School of Innovation India from Facebook
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VR program

Welcome to School of Innovation India from Facebook at SV.CO

A Unique Opportunity for Students

School of Innovation India aims to foster future talent in emerging technologies and bring cutting edge technologies to India for ambitious students. It will help students to work with new-age technologies, learn how to build products while in college and scale under the guidance of the Industry.

School of VR blueprint

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The first program under the School of Innovation is focused on VR as an emerging technology area. It’s 6 months online program where selected teams gain key skills required to build world-class VR product. At the end of the program, teams get an opportunity to showcase their product to the Facebook/industry panel.

top 10 teams

Top 10 teams selected for the program

Marana Mass

ICAT – Image College of Arts, Animation & Technology



Govt. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology


The Noobie Duo

Meerut Institute of Engineering & Technology

AKTU, Meerut

VR Bros

BITS-Pilani, Pilani Campus



KIET Group Of Institutions



BITS-Pilani, Pilani Campus



Sri Sairam College of Engineering


We Prodigy

ICAT – Image College of Arts, Animation & Technology



College of Engineering


Adam Games

National Institute of Technology


Program Mentors

Learn with the best in the VR industry.

Program Mentor: Pratham Sehgal

Pratham Sehgal

XR Developer and Consultant, Mixed Media Labs

Program Mentor: Shubham Agarwal

Shubham Agarwal

VP Engineering, Leena AI Inc

Program Mentor: Sharatchandra Aithal

Sharatchandra Aithal

Field Engineer, Unity Technologies

Program Mentor: Pradeep RS

Pradeep Rangdhol

Director, Gridraster Inc

Program Mentor: Sanket Thakur

Sanket Thakur

Research Scientist, Bell Labs

Program Mentor: Sai Krishna

Sai Krishna

Co-founder of Scapic

Program Mentor: Ajay PV

Ajay PV

Co-founder of Scapic


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Startup Village Collective (SV.CO) is a group of engineers,artists, designers, scientists, technology founders, organisations, governments (city, state, national and international) who have come together with a mission to build a world class learning environment on the Internet for students to build products.

Teams with commercial success join startup incubators, accelerators, angel funds and teams with engineering success get great jobs in startups or go for higher studies.

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Facebook is already involved with SV.CO as the Official Silicon Valley Host Partner along with City of Menlo Park and US Embassy in India and hosted the largest contingent of Indian students founders to visit Silicon Valley in June 2017.

Facebook with its interest to nurture future talent in India, is partnering with SV.CO to take the School of Innovation to the students to understand the potential of cutting edge technologies, build products, demo to industry leaders and perhaps also launch to customers.

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Our Commitment to Student Teams

Fairness in Selection

Fairness in Selection

Individual students or teams of 2-4 students who are currently pursuing their undergrad can apply and they would be selected through different campaign methods.

Knowledge, Skill and Learning

Knowledge, Skill and Learning

Students would be on-boarded the SV.CO Online Learning Platform and supported with Human Assisted Learning on a Action Learning (Learn by Doing) pedagogy.

Guidance and Assessment

Guidance and Assessment

The select teams will be announced by Facebook India and will get an opportunity to present their product demo results to the leadership panel identified.

Future Prospects

Future Prospects

Based on whether they have customer success, they can choose to build a startup or use their skills to get great jobs in other startups.


This effort needs collaboration between multiple stakeholders. Each stakeholder will find benefit in partnering as it will also help in taking forward their own community mission.

Gain knowledge
Gain Knowledge

Currently enrolled University/College Students

Individuals or teams who are already exploring to build VR products or aspiring to build.

Provide knowledge
Provide Knowledge

Startups, Established Tech Companies, Academic Institutes

Already working in the VR space, who want to partner and contribute.

Enable reach
Enable Reach

Central and State Governments, Key Institutes/Incubators

Help in taking this pioneering efforts to a large scale.