The Story of Startup Village is a small book written by Founder & Chairman Sanjay Vijayakumar. It talks about his entrepreneurship journey, starting from his days as the founder of a small company in Thiruvananthapuram to founding Startup Village.

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The resources below supplement the book with additional detail. If you’d like to see more content added here, please write to help@sv.co.

Founding Agreements

Last Updated February 16, 2016

Our physical incubator was approved under the National Incubator Scheme by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. To comply with the scheme requirements, we legally formed ITIH-TBI (Indian Telecom Innovation Hub — Technology Business Incubator), a charitable society registered under the Travancore Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Act, 1955.

List of documents available:

Audited Financial Reports

Last Updated February 15, 2016

These are audited financial reports for ITIH-TBI from FY 2009/10 to FY 2014/15.

Utilisation Certificates

Last Updated February 15, 2016

These are statements of recurring & captial expenses for grants received.

Seed Fund Utilisation

Last Updated April 29, 2019

These are documents pertaining to seed funds distributed through ITIH-TBI from National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

Crowdfunding Study by IIM-A

Last Updated February 15, 2016

This is an interesting crowdfunding study done by professors at IIM Ahmedabad regarding the pioneering work done by Startup Village in assisting hardware startups to raise money via crowdfunding. This case study was awarded the Philip Thomas Memorial Case Award at IIM-A.

Host Institute Change

Last Updated June 23, 2016

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has approved the transition of host institute to SV.CO as per its letter dated 31st May 2016.

Awards & Recognition

Last Updated February 22, 2016

RTIs Received

Last Updated February 25, 2016

This is a list of all queries received and responses sent by Startup Village under the Right to Information Act, 2005. Please note that because Startup Village receives requests forwarded from Government organizations and does not respond to RTI requests directly, the final responses might be limited to information published as part of relevant Government records.

Requests are ordered in reverse chronological order. If you'd like clarification on any of these, please write to help@sv.co.