MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

  1. Primary Membership
  2. Associate Membership
  3. Sponsor Membership
  4. Honorary Membership

1.Primary Membership

Criteria for Primary Membership:-

  • DEDICATED space should be available with infrastructure, work spaces and other facilities for startup / incubatee companies – space should be atleast 5000 sq.ft.
  • Supported by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Department of Bio Technology (DBT), MeiTy, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and other Central & State Government Departments / Ministries (sanction letter has to be provided at time of application).
    • If not supported by above, then  nomination letter from any two existing Primary Members of ISBA is required as per enclosed Format.
  • The Incubation period (the time duration a startup / incubatee resides in Incubator) should be atleast 1 year.

PRIMARY MEMBERSHIP IS APPROVED BY GOVERNING BODY OF ISBA BASED ON ABOVE CRITERIA.

Annual Membership subscription:-
The annual membership fee is INR 25,000/- (GST @ 18% will be applicable)

Benefits of Primary Membership

1. Become part of ISBA Communication network:

  • Member mailing list
  • Whatsapp Group
  • ISBA Members Google Groups

All communications from Secretariat are published through these channels. Members can also use the Whatsapp and Google Group for placing their information / news bits etc.

NEW & COMING – ISBA will be starting an information platform this year which would serve to collate relevant and appropriate news and information for Incubators. Member contributions, achievements etc., would also be accommodated.

2. Brief profiles of member organisations will be exclusively published in the website of ISBA (the feature is being introduced this year)

3. Invitation along with special discounts to participate in the Annual Flagship Event – ISBA Annual Conference held every year that brings together National & International experts, stakeholders and Incubation managers on one networking platform. Its currently the only event EXCLUSIVE for Incubators in the country.

4. Access to all ISBA conducts events, workshops, and webinars – members can give suggestions on topics etc., jointly host such programmes, eligible for discounts in case of paid events

5. ISBA conducts the Startup Enablers Training Series of programmes for Incubation Managers. These programmes are for Junior, Mid-level and Senior Incubation Managers. Invitations and discounts are offered to members.

6. Involvement and participation with ISBA in activities related to advocacy and development of technology entrepreneurship in respective States and country where necessary

7. Assistance to sort out issues related to Incubation processes through a member connect programme

8. Members can contact Secretariat for help related to issues pertaining to grants, utilization certificates, PFMS modules, GST concessions etc.

9. Startup Companies from member organisatons will be eligible to apply for the Annual ISBA Awards, which over the years has established itself as a value add for companies.

10. ISBA is a member of Asian Association of Business Incubators (AABI) and also sponsors the Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (APJIE) published by AABI. Primary members are eligible for:(a)Nomination of TWO Incubators every year for AABI Best Incubator Award (b)Nomination of TWO startup companies for AABI Torch Entrepreneurship Award.

11. Heads / Authorised representatives from Primary Member Organisations are eligible for contesting elections to the posts of Office Bearers (President & Vice President) and can also become Governing Body Members of ISBA. Tenure of each governing body is for 3 years.

APPLY NOW PRIMARY MEMBER APP FORM 2018-19

2.Associate Members

Criteria for Associate Members:-
Any organization that would qualify as a stake holder in the techno-entrepreneurship eco-system is welcome to become an Associate Member. Financial Institutions, Service providers (legal / financial etc.), Academic Institutions / Universities, R&D Labs / Centres, Industry Associations, Business Accelerators, Autonomous Government organisations, Registered Angel Networks, VC firms etc. can apply under this category

Annual Subscription:-
The annual membership fee is INR 25,000/- (GST @ 18%will be applicable)

Benefits of Associate Membership

1.Become a part ISBA Communication network:

  1. Member mailing list
  2. Whatsapp Group
  3. ISBA Members Google Groups
  1. All communications from Secretariat are published through these channels.
    1. Brief profiles of member organisations will be exclusively published in the website of ISBA (the feature is being introduced this year)
    2. Invitation along with discounts to participate in the Annual Flagship Event – ISBA Annual Conference held every year that brings together National & International experts, stakeholders and Incubation managers on one networking platform. Its currently the only event EXCLUSIVE for Incubators in the country.
    3. Access to all ISBA conducts events, workshops, and webinars – members can give suggestions on topics etc., jointly host such programmes, eligible for discounts in case of paid events
    4. ISBA conducts the Startup Enablers Training Series of programmes for Incubation Managers. These certificate programmes are for Junior, Mid-level and Senior Incubation Managers. Invitations and discounts are offered to members.
    5. Specific interests of Associate Members to scale up and become Incubators, or for any activity of reasonable importance would be encouraged and supported by ISBA where possible
    6. Involvement and participation with ISBA in activities related to advocacy and development of technology entrepreneurship in respective States and country where necessary

APPLY NOWASSOCIATE MEMBER APP FORM 2018-19

Sponsor Members

This membership is for Industries and the Organizations who provide substantial financial support to ISBA for period of 2 year and more.

Honorary Members

Individuals who have made significant contribution to Technology Entrepreneur Development, Incubation and Innovation would be invited by ISBA to be HONORARY MEMBERS.