Background Information


Private business incubator, funded by the founder's family

Corporate mission – to assist entrepreneurs plan, prototype, market, launch innovative products and services and therein build successful companies.



Key to Success


Advantageous location – a wealth of IT and biotechnology talents

Milestone-based e-mentoring – Indiaco established an Intranet for its tenants and developed a milestone-based e-mentoring tool that guides tenants companies through various stages of their start-up venture development process.

Provides tenant companies with access to venture funding

Indiaco invests in its tenants through buying 5% of their stock at par value

Indiaco established a club of business angels and venture capital firms from India and the United States and interfaces between its tenant companies and investors

Most promising technologies are patented in the United States.

Standardized communication interfaces – facilitates convenient internal and external communication.




Holistic Approach to Creating an Ecosystem Helping Tenants to Excel


Indiaco's approach works like 5 basic elements of nature:

Earth – functions as the root, ground, or source within each phenomenon, solidity

Water – entails flow, continuity, penetration

Fire – entails life, heat, activity, clarity of the mind

Air – depicting change, movement, maturity, life supporting

Space – intelligence, communication, formlessness, and creative potential



Selecting Tenants: Considerations for Entry


Is the technology compelling? Is there a large and growing market for the technology?

Is the founder / team committed and capable? Is the lead entrepreneur "coachable"?

Does the incubator have the capability to help the company? Does the management of the incubator like company leaders and will they add to the positive environment at the incubator?

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Services Provided To Tenant Companies


Milestone-based e-mentoring

Virtual programs available consisting of the full gamut of coaching and advisory services, including the use of all conference rooms, equipment, and temporary office space. 

Office space available at one of our Indiaco facilities 

Mentoring and advise from a team of experts in the Indiaco's Advisory Program. 

Unmatched referral network of high-level Silicon Valley resources to help you make the right connections to achieve your goals

Personnel services

In-house general counsel and law group 

In-house Marketing Communications services including the creation and maintenance of:

Company and product branding

Brand attributes, logo and corporate style guides

Marketing collateral design and copywriting websites

Public relations and media assistance

Advertising campaigns

Direct mail and email marketing campaigns.  

Use of any of conference rooms

Programs to ramp up your development or launch

Venture Showcase – helps you fine-tune your presentation before experts from the industry.

Referral Program – introductions to the right people & services. 

Free Legal Clinics – get the advice you need. Venture Fairs – meet with potential investors. 

Founders Forum – exchange ideas with local CEOs 

Student Interns




About Indiaco – a Business Incubator with a Difference

Indiaco was established in 2001 as a private equity investment firm that invests in hi-tech start-up’s in India that can access global markets.

Indiaco's investment strategy hinges on its ability to invest value added capital through providing early stage hi-tech start-up ventures with operational support and infrastructure, management support and coaching, and access to a network of service providers, vendors, customers and next stage investment capital resources.

Indiaco has build its core competencies in supporting web-based eServices, enterprise software and hardware products, as well as in bio-medical devices, drug development and delivery, bio-informatics as well as other technology based growth areas where intellectual property is a key measure of competitive advantages.

Indiaco is a symbiotic constellation of start-ups, R&D organizations, investors and service providers to the Hi-Tech sector.

Indiaco functions as a “venture creation engine” in addition to being a resource center and incubator for high-tech startups and early stage companies, Indiaco helps translate lab research into consumer products and provides an infrastructure and network to support entrepreneurs.

Indiaco marries entrepreneurs and technology to build companies and commercial products, and provides a mechanism for major corporations and government laboratories to spinout technology.

Indiaco operates a series of incubating clusters (Indiaco iCenters) that help entrepreneurs reduce their costs, exposing them to a network of industry and academic contacts, providing advisory support and a structured business growth roadmap.

Indiaco was closed after its founder had passed away.