iVenture – Incubation Centre

iVenture – Incubation Centre

The world-class Business, Management, Economics, Finance and Accounting curriculum taught at ISBF provides fertile ground for the germination of entrepreneurial ambitions and ventures. The result is a rich extant entrepreneurial tradition, which boasts of ventures like OYO Rooms, Pizza On My Plate (POMP), Emacity and many others.

iVenture, ISBF’s Incubation Centre, was set up in 2020 to support and further this tradition. Its vision is “to nurture viable ideas of ISBF’s new-age entrepreneurs into ventures that add value to society”.

What We Do?

iVenture strives towards its vision by providing incubatee ventures with physical infrastructure and support services, soft skills training, mentorship by business/industry veterans and domain experts, scaled support as the venture progresses through incubation stages, and networking opportunities with angel investors or venture capitalists.

Click here to read the iVenture prospectus.

Our Mentors

Dr. Jitin Chadha |

Founder and Director, ISBF
PhD in Finance and Edupreneur

Praveen Sattarapu |

Media and marketing veteran,
Start-up consultant

Vikas Kuthiala |

Angel investor in over 50
ventures, Start-up mentor

Soumitra Mookherjee |

Consulting, marketing and
strategy expert

Rashneek Kher |

International business and Supply chain management expert

Nilay Arun |

Startup consultant, Market entry advisor, Corporate trainer

Chiraag Mehta |

Former investment banker and World Bank consultant

Aryapriya Ganguly |

Former market researcher, Sociology and Human Resources expert

Utsav Jain |

Executive Mentor and ISBF Student Relations Manager

The ISBF Entrepreneur

The budding ISBF entrepreneur typically has strong curricular foundations, thanks to the Global Top 10 LSE curriculum that she/he pursues, supplemented by broad extra-curricular exposure and training which hones their analytical and interpersonal skills. All this makes them ideally suited to entrepreneurial pursuits.

Curricular Skills

  • International Business and Trade
  • Economic Policy Environment
  • Accounting Principles
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Statistics for Research
  • Social Influence
  • Employment Relations
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing – traditional and digital
  • e-business
  • Information Systems
  • Social Media
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • Capital Structure
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Modelling
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategy

Extra-Curricular Exposure & Training

Student SocietiesProfessional & Soft Skills TrainingGuest Lectures & Talks
Core CouncilInterpersonal skillsDr. Ashok Lahiri

Malcolm Adiseshiah Chair Professor at Institute of Social Sciences

GD CouncilProductivity tools for workDr. Pronab Sen
AkademosStrategy and decision-makingPuneet Singh

Chief Operating Officer – Banking & Capital Markets, Genpact

ArtefactoryAnalytical SkillsDr. Shreekant Gupta

Professor, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi

BlaizeCommunication SkillsDr. Ravi Srivastava

Director, Centre for Employment Studies, Institute for Human Development

Career Placement CellManagement Dr. Ajit Mishra

Director, Institute of Economic Growth

Events TeamWork EthicDr. James Abdey

Lecturer of Statistics and Associate Academic Director – UOL Programmes at LSE

Girl Up ZiaAdaptabilityMr. Deep Kalra

Founder & CEO, MakeMyTrip

Investment CellTeamwork Dr. Rajat Kathuria

Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

MUN & Debating CellProblem-solving Mr. Nikhil Arora

Managing Director and Vice President, GoDaddy

The ISBF MEDIA HUBInnovation

Mr. Vikas Newatia

CEO Royal & Sun Alliance India

Sports SocietyLeadership 

Mr. Gaurav Vohra

Head Financial Advisory Services, CFO Advisory, KPMG India

The Entrepreneurship CellNetworking

Mr. Richard McCallum

Vice Chairman, UK India Business Council (UKIBC) India


Mr. Sameer Pathak

General Manager – Activation, Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company

Zariya – Community Service Division

Ms. Ritika Sakhuja

Director – Talent Acquisition, Nielsen

Partnership Proposal

iVenture seeks to forge a mutually productive association with a partner who shares its vision of nurturing young entrepreneurial talent, who will help further this vision through reasonable access to its human resource network and who will act with utmost integrity and professionalism at all times.

Click here to view some Partnership Proposals in the iVenture prospectus.

For more details, contact us at iventure@isbf.edu.in