Start a Thon
MICA Incubator along with others major incubators of Ahmedabad i.e IIM Ahmedabad’s CIIE, NID and IIT Gandhinagar, had joined hands to offer a strong inter-disciplinary foundation program for starting up “Start-A-Thon”. It was a month long summer program for aspiring student entrepreneurs from various domains like design, management, technology, communications etc. The program will help participants build innovative solutions to real world challenges and take first steps in the entrepreneurial world by accessing best-in-class resources from incubators like CIIE and MICA Incuabtor, and mentors/facility from NID and IIT Gandhinagar. The programe follows a team-based framework which will stimulate a startup environment to help these participants develop a better insight. The program was conducted from 9th June 2014 till the 5th July 2014.
Start-A-Thon had received a splendid response from the student entrepreneurs. Similar programs like winter schools will be conducted this year to bring more awareness about entrepreneurship and promote startups in the field of communications and design.