Programs

I-MADE


EVC is accepting limited number of applicants to the Innovation in Mobile App Development Ecosystem (I-MADE) program. The I-MADE program substantially relieves the financial pressure from developing a mobile solution for students, faculty, and staff. Successful recipients will be able to provide their end users cutting edge apps such Push Notification, News, Admissions, Directory, Important numbers, Announcement, Date Sheet, Courses, and more. This program will cover software licensing, hosting and support costs of the mobile app development platform, for selected participating institutes spread over 10 years.

The goal of the I-MADE program is to help Indian entrepreneurs build 1 million mobile app start-ups some of which can eventually become Indian unicorns.

Major components of the program include:

Entrepreneurship Development: Mentoring entrepreneurs in areas including writing an app, making business presentations to investors and developing viable business models
Appathons: Hackathons to be organized across country leading to mega hackFest annually
Industry Connect: Interaction of entrepreneurs with industry professionals to enable real time industry exposure and better problem solving capabilities
Investor Connect: Opportunity for entrepreneurs to interact with investors to accelerate development of Indian start-up ecosystem through direct mentorship and raising of capital

Benefit to Institution from Mobile Solution: A mobile solution will empower your institution with:

  1. Upgraded technology infrastructure to stay competitive
  2. Enable your students to create apps, leading to more practical exposure and better employability

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Scope of Mobile App Solutions

I-MADE Platform License Through the I-MADE Platform, you will be getting the following licenses and functionality funded by the I-MADE Program:
  • Allows you to make your own apps, manage or edit and test those apps
  • Access to App Exchange: Share and access Apps with other institutions
Professional Services Implementation of your institution’s mobile apps with custom branding
Hosting The I-MADE Platform apps will be hosted on Amazon Web Services
Support I-MADE Platform will provide Mobile Support for any issues
Entrepreneurship Promotion Market & Industry requirements Identification and enable filling the Gaps in knowledge of students and faculty to build their own apps

How to Apply

Deadline– March 15th, 2016

Fill out the required information, and submit through email: i-made@evc.ventures

Our Committee will review all applications submitted by the designated deadline. Should your institution be selected under the Innovation in Mobile Apps Development Ecosysytem Program, the point of contact listed on the form will be notified. Next steps will include scheduling the consulting sessions at the convenience of our consultants.
Should you have any questions regarding this grant, or the application process, reach out to
I-Made Coordinator at i-made@evc.ventures

Download the application form