Source | Business Standard : By
The foundation aims to promote entrepreneurship in India’s tier-II and tier-III cities. It is investing Rs 30 crore in the centre, to be opened this September and able to seat 1,200 people at any point.
“We need 10 million new entrepreneurs and roughly a million of them will come from tier-I cities. The rest will come from smaller towns,” said Naveen Jha, chief executive at Deshpande Foundation India.
Housing a makers lab, a 3D printing lab, hardware labs and Internet of Things (IOT) lab, the centre will try to attract entrepreneurs from across sectors and any background, to build new-age solutions.