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It takes
an Ecosystem

We are built upon a decade of catalysing tough spaces at CIIE.CO. If there is one thing we have learnt, it is that piecemeal interventions do not work. Solving India’s toughest problems in financial inclusion, skilling and livelihood, health, etc. will require an enabling environment and ecosystem that assists entrepreneurs who are building solutions for Bharat. We provide purpose-driven entrepreneurs with a continuum of support across research, incubation, acceleration, and soft and commercial capital to bring their inclusive, for-profit businesses to life.

The BII Continuum





Pursuing foundational questions that inform and enable entrepreneurial interventions for Bharat.


Sharing insights, sparking conversations and inspiring entrepreneurs to build for Bharat.


De-risking entrepreneurial journeys through training, mentoring, market access and grant capital


Fueling ventures harnessing technology to solve hard inclusion problems at scale.



Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund

At Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund, we believe that there is a need to rethink the way user interfaces are being designed today.

More June | 2019

Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund's investment in Setu

Setu raises $3.5M in seed round capital by Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund & Lightspeed India Partners

More April | 2019

Financial Inclusion Lab Cohort 2

Meet the second charge of startups driving the ‘Financial Inclusion’ agenda in the country.

More April | 2019

2nd Financial Inclusion Lab

Financial Inclusion Lab, an accelerator aiming to back startups that are building solutions for the underserved

More Jan | 2019

Financial Inclusion Lab Cohort 1

These 11 fintech startups are working to make financial inclusion accessible and affordable for Bharat

More Dec | 2018

Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund's first investment

Kaleidofin a financial technology platform providing tailored financial solutions gets Bharat Inclusion's first investment.

More AUG | 2018

Driving Inclusion

Bharat Inclusion Initiative wants to help take your fintech solution to 470 million LMI Indians

More AUG | 2018

Financial Inclusion Lab

JP Morgan & IIMA’s CIIE set up $9.5 mn financial inclusion lab for early stage fintech startups

More AUG | 2018

Solutions for Bharat

Create an enabling environment for inclusion focussed entrepreneurship.

More May | 2018

Bharat Inclusion Initiative Launched

IIM Ahmedabad's CIIE launches $25 million Bharat Inclusion Initiative

More May | 2018