WardWizard Innovations and Mobility has announced a strategic partnership with iCreate, a start-up incubator, to mentor EV start-ups.
Through this partnership, WardWizard will facilitate active mentorship for entrepreneurs at iCreate’s campus in Ahmedabad to enhance subject matter expertise and further their technological innovations for the accelerating EV industry.
Yatin Gupte, Chairman & Managing Director, WardWizard Innovations & Mobility, noted that the partnership between WardWizard and iCreate is aligned with the vision of the Government’s Start-up India programme, which seeks to support entrepreneurs in building a robust start-up ecosystem and transforming India into a country of job creators.
He said, “Through our partnership with iCreate, we are looking to foster the exchange of ideas with promising start-ups and help them with our market knowledge and experience to understand the industry better.”
The company will nominate subject matter experts and senior leaders to identify and evaluate breakthrough innovators through boot camps and jury rounds. Shortlisted start-ups recommended jointly with iCreate will stand a chance to receive funding and technical support and establish industry partnerships as per their merit and Technology Readiness Levels (TRL).
Avinash Punekar, Chief Executive Officer, iCreate, said, “Our partnership with WardWizard aims to identify breakthrough innovators in the Indian EV space and scale them to solve real-world industry problems.”