Niranjan Demanna

Head of Accelerator | Zone Startups India

Niranjan brings his experience of operating incubator and mentoring early stage entrepreneurs. He was heading Sandbox Startups initiative at Deshpande Foundation Hubballi and contributed to launch Sardar Patel Technology Business Incubator, Andheri West. He has trained over 300 students with Design Thinking and business modelling workshops and currently engaged with 40+ incubate startups since 2014. He was involved in designing and operationalizing 10,000 sq.ft. Incubator at Hubballi Sandbox, which is now proving to be a  good co-working space for idea and pre-revenue stage startups. He was also a consultant to Swayam Shikashana Prayog (an UN awardee NGO) for determining their strategy to launch micro-entrepreneurship incubation model. Niranjan is graduate from University of Nottingham with specialization in Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship. He is Electrical Engineer by training have over 6 years of work experience in India and Internationally. He is passionate to help entrepreneurs and motivated to work towards uplifting of lives.