Innovate. Incubate. Accelerate

Who are we

We imagine an India where entrepreneurs and innovators can access the resources they need, to create deep and irreversible social impact, by addressing the issues of poverty, underdevelopment and inequity and improve quality of life, especially for the underprivileged and deprived. At Social Alpha, we believe that entrepreneurship has the potential to bring about a positive change in the life of masses. We search for entrepreneurs and innovators who are on a 'mission to create social, economic and environmental impact'​ and support them through their 'lab to market'​ journey, as they create compelling solutions to fight poverty and address India’s intractable development sector challenges. ​​

Social Alpha is a 3-tier ecosystem architecture designed to nurture  high impact teams through their start-up journey. This architecture connects the innovation and investment ecosystems and allows for an effective mechanism for allocating resources to mission driven teams  throughout their  entrepreneurial progression. Social Alpha stack is focused on catalysing innovation, enterprise incubation, capital access and growth hacking, in order to address the challenges of market failure, mission drift, suboptimal scale and financial sustainability.

Foundation for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship (FISE) forms the core of Social Alpha architecture. FISE promotes innovation and entrepreneurship  through a nationwide network of technology and business incubation infrastructure, sponsored and enabled by Tata Trusts, Government of India and a number of academic, philanthropic and corporate partnerships. 

Our Programs​

Social Alpha Quest for Healthcare
The Social Alpha Quest for Healthcare Innovation aims to foster innovation and entrepreneurship to solve key healthcare challenges, eliminate disparities and achieve health equity in India.
The Social Alpha Entrepreneurs for Impact (E4i) program is a year-long immersive program that equips passionate ‘entrepreneurs-in-the-making’ with end-to-end capacity building and training to leverage India’s deep science, innovation and entrepreneurship environment.

It is anchored in grassroots problem solving, immersive development sector experience, technology scouting, business planning and venture building. The program is designed to bring together entrepreneurs and innovators, and foster collaboration amongst some of the top educational, technical and philanthropic institutions in the world. The program completes the lab-to-market journey by enabling entrepreneurs to commercialize existing deep science-based innovations in labs.

Social Alpha Energy Challenge
Social Alpha Energy Challenge was aimed at inviting innovators and entrepreneurs to participate in the mission to power, connect and light up the future. Up to ten winners will be awarded 6-18 months of incubation
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