Incubation

We are a technology business incubator based in Goa and Mumbai supporting innovative start-up companies by providing services such as mentoring support, networking opportunities, office space and seed fund.

CIBA is an incubation centre in goa which helps entrepreneurship in goa turn ideas into viable business.

CIBA does not serve any and all companies. Entrepreneurs who wish to enter a CIBA's business incubation program must apply for admission. Acceptance criteria varies from start-up to start-up, but in general only those with feasible business ideas and a workable business plan are admitted. To apply for Incubation, please download this document.

Recommendation Letter

Centre for Incubation and Business Acceleration (CIBA) is one of the incubators authorised by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Govt. of India, to "Recommend" a start-up for availing the benefits under Start-up India Action Plan.
For more details and the application process, please download this document.

Seed Funding

Centre for Incubation and Business Acceleration (CIBA) is hosting a seed fund under the scheme "Seed Support System for Start-ups in Incubators" of the National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science & Technology. The Seed Support is for incubatees (physical resident units within TBI). The funds are meant for early stage funding for indigenous ideas and technologies requiring up-scaling and related work.

Terms for seed funding:

Investment mode: Equity ownership in a private limited company
Equity stake for seed fund: Up to 20%
Investment amount: Rs 2 lakh - 25 lakh
BoD representation: 1 BoD seat/1 Board observer seat
Reporting: Bi-annual presentation to seed committee + Quarterly/annual financials

Facilities

CIBA provides state of art facilities to nurture process of innovation, ideation and entreprenureship. All our centres boast of well planned co-working space and utilities. In addition to high-speed internet, telephone connection, reception and power backup, our centres host the following facilities:

Verna - Goa

  • Co-working Space
  • Lecture Room
  • Meeting Room
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
  • Conference Room
  • 3D Printer
  • Bio-testing Lab
  • Food Processing Lab

Assagao - Goa

  • Co-working Space
  • Lecture Room
  • Meeting Room
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
  • Auditorium

Vashi - Mumbai

  • Co-working Space
  • Lecture Room
  • Meeting Room
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
  • Conference Room

Benefits

  • Service Tax exemption (up to 50 lacs)
  • Professional services at discounted rates
    • - CA
    • - CS
    • - Legal (IP)
    • - Branding
  • Amazon Web Services credits up to $ 1000
  • Microsoft BizSpark credits $ 1000 +
  • Access to Research, Mentor and Business networks
    • - National Research Development Corporation
    • - Assocham
    • - British Business Group