• Corporate innovation and

    startup engagement programs

    By The Growth Labs

  • Our innovation framework and unparalleled access to the startup eco-system creates innovations that will give your company a competitive advantage

  • Why corporates can no longer ignore innovation?​

    Industries are getting disrupted by innovation across every aspect of business. Most significant innovation is being driven by startups and new-age companies spread across the world.


    Think of examples like Google’s acquisition of YouTube, or Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp. Or how Lyft is changing GM’s perspective on automobiles. Not just via acquisitions, but even with partnerships and collaborations, several leading corporations have acquired competitive advantage. E.g. AI based route-optimization or warehousing optimization startups have made companies that adopted them significantly more cost-efficient.

  • What we do

    Innovation Labs for company employees


    We train your employees to become more innovation-led.


    Workshops with employees to identify opportunity areas and brainstorm for solutions – framework for teams to assess and refine ideas for impact and practicality of implementation


    We help companies convert shortlisted ideas into enterprise-grade solutions with a strong business case


        Find the most relevant startups for your business


        With an unparalleled access to the startup ecosystem and a panel of astute industry leaders, we provide companies end-to-end support for driving their corporate innovation programs


        We manage the program end-to-end, including setting up an online platform, receiving & reviewing applications and preparing shortlisted companies to present to your leadership teams.



      • Our programs cover all aspects of innovation

        As more and more companies are adopting innovation, we provide comprehensive programs to kick-start and manage innovation components you want.

        Our framework combines the power and resources of corporations with the innovation and agility of startups.

      • Why companies choose us?​


        Our team has worked with large corporations as well as startup eco-systems.


        This unique balance of experience helps us bridge corporate ability with startup agility.


        We have deep connections in the startup eco-system – accelerators, incubators, angel investor networks, mentoring platforms, government programs, co-working spaces –that help us access innovation faster.


        We have a database of over 3,000 startups, across industries and functions that have been reviewed and curated by us.

      • Our panel of experts have transformed some of the most iconic companies

        Nokia, Samsung, BT, WPP Group, Network 18, Zee Media, Grey Worldwide, General Motors, Hyundai, Apollo Tyres, Caltex, Sona Koyo, Harley Davidson, VST Tillers & Tractors, Forbes, Bharat Bijlee, Caterpillar, Tata Refractories, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, Debenhams, Levi Strauss, Mars, Wrigleys, Dabur, P&G, GSK, Coca Cola, Lemon Tree, Bharti Axa Life Insurance, Bank of Scotland, MarketRx, EZPower, Wolters Kluwer, SAGE, etc.​​​

      • Team

        Founding Partner

        Ex-Group COO Network 18, CEO Zee Media, COO Cheil Worldwide, Founder KnexNet

        ​Founding Partner

        Founder Applyifi.com, Ex-head operations Indian Angel Network and Asia Director TiE.,

        Author - Starting Up & Fund Raising

      • Panel of experts

        Ex-CFO HDFC Bank

        Strategy, Sales and Supply Chain expert

        Ex-MD Wolters Kulwer and SAGE

        Ex-director (supply chain) Wrigley’s

        Executive Coach to CXOs

        Ex-Wrigley’s leadership team

        Ex-CEO Sona Koyo Steering Systems

        Co-Founder - Driveo,

        Ex-VP GM India, Ex-Sr.VP Havells, Ex-GM Maruti Suzuki

        Business Leader Customer Centricity, Design Thinking & Analytics. Ex-HCL, IBM, Oracle.

        Operations and Process Excellence Leader

        Ex GE Capital, Genpact & Dell

        Tapan Yadav

        Marketing expert and faculty

        Ex Hero Corp, Whirlpool, Unitech, Ispat

      • What will give your company a competitive advantage

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