and competitive enterprises through innovative research, outreach and pilot initiatives.
NALSAR (National Academy of Legal Studies and Research) is one of the best law schools in the country, located in Shamirpet, Hyderabad. It was established in 1998 as a state university, and it offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs. It is a highly selective institution with excellent infrastructure facilities and it attracts the best minds in the country. With superior expertise in Legal Studies and associated research, NALSAR will add a great value in helping start-ups with legal and IPR issues. NALSAR will deliver customized courses to these young entrepreneurs and equip them with necessary skills to tackle real world business issues in terms of legal aspects.