Our Global Initiatives

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Deshpande

Foundation India
Hubballi, Karnataka, India

Entrepreneurship

for All
Lowell, MA, USA

MIT Deshpande

Center
Cambridge, MA, USA

Gopalakrishnan Deshpande
Center
IIT Madras, India

Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s
Innovation Center
Queens University, Canada

Pond Deshpande
Center
University of New Brunswick, Canada

Our Impact

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Ventures Launched by DDQIC

Impact in Action

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Deshpande Foundation India’s Micro-entrepreneurship

program Covid-19 efforts delivers 15,000 face masks to Zilla Parishad offices

EforAll quickly addresses alumni and startup needs

during Covid-19 crisis with online resources, webinars and online shopping directory of startups

DDQIC partners with Kingston mayor

to encourage teams to tackle Covid-19 with the Spread Innovation Challenge

Deshpande Skilling's

experiential training programs have impacted over 10,000 youth and placed over 85% in organized sector jobs

I-NCUBATE program launches 75 teams

Over 400 entrepreneurs have been trained in 8 cohorts since the I-NCUBATE program was launched in India

Pond Deshpande Center’s NouLAB’s

unique approach has brought together over 50 diverse organizations in 16 social innovation labs to address complex societal issues
The difference between a vibrant community and an impoverished community is how many people are excited about solving problems. By encouraging problem solvers, you create an entrepreneurial ecosystem.

News & Updates

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Deshpande Foundation Harnesses Resources to Support Covid-19 Crisis Efforts

The Deshpande Foundation and its partner organizations have joined others in going virtual in response to the Covid-19 pandemic sweeping …

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EforAll addresses needs of alumni and startups during Covid-19 crisis

While moving its programming and accelerators...
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EforAll’s Work Seeding Start-ups Profiled in New York Times

“EforAll fosters local entrepreneurship by supporting...
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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Inaugurates Deshpande Skilling Center During Development Dialogue

On February 2, 2020, the Vice...
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