about SHINE Foundation

Sahyadri hub for Innovations and Entrepreneurship (SHINE) Foundation is a Section 8 company set up by Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management to emphasize Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The Foundation supports start-ups and industries emerging from the region to drive community-based innovations and practices for the region's growth.
Over the last years, The foundation currently houses 22 companies consisting of 3 MSMEs and 19 startups incubated and 20 more ideas in the pre-incubation stage from the College to create a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem on the campus. SHINE has earmarked close to INR 1.8 Cr seed money to promote these ideas and launch them as a product. SHINE through its various initiatives take is striving to set up a startup ecosystem in the region.

01. the fundation

Creating significant social impact, alongside creating tremendous financial value and livelihood opportunities

02. our vision

To enable, nurture, incubate and invest in individuals and organizations that focus on community centric - inclusive innovation.

03. Our mission

• To empower communities and its stake holders to solve problems by sensitizing to local problems, educating them to develop problem solving skills and empowering with resources to solve the problem.

22 Startups
1.8Cr Fundining
100+ Mentoring Hours
30+ Partners
50+ Experts


  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Renewable Energy
  • Health Care
  • Assitive Technology
  • Fisheires
  • Ed-Tech
  • Women & student enterprise

Programs Offered

Do you run a startup or are you an innovator? seeking for money to turn an idea into a prototype or a seed investment to expand your business

SHINE Acceleration Program
SHINE Incubation Program
Sahyadri Scince Talent Hunt (SSTH)