Ambedkar Centre for Tech Startup (ACTS) – The Startup Cell


The goal of ACTS – The Startup Cell is to stimulate the growth of tech startups in the institution. ACTS facilitates business growth by forging partnerships at the national and global level. ACTS consists of Dr.AIT (Dr.Ambedkar Institute of Technology) faculty, alumni and other individuals and partners from like-minded organizations to foster student entrepreneurship through incubation, ecosystem development and academic initiatives.

The ACTS startup cell helps student entrepreneurs to convert their ideas in becoming successful and profitable ventures by supporting them in project development and implementation, business planning, mentoring, commercializing their technologies, getting early seed funding, advice on intellectual property, training and development.


To contribute towards economic development of the nation by attracting studententrepreneurs to create jobs and promote social changes.


  • Building an environment where entrepreneurship can thrive through sustainable and real businesses at scale.
  • Contribute to society by finding innovative solutions to practical, financial and social issues.
  • Aligning businesses with the goals of the government and the nation to encourage economic development and develop a sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem.
  • Ensure that student entrepreneurs receive all the support they require to develop India as a product nation.

Student Entrepreneurs who are willing to apply for Incubation/Startup should download the document from the below link

Student Entrepreneurs who want to take their novel ideas from ideation stage to Commercialization stage should contact the below Startup Coordinators of their department.

ACTS – The Startup Cell Coordinator : Dr.S.Gowrishankar, Professor,Dept. of CSE,
Department Coordinators Designation Department
Mr. Naveen Kumar M Assistant Professor Civil Engineering
Dr.N.Gangadhar Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering
Mr.Harsha R Assistant Professor Electronics and Communication Engineering
Ms.Arpitha Raju Assistant Professor Electronics and Electrical Engineering
Mr.Chethan N Assistant Professor Industrial Engineering and Management
Ms.HamsaRekha S D Assistant Professor Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Mr.Srinivasa A H Associate Professor Computer Science and Engineering
Ms. Shruthi P C Assistant Professor Telecommunication Engineering
Dr.Nandini Prasad Professor Information Science and Engineering
Ms.Nayana R Shenoy Assistant Professor Medical Electronics
Dr.N.V.Dharani Assistant Professor MCA
Dr.M.H.Leela Assistant Professor MBA