IMO News Service
Pune: Rahuldada Jadhav, Mayor of PCMC and Ms. Kate Swati (Maaie), Corporator PCMC, Adv Moreshwar Shedge, Corporator PCMC, officially launched AIMBSN/IQRA Incubation & Acceleration Center on Saturday 2nd March 2019 at the Iqra English School, Dapodi, Pune, Maharashtra.
The Iqra Education Society Pune is the first Muslim Minority School be part of the AIMBSN’s vision of establishing incubators and accelerators at minority institutions, where the startups, mentors, investors and community can interact with each other to promote business and startups.
The All India Muslim Business Startup Network (AIMBSN) and Iqra Education Society signed an MoU with AIMBSN/IQRA, India’s 1st Muslim Minority School Incubation & Acceleration Center.
Rahuldada Jadhav, Mayor of PCMC, said, “Incubation & Acceleration Center is the need of the hour to promote entrepreneurship; AIMBSN/IQRA Incubation & Acceleration Center is promoting Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Startups to minority and underprivileged. As a Mayor and a corporation we extended all support for this Movement.”
Ms. Kate Swati (Maaie), Corporator PCMC, said, “AIMBSN/IQRA Incubation & Acceleration Center is historic initiative and I’m so proud of this initiative is in my ward. It would inspire a generation and create economic activity and I extend all my support for this historic movement.”
Adv Moreshwar Shedge, Corporator PCMC, said, “AIMBSN/IQRA, India’s 1st Muslim Minority School Incubation & Acceleration Center established in PCMC is honor for all of us, I personally invite AIMBSN team to come and establish another Incubation & Acceleration Center in Pimpri.”
Indian American Chicago-based Dr. Tausif Malik, Founder of AIMBSN, said, “The Iqra Education Society’s management and team to be ‘India’s 1st Muslim Minority School Incubation & Acceleration Center’ and we are also excited to support their vision of social empowerment”. He further added that we are so proud and excited to that “Iqra Education Society Pune aims to achieve 100% self-reliant through and not depend on charities.”
Altaf Pirjade the Chairman for Board of Advisors of IQRA/AIMBSN Incubation & Acceleration Center said, “Iqra management’s vision and success rate to empower the society at large is phenomenal. IQRA/AIMBSN would help to create sustainable development of the Iqra Education Society.”
Aqeel Mujawar, Head of AIMIM Western Maharashtra, said, “IQRA/AIMBSN Incubation & Acceleration Center is a great initiative and it would help create job creators and contribute to the economic activity of or country.”
Shaikh Salim said, “We were excited and interested to learn about AIMBSN’s Incubation & Acceleration Center to promote entrepreneurship and self-employment. We had established Iqra Education Society for upliftment of the society through education. We have been having 100% pass out results and we felt there was a time to something different, where our students, team and community can be part of India’s Startup revolution.
Moulana Umair Ghazi said, “We feel with the new initiative of IQRA/AIMBSN Incubation & Acceleration Center, our students while studying can participate in India’s Startup revolution by presenting their ideas to Board of Advisors and Experts for review, mentoring and funding. We would be applying for Government of India promoted Atal Tinkering Labs and Atal Incubation Centers Venture capital.”
IQRA/AIMBSN Incubation & Acceleration Center would provide services such as Training & Workshops, Monthly Networking Events, Consultation, Incubation, Acceleration, Networking, and Co-Working Space.
IQRA/AIMBSN Incubation & Acceleration Center is the part of the expansion plan of the school management. Recently, the management has purchased 47000 square feet of land for expansion and seeking funding for expansion and construction.
AIMBSN would be shortly established Incubation & Acceleration Centers in other cities across
India in association with other educational institutes to promote Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Startups.
All India Muslim Business Startup Network (AIMBSN) is a very unique business networking event and the objective of the All India Muslim Business Startup Network (AIMBSN) Conference is to create an entrepreneurial spirit and participation amongst the Indian Muslim community, so they can participate and contribute back in the economic activity of their motherland India. As India is emerging as the hottest startup destination in the World and Muslim community contribution is minuscule, hence All India Muslim Business Startup Network (AIMBSN) wants to create a platform for the Muslim community and connect them with economic and startup activity.