Social entrepreneurs, investors, CSR heads, and other ecosystem leaders explore opportunities for catalyzing social innovation in India
Prof. Rama Vaidyanathan heads the Biotech department at Dr MGR University, managing it as a profit centre, strategizing its long-term growth and sustenance. Her entrepreneurial spirit also enthuses her students, many of whom have started successful ventures.
“NEN was the only organization that had a deep network when I started my venture,” says Shashank ND of Practo, a fast-growing venture that aims to make healthcare simpler by bringing patients and doctors together on the same platform.
Through her long association with NEN, Prof. Sheenu Jain has transformed the way entrepreneurship is taught and practiced at her institute, Jaipuria Institute of Management. Here we profile her inspiring story.
When Abdul Raheem decided to build a social enterprise to support visually-challenged youth in Madurai, little did he anticipate the challenges he would encounter. Thankfully, help was at hand.