About Us

AIC – Great Lakes Balachandran Incubator (AGBI) is supported by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog and Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai. AGBI envisions fostering disruptive innovation in the domains of Financial Technology, Educational Technology, Health Technology, Agricultural Technology and Energy/Ecology Technology. It would encourage nascent entrepreneur to leverage emerging technologies such as Augmented/Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Algorithmic Analytics and Blockchain to lead platform-revolution and inclusive enterprises.

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    Start-ups Incubated

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    Events & Grand Challenges

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    Alumni Mentors on Board

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    Academia & Corporate Mentors on Board

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    Success Stories

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    25 L

    Funding Available

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    Corporate/ Service Providers

Application Form

Fundraising Capability Training Program

AGBI is happy to launch a 2-Day workshop on “Fundraising Capability Training Program” on 12th and 13th November, 2022 (Saturday & Sunday). The program focuses on providing participants all the required knowledge for sourcing funds for their venture, investing funds and factors to keep in mind while sourcing/ investing funds in startup ventures. Also focuses on angel investing with a case study.

Entrepreneurship Sports Generation (ESG)

We are excited to announce that AIC-Great Lakes Balachandran Incubator has partnered with Entrepreneurship Sports Generation (ESG) to bring an exciting opportunity for our network of entrepreneurs. We invite your Startups to apply to Entrepreneurship Sports Generation (ESG) 2022.

B-Plan For You

B-Plan for You

AGBI is happy to announce the launch of a one-of-its-kind 'B-Plan for You' programme for young and aspiring Entrepreneurs, Professionals & students. Through AGBI and our unique 'B-Plan for You' program, we aspire to create 'global-born', 'de-risked, investable ventures' that address the severe bottlenecks identified in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in India, namely opportunity start-up, internationalisation, high-growth, product innovation and start-up skills. The program is also aimed at mid-senior level managers (intrapreneurs), looking at creating a strong impact in their organisations.

Program commences shortly.

Blockchain Grand Challenge coming soon


AIMLAB Resources

On-site access to lab resources and technology experts

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Marquee Partners

Access to marquee Technology, Corporate and Investment partners, both at the National and International level.

International Exposure

Access to International academic partners and start-up ecosystem for concept or customer development and scale-up

Design Thinking Approach

Focus on Design Thinking and Lean Startup Methodologies, through guided training and ready access to tools.

Urban-Rural Microcosms

Easy access to pan-India microcosm, rural and urban markets

Start-Up Support

Access to Seed and follow-on funding, Training and Mentorship, and business support services such as Legal, Accounting and Tax services etc.