The pop-up flea market of IIMA, 'Kaleido' is a compendium of designers with an entrepreneurial instinct and a desire to make it big in the creative space. It is a unique amalgamation of the age-old Indian tradition of Flea markets with the B-school erudition to produce a magical extravaganza, wherein one experiences the fun of shopping in a “Bazaar” within the hallowed walls of the IIMA campus.
Innovation Playground, is a platform for showcasing grassroots innovations
and transformation of these ideas into identity and sustainable businesses by
providing them access to financial support from big corporates, knowledge
support from industrial stalwarts and a professional management lens.
Last year from 100+ applications, 13 innovations belonging to diverse segments including healthcare, agri-tech, rural development, and Ed-tech space were selected. The teams were provided strategy & marketing support by IIM Ahmedabad students. The innovators pitched to a panel of prominent impact investors including Social Alpha by Tata Trusts, CIIE, VIllgro and Startup Oasis. Among the 13, one went out to raise seed funding while three others won mentorship support from the impact investors.
Social Impact Award
The Red Brick Summit presents the 'Social Impact' Award' supported by Tata Trusts to felicitate notable social contributions in the Water & Sanitation Sector by an individual, a group of individuals or an organization. The winning team also stands to win 'mentorship' from Tata Trusts and IIM Ahmedabad Professors.