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IIT Madras Unveils Information Platform for Incubators

The Centre for Research on Startups and Risk Financing (CREST), an Institute of Eminence Research Centre at IIT Madras, announced the development of an exclusive information platform for incubators and accelerators.


  • India currently boasts approximately 1,000 active incubators.
  • Historically, information about these incubators was scattered and not easily accessible in one centralized location.

Collaborative Development

  • The information platform was developed in collaboration with YNOS, a startup incubated at IIT Madras.

Platform Features

  • The platform is designed to centralize comprehensive information on incubators and accelerators across India.
  • It addresses the challenge of scattered information, providing a single, easily accessible location for relevant data.

Significance of Incubators and Accelerators

  • Incubators and accelerators play a crucial role in assisting startups as they navigate the uncertainties of the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Partnership Impact

  • The collaboration with YNOS signifies a collaborative effort between established institutions and innovative startups to enhance the startup ecosystem.

Future Implications

  • The information platform is expected to streamline the startup ecosystem by facilitating better connectivity between startups and support organizations.
  • It may contribute to the growth and success of startups by providing them with essential resources and guidance.

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