Learn the Art and Science of building a successful 21st century startup
IfDE’s Futures Lab helps to speculate, research and innovate for the future society.
The mentorship program equips you with tools, methods and processes to build worldclass and delightful products.
Leverage IfDE’s ecosystem of partners and industry experts to launch your startup.
9:30am to 4:30pm
Start date: 2nd May
Apply Before: 1st April
Inclusive of GST
Sat & Sunday
Koregoan Park, Pune
The IfDE Advantage
Learn from the Experts
They will work with you to develop your capabilities and skillsets.
Atul is the Founder of DesignFold Consulting. He brings in 20 years of experience in creating strategic UX and delightful IXD. Atul helps students envision and create next-generation digital products and interfaces for web and mobile.
Citigroup, American Express, Xerox, Hindustan Unilever
Beena currently leads research for the APAC region at PayPal. She brings 20+ years of experience in helping organizations understand the people they create products for and translate this understanding to compelling and sustainable products and services.
PayPal, Co-Founder DesignFold, Human Factors International, Siemens, HP, Intel, Intuit, Nokia
He was Vice President and Head of Wells Fargo Start-up Accelerator in India before turning into an adviser on Innovation, IP and Entrepreneurship. He is an author of a book featured at HBS Working Knowledge and alumnus of DCE & IIM C.
Infosys Technologies, Wipro Technologies, Aspect Development, Capgemini
Sangeeta is the Founder of Women Entrepreneurship Centre. She champions 18 years of education and research in New Zealand around design led entrepreneurship. Sangeeta’s expertise includes design thinking, digital innovation, entrepreneurial strategy, women entrepreneurship and working with the community.
Design director and innovation strategist at Architempo, Alok b. Nandi brings experiences in multiple media (film production, events org, exhibition design, interactive media publishing for Tintin’s publisher a.o.) as well as R&D combining tech and storytelling (AR, VR, MR). He is global president of IxDA, Interaction Design Association.
Aman Khajanchi is a performance-driven executive with 3 decades of sales experience in the Information Technology industry. He has strong solution and consultative selling expertise coupled with a deep understanding of business & technology.
Oracle, Microsoft, HCL Technologies, Hewlett-Packard
She brings 20+ years of experience in advising and working with Fortune 50 companies , across all Intellectual Property, Corporate and Technology, legal matters. She works extensively with start-ups re their legal requirements. Also serves as Visiting Faculty at PSG College of Technology.
Founder, Aleron Law
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What successful entrepreneurs say about the
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“Businesses today need to be socially relevant and future-ready apart being profitable. IfDE with a welltailored curriculum empowers aspiring professionals and entrepreneurs with the right tools to nurture and develop an idea to create a future proof sustainable business.”
Dr Pramod Ravindra
Entrepreneur | Director – Plexus | Director – Mandala Decor
“Based on my experience driving innovation and advising startup ventures both in the USA and in India, I strongly feel that the IfDE’s future-informed designdriven curriculum will be able to unleash energy in all sectors of the economy.”
CEO – Living Enterprise Inc. | National Chair – Future of Work and Technology, The Millennium Project
IfDE has put together a curriculum, that’s not only truly wholesome but ties in what’s necessary for entrepreneurial success. In hindsight, it will look obvious, but IfDE approach is rooted in years of experience.
Dr Navyug Mahnot
Founder – QGLUE |
CE0 – QAI
IfDE is an education platform designed for aspiring designers, marketeers, and entrepreneurs. Our courses are designed and facilitated by industry professionals to enable students and professionals to learn and practice critical mindsets, tools, methods and technical skills.
Our mission is to create 10,000+ responsible designers and entrepreneurs who can create both business and social impact.