Mentor * Nurture * Grow


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Technology Business Incubator

Promoted by EDII & Supported by DST, GoI

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An acknowledged National Resource Institute

for Entrepreneurship Education, Research, Training & Institution Building.

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CrAdLE – Centre for Advancing and Launching Enterprises

We are a Technology Business Incubator with Manufacturing, Healthcare, Renewable Energy and Food/Agribusiness as our focus areas. Launched on 2nd December 2016, we are moving in the incubation space to forward the causes of startups in achieving significant milestones on their journey of growth.


41 Startups Incubated Startups

3.43 Cr. Fund Raised fund

227 Jobs Generated jobs

21 Startups Received Seed Funding grant


Fully Furnished Workspaces
Conference & Meeting rooms
High speed Internet
Library resources

Mentoring support from academicians & domain experts
Support in fund raising

Access to professionals with
Industry expertise

Networking opportunities through
Startup events

» Startup Inquiry

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  • Mr. Mayank Patel session at IIC-LMCP
  • MoU with NESCO Foundation for Innovation and Development (NFID)
  • Startup Awareness Session at NIFTEM
  • Mr. Mayank Patel interview on VTV about “Startup Funding”
  • Session at a Bootcamp on Startup and Innovation to Promote New India Entreprenuer at Veer Narmad South Gujarat University
  • Bigshift Ahmedabad edition  by Inc42 – CrAdLE Ecosystem Partner
  • The Startup Seminar in association with HDFC Bank
  • Millennium Alliance Roadshow 2019 at CrAdLE
  • Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung (FNSt) visited CrAdLE
  • Session on Financial Modelling & Unit Economics by Mr. Mayank Patel, CEO CrAdLE at GTU Innovation Council
  • Bootcamp, Demoday & Investor Pitch coordinated by CrAdLE as a part of SSIP Annual International Conference
  • Gujarat Incubators Round Table Meeting
  • Empresario Startup Summit 2019
  • Mr. Mayank Patel – Guest Speaker @ Innocity
  • BIG grant for Biotech Startup awareness session
  • VGStartup 2018 Awareness Session At BITS Edu Campus & BMA, Baroda
  • Seminar on Entrepreneurship Awareness for the NextGen
  • VGStartup 2018 Awareness Session At IRMA, Anand
  • Ms. Menka Gurnani (D’bello – Hidaa Lifesciences) Awarded by GIS Trend Setter Award
  • Empresario Startup Summit 2018
  • FLCTD program meeting in association with UNIDO & CII
  • Zero To One: Starting Up To Seed Session in BIGShift Agenda
  • Session on Business Opportunities in Textile & Rubber Industry
  • Talent Acquisition & Transformation Session in association with IT-ITeS SSC, NASSCOM
  • Mr.Kris Gopalakrishnan, Co-founder Infosys visits CrAdLE
  • BIRAC BIG Scheme Talk in association with Venture Centre
  • DEMO Day in association with eChai, Ahmedabad
  • Presentations for Govt. of Gujarat Startup/innovation Scheme
  • Visit of GVFL and NEDFI
  • CrAdLE and YES Bank association and Visit
  • Empresario Startup Summit 2017
  • CrAdLE Inauguration


Times of India

CrAdLE of Innovations


Venture Catalysts invests in CrAdLE incubated Startup – Innersense

Venture Catalysts invests in CrAdLE incubated Startup - Innersense

CrAdLE EDII-incubated startups get Yes Bank funding of Rs.1.16 Cr.

CrAdLE EDII-incubated startups get Yes Bank funding of Rs.1.16 Cr.


FLCTD meeting in association with UNIDO and CII

CrAdLE incubated startups & innovators participated in the event and addressed by Mr. S B Sareen – Director CrAdLE, Mr. Sandip Tandon, National Project Manager- UNIDO, Ms. Reshmi Vasudavan & Mr. Rishabh from UNIDO, Mr. Jasbir & Ms. Nisha Jayaram from CII.


BIGShift Ahmedabad: A Glimpse Of The Enthralling Conversations With Three Veterans From The World Of Startups

Session Two: Zero To One – Starting Up To Seed Funding

With more than 17 years of experience in academics, banking and financial services sectors, the second speaker at BIGShift Ahmedabad is Mr. Mayank Patel, CEO of technology business incubator, CrAdLE.

YES Bank Ties Up with EDII; Gives Rs. 50 Lakh

Funding to Organic Antimicrobial Lingerie Startup

YES Bank ties up with EDII to lend startups; lends Rs 50 lakh to organic antimicrobial lingerie startup

AHMEDABAD: YES Bank makes its first institutional tie up for lending to start-ups,

EDII releases two research studies

in Science & Technology Entrepreneurship

Incubators, accelerators grow 40%

in 2016, aiding start-up landscape: Nasscom

Indian startup scene very important

for Oracle CEO Safra Catz

9 teams chosen for pre-incubation

at Kochi Maker Village

Successfully completed Event EMPRESARIO

Empresario is the annual flagship event organized by the students of Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad.


3, December 2016

EDII opens new incubation centre called 'CRADLE'

Inaugration of CrAdLE

The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) inaugurated its incubation centre, ‘Centre for Advancing & Launching Entreprises’( CrAdLE)


The incubation centre will have a mix of investment from DST, EDII and angel investors