The Incubator for Social Enterprises and Entrepreneurs for Development (ISEED) at IRMA will provide its partners and incubatees a nurturing and empathetic entrepreneurial ecosystem through mentoring and networking support, collaborative research, entrepreneurship training and capacity building.
ISEED will focus on agriculture and allied enterprises as part of the institute's mission and leadership in promoting sustainable, ecologically-friendly, and equitable socio-economic development of rural people through professional management. The three verticals of ISEED are:
1. Agriculture and small agribusiness
2. Sustainable habitats and sanitation
3. Servicing rural India covering rural tourism, clean energy, education and ICT.
Social Enterprises engaged in rural space focusing livelihood promotion, skill development, women empowerment are also part of ISEED's mandate.
CSEE is currently working with twelve early-stage start-ups for incubation support (mentoring and networking). The three of the Social Enterprises run by IRMA alumni with formal MoUs are: (1) Dhwani RIS (2) iShaksham and (3) Tall Bird.
Other incubatees/ partners include Earth 360 (working on millets value chain), Sabziwala (delivery of quality fresh fruit and vegetabale produce) and Onganic (organic retail with FPOs).