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Empowering Startups and Entrepreneurs of the Mangalore Region

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about SHINE Foundation

Sahyadri hub for Innovations and Entrepreneurship (SHINE) Foundation is a Section 8 company set up by Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management to emphasize Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The Foundation supports start-ups and industries emerging from the region to drive community-based innovations and practices for the region's growth.
Over the last years, The foundation currently houses 22 companies consisting of 3 MSMEs and 19 startups incubated and 20 more ideas in the pre-incubation stage from the College to create a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem on the campus. SHINE has earmarked close to INR 1.8 Cr seed money to promote these ideas and launch them as a product. SHINE through its various initiatives take is striving to set up a startup ecosystem in the region.

01. the fundation

Creating significant social impact, alongside creating tremendous financial value and livelihood opportunities

02. our vision

To enable, nurture, incubate and invest in individuals and organizations that focus on community centric - inclusive innovation.

03. Our mission

• To empower communities and its stake holders to solve problems by sensitizing to local problems, educating them to develop problem solving skills and empowering with resources to solve the problem.

•To be a catalyst for change by enabling and facilitating the exchange between Local Government bodies, Industries, Educational Institutions and People.

•To nurture and provide leaders and visionaries to the community to contribute the goal of nation building.

100 Mentoring Hours
30 Partners
1.8 Crore Funding
22 Startups

our Great services

We are a support system for establishing and growing startups that use entrepreneurship and innovation as a tool for creating significant social impact, financial value and livelihood opportunities.

  • Idea to Prototype
  • Market Access
  • Mentoring
  • Co-Working Space
  • Networking
  • Funding
  • I2P Lab Access

    At our Idea to Prototype labs, state-of-the-art facilities for product development are made available to entrepreneurs so they may turn their ideas into products using the newest technology.

  • Funding Opportunities

    Founders receive intensive coaching to assemble all the components that qualify them for funding through our networks and make them appealing.

  • Dedicated Mentors

    Guidance that is committed to the founder and the business journey, provided by mentors with extensive industry experience.

  • Networking Sessions

    Access our expanding network of colleagues who are committed to providing Bharat with solutions. Our outreach initiatives and services give entrepreneurs access to resources after their programme periods.

Our Programs

Do you run a startup or are you an innovator? seeking for money to turn an idea into a prototype or a seed investment to expand your business

SHINE Acceleration Program

Idea to Product

In order to promote community-based innovations and practises in the region, the SHINE Accelerator Programme offers support to entrepreneurs and industries originating from the area. The programme provides a wide variety of resources, such as funding, mentoring, networking chances, access to co-working spaces, legal and financial services, and other tools. The accelerator program's goal is to enable startups to turn their ideas into profitable businesses and stimulate local growth through community-based solutions. It places a strong emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship.

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SHINE Incubation Program

Launch Your Business

The SHINE Incubation programme is created to offer early stage startup companies full support so they can successfully validate their products. The programme provides a number of resources, such as funding opportunities, networking opportunities, mentorship, and co-working locations. SHINE Incubation is committed to encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation and works with startups to turn their ideas into profitable ventures.

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Sahyadri Scince Talent Hunt (SSTH)

Showcase Your Ideas

Sahyadri Science Talent Hunt is an annual event that brings together young innovators from schools and colleges to showcase their projects and innovations that aim to address everyday problems. The event provides a platform for students to exhibit their skills and knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the form of innovative projects. This initiative provides an opportunity for students to interact, network, and connect with other like-minded individuals within the community as well as some of the most prominent research scientists in the country. Through this platform, students can gain valuable insights, feedback, and guidance that can help them to further develop their projects and pursue their academic and career aspirations.

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