BVIC entered into a partnership with Villgro Foundation, a reputed non-profit in social entrepreneurship sector, for joint co-operation and engagement in sector relevant development programs in Hyderabad. The Unconvention series programs are being organized by Villgro for metro cities of the country every year. BVIC was associated as an incubation partner for Unconvention-Hyderabad 2017 event, held on February 24, 2017 at National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) campus, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad. Mr. Rahul Bhardwaj from BVIC was part of the jury for final pitch session of the event. Mr. Shoury Reddy, ED, Bala Vikasa appreciated the winners and shared further information on the incubation support that was being offered by BVIC for the event winners and potential incubates.
BVIC also partnered with Villgro in ‘Speaker Series: Fundraising Opportunities for Social Enterprises’. The event was conducted on March 23, 2017 at National Institute of Rural Management (NIRD) campus, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad. The session was attended by social entrepreneurs, business enthusiasts, researchers and other incubators. Mr. Shoury Reddy spoke about BVIC’s incubation program, current incubates profile, program features, and the upcoming campus at Ghatkesar, Hyderabad. The social entrepreneurs participated in the event presented their ideas and pitched for incubation, funding, mentoring and related support. The event was concluded with a networking session.