Nexus is a collaboration between the American Embassy, New Delhi and the IC² Institute of The University of Texas at Austin to showcase the best of American and Indian Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology Commercialization.

Nexus Incubator

The Nexus Incubator offers selected startups unparalleled access to networks of industry and government partners, training from the top commercialization experts around the world, an extensive mentor network as well as access to both private and public fund managers specializing in supporting startups.

Incubator Manager Training

Training for incubator managers offered in six cities across India. Participants receive knowledge of planning and operating tools to manage incubators as well as ways to develop the new-gen entrepreneurial talent in their incubators.

South Asia Connect

The South Asia Connect @ Nexus Startup Hub program serves entrepreneurs in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka with a collaborative network for regional and global company acceleration.


Evidence-Based Entrepreneurship – Dr. Cliff Zintgraff

Nexus entrepreneurs learn to connect to markets, build evidence for their product market fit. The seventh cohort of startups in the Nexus pre-incubation program received a week-long training on how to connect to markets and build evidence for their product market fit....

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Nexus startup Lifaffa receives grant from Süd-Chemie

Nexus startup Lifaffa receives grant from Süd-Chemie

Nexus startup Lifaffa received a grant of $7,000 from Süd-Chemie, an innovative, speciality chemicals company with its headquarters in Munich, Germany. The grant will by Lifaffa to procure new machinery to expand production of its technology to convert plastic bags...

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