+91 9845693593
venu@fiire.org.in
Don Bosco, Fatorda, Margao, Goa
We provide

The Support to Grow your Startup

Helping early stage startups become investable

A place where ideas come alive

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.

FiiRE supports early stage technology ventures which work towards innovation, development or improvement of products or processes or services with a scalable business model 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 structured incubation process that helps startups build prototypes, connect to strategic mentors, early adopters and investors.

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Incubation

Infrastructure : Modern work spaces, meeting rooms, conference room, auditorium, cafeteria and more. ; Business support: accelerating the learning curve ; Networks: facilitating access to external resources, knowledge and expertise.

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Prototyping

Handholding and counselling during ideation stage, support in establishing proof of concept with mentoring and prototyping support. We have established testing labs and design center with CNC machining, 3D printer, PCB, softwares, etc.

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Seed funding

Assistance and guidance to avail seed funding through various schemes of Government of India. Access to angel investors and venture capitalists every quarter. Advice and support towards seed fund due-diligence.

Our Products and Services For Startups

FiiRE supports technology ventures on their journey through the startup phase from ideation to fund raising. FiiRE seeks to support entrepreneurs working on innovations that could become commercially viable products and services. FiiRE offers support to startups broadly in two categories.

Incubation support is offered to startups who are dedicated to utilise the services of the incubator including the infrastructure, training and hand-holding support and the networking opportunities. FiiRE also explores co-incubation opportunities for its incubated started with domain focused incubators and accelerators. Access to incubation manager or incubator staff is available at all times. FiiRE takes an equity of 2 percent for the dedicated services offered under the fast track mode.

Virtual support is offered to startups who do not need the services of the incubator on a full time basis and who wish to reach out to the incubator for support as and when required. Access to resources  for virtual startups will be based on availability.

FiiRE also provides co-working space to companies who add value to the startup ecosystem within the campus. The offerings include modern dedicated workspace, high speed internet, meeting rooms and auditorium, pantry and cafeteria, power backup, access to college talent,access to playgrounds and more.

Our Awesome

Pricing Plan

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

Incubation

Based on Selection

₹3000/mo

  • Structured program with mentors
  • Access to all infrastructure
  • Incorporation and IP advisory
  • Prototyping support
  • Access to seed fund / investors
  • Freebies and discount benefits

Virtual

Open to all

₹5000/yr

  • Access to mentors on request
  • Limited access to infrastructure
  • Incorporation and IP advisory
  • Paid prototyping support
  • Access to seed fund / investors
  • Limited access to training and workshops

Co-Working

Popular

₹4000/mo

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

FiiRE is powered by industry veterans who have mentored over hundred startups and assisted in setting up of over two thousand micro-enterprises in Goa over the last two decades.

D S PRASHANT

CEO

Venugopal TR

Incubation Manager

Inseyah Ali

Business Development Manager

Tushar Sawant

Enterprise Development Manager

Ashlesha de Noronha

Community Manager

Pramila Antao

Accounts Officer

Namdev Naik

Programme Manager

Henari Colaco

IT Technician
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Latest Blogs

Our blogs and articles reflect the needs and concerns of our startups and the ecosystem.

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7 Essential Steps From A Lone Entrepreneur to a Successful Entrepreneur We must have heard this many times. It is lonely at the top. It isn't easy to succeed as an entrepreneur. An entrepreneur will have to establish strong business relationships with coworkers, investors, clients, and a myriad of other people. You should observe, listen, network and participate in the business world around you. As you realize, entrepreneurship is not about you alone. It is about making people contribute to your success. That is when you can scale Here are seven essential steps for a lone entrepreneur to run a successful business. Create a network and build it. These are folks at all levels who have been there and done that, which means they know something you don't. You don't need a thousand friends to make a difference, but a few genuine ones can go a long way. So network with people and build a robust support ecosystem. That ecosystem will help you scale fast. Give a lot and then take some. Give and take should be a two-sided one and not just about you. When you actively help people with what you know, they will be far more willing to assist you when you need it. In both physical and figurative terms, the more you give, the more you receive. Make improvements to your elevator pitch. You will be meeting so many people in your life. You have to, in the shortest possible time, convey the essence of your company. Prepare, Rehearse and be Swift in delivering the perfect pitch within a few seconds. You will never know when you will meet your prospects. So always be ready. Don't forget to attend any business social gatherings. Even with the current craze for social media, phone texting, and email, facetime remains crucial. According to studies, body language accounts for 50-90 percent of communication. That is usually the most critical aspect of the connection. Take a mentor. Build a two-way relationship with numerous persons who can assist you, and then ask one or more of them to serve as your mentor. Most entrepreneurs enjoy helping others and will be delighted to assist you. Existing relations should be nurtured. These are people who know and believe in you but who may not be able to assist you in your new activities immediately. But keep in mind that each of these people has a need and has a network. You can leverage that accordingly, and those people networks can become an extension of yours. Maintain existing connections. We've all met someone who claims to be a "close friend" yet never takes the initiative. They never call, never write, and always wait for you to initiate contact. There is no connection, only a former acquaintance if you do not follow up regularly with someone. Conclusion To conclude, it is essential that you network-wide and keep talking to people. It is also vital that you connect with many people, ideate with them, take their inputs, and help them. You will build a good network and a set of people who can help you scale faster.

7 Essential Steps From A Lone Entrepreneur to a Successful Entrepreneur

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