MAGIC Incubated Startups had review meeting on 9th February 2019 at CMIA to understand Incubatees progress, challenges and support needed for smooth functioning of their operations. Mentors, Mr. Prasad Kokil, Director, MAGIC, Mr. Ritesh Deshmukh, VP, Mahyco, and Mr. Mukund Bhogale, Director, AITG Pvt. Ltd. were present and gave their inputs to the Incubatees.
Marathwada Accelerator for Growth and Incubation Council (MAGIC) Section 8 company initiated by Chamber of Marathwada Industry and Agriculture to promote Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Marathwada region hosted a two days Design Thinking Workshop on 6th & 7th October for the students, faculties and early stage startups, 26 participants attended and graduated Design Thinking Workshop level I.
This 2-days program took participants through the process of breaking down a complex problem and turning an idea into an actionable solution and finally making a business model for it using the principles of Complex Problem Solving, Human Centered Design, Analogous Thinking for Creativity and Empathy Building for Customers.
Mr. Rohaan Goswami, COO & Director Product Design at Ycenter India, facilitated the Design Thinking Workshop through various case studies and hands on activities. Ycenter is a global experiential education enterprise with offices in USA, Kenya and India. Ycenter help build sustainable communities and businesses around the world through Entrepreneurship, Design Thinking and Social Innovation programs. Ycenter is currently working with MAGIC to build a grassroot entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Marathwada region.