INDIA'S FIRST DESIGN LED STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

DESIGN LED. PEOPLE CENTERED. TECH ENABLED.

 
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WE LEVERAGE THE POWER OF DESIGN AND ENABLE STARTUPS TO CREATE BUSINESS VALUE.

 
 
 

What?

DesignGild is an initiative of the MIT INSTITUTE OF DESIGN,pune. it's an ecosystem that provides high-quality design mentorship and resources to passionate individuals and teams to create Design-led businesses. 

 
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Why?

DesignGild has a high-quality network of experienced design professionals, consultants, academicians, researchers and students. This network is leveraged to ensure Design remains at the core of the business and a primary driving force for business success.

 
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We offer strategic design consulting, opportunities to find design co-founders and hands-on design services to enable seamless integration of design in business.

We will support the selected start-ups with a co-working space, access to prototyping facilities, IPR consulting and facilitation , business development support, PR and other business support services to convert innovative ideas into valuable and scalable business propositions.

We believe design as a driving force has a long term implication on the success of a venture. 

Across the globe, design-led ventures are disrupting the markets and coming up with innovative solutions and business models to address industry and societal problems. 

With a creative and fun environment, innovative workspaces, robust infrastructure, prototyping facilities and other business support services DesignGild is a one-stop solution for building world class design-led ventures.

 

How?

DesignGild will draw a customized design-deployment road map for each selected startup and assign the required Design and business resources to these startups.

 
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We are a sector- agnostic , stage-agnostic ecosystem. Start-ups from any sector and stage are eligible to apply and the most relevant startups will be selected.

Each start-up will be assigned a mentor and domain expert who will set the design and business strategy for the start-up. Ventures will get an opportunity to choose a design co-founder / resource person depending on the role of design in their business.

Designers will get to choose technology and business partners to realize their Design ideas and convert them into valuable business propositions.

 

Who?

If you are a startup, student with passion for creative problem solving, Expert in the startup/ design/ business ecosystem, designer, innovator, investor or a company looking to leverage the power of design, You are at the right place and designgild is for you.

 
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