+91 9823235890
prashant@fiire.org.in
Don Bosco, Fatorda, Margao, Goa
We provide

The Support to Grow your Startup

Helping early stage startups become investable.

We are a

Technology Business Incubator

FiiRE (Forum for Innovation Incubation Research & Entrepreneurship) is established with the support of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India under the National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations. FiiRE is housed at the Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda promoted by the Salesian Society, having an extensive reach in over 130 countries.

We at FiiRE support technology startups on a journey to build a sustainable business that solves a real pain, has global impact and provides value to customers. We are sector agnostic but have special interest in product development and manufacturing startups. We have a unique structured incubation process that helps startups build prototypes, connect to strategic mentors, early adopters and investors.

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Incubation

Handholding and counselling during ideation stage, support in establishing proof of concept with mentoring and prototyping support and assistance in fund raising.

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Entrepreneurship

Activities to create a sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem in Goa including student entrepreneurship, rural enterprises and women led enterprises.

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Co-working

Plug and play modern spaces with high speed internet, meeting rooms, conference room, auditorium, cafeteria, networking opportunities, recreational facilities and more.

General Questions

We Offer Products and Services For Startups

Let’s check some of the basic concepts.

  • Business incubation is a business support process that accelerates the successful development of start-ups and fledgling companies by providing entrepreneurs with an array of targeted resources and services. These services are usually developed or orchestrated by an incubator management and offered both in the business incubator and through its network of contacts. A business incubator’s main goal is to produce successful firms that will leave the program financially viable and freestanding.

An entity shall be considered as a Startup:

  • If it is incorporated as a private limited company (as defined in the Companies Act, 2013) or registered as a partnership firm (under section 59 of the Partnership Act, 1932) or a limited liability partnership (under the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008) in India.
  • Up to ten years from the date of its incorporation/registration.
  • If its turnover for any of the financial years since incorporation/registration has not exceeded INR 100 Crore.
  • If it is working towards innovation, development or improvement of products or processes or services, or if it is a scalable business model with a high potential of employment generation or wealth creation.

Provided that any such entity formed by splitting up or reconstruction of a business already in existence shall not be considered a ‘Startup’.

The incubators effectively provide physical infrastructure, general resources such as administrative support, and access to resources. One can choose an incubator based on a number of factors like incubators sector of support, objectives, philosophy and based on a match between expectations of the startups and the offers of the incubator. It is also observed that incubators that have been managed by professionals are found to be more effective in offering counseling, external private financing, and networking services to incubated tenant firms.

Our Awesome

Pricing Plan

We are concerned about the needs of all startup entrepreneurs and have tailormade support for ideators, early stage startups, growth stage startups and mature startups.

Pre-Incubation

Open to all

Free

  • Accesss to FiiRE mentors
  • IP advisory
  • Company incorporation advisory
  • Problem statement validation
  • Access to training and workshops

Incubation

Based on Selection

₹3000/mo

  • Specialised startup package
  • Access to all infrastructure
  • Prototyping support
  • Access to investors
  • Freebies and Tax benefits

Co-working

Popular

₹4000/mo

  • Modern dedicated workspace
  • High speed internet
  • Meeting rooms and auditorium
  • Power backup
  • Access to college talent
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