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About Aceede

The Asian Centre for Economic & Entrepreneurship Development & Education, is an integral part of the India SME Forum’s objective to enable entrepreneurship for a wide spread economic impact. This institute reaches out to young students, innovators, entrepreneurs and CXOs in high growth Small and Medium Enterprises to promote an entrepreneurial culture, offering a unique opportunity for them to understand and inculcate practical experiences and best practices for planning, setting up and growing their businesses to the next level.

The Asian Centre for Economic & Entrepreneurship Development & Education (ACEEDE), focuses on entrepreneurial economics, in its vision of equitable and sustainable development.

The objectives of ACEEDE are :

  • To inculcate a culture of innovation, critical thinking, entrepreneurship through continuous acquisition of skills and knowledge
  • To encourage continuous improvement and a quality culture in existing entrepreneurs and startups
  • To enable and encourage young minds and students towards job creation and bring about a change towards an entrepreneurial culture in society

ACEEDE’s thought leadership combined with a deep understanding of business offers the right platform to encourage intellectual curiosity and open young minds to the adventure of ideas. The strength of India SME Forum are its members, with a network of 97000+ SMEs as members and 200+ mentors that offers unmatched access to information, best practices, case studies, mentors and learning opportunities.

About India SME Forum

The India SME Forum is India's only non-profit, non-political and non - governmental, initiative for Small and Medium Entrepreneurs.

Starting out with 400 members in 2011, today ISF, has over 97,000+ MSMEs registered as members, 270+ sectoral, regional Associations as supporters & various International Organizations as partners.

Having conducted over 900+ seminars, workshops and entrepreneur camps to foster an entrepreneurial culture, ISF, has till date enabled over 18,000 SME's to upscale their business. India SME Forum supports knowledge sharing, ecosystem development, facilitation and recognition of entrepreneurs, as the main pillars of ensuring successful enterprise development towards “Building a New India”

ISF Interventions for SMEs :

  • The Centre for Intellectual Property, Research & Facilitation centre (CIPRPF) provides a platform to Entrepreneurs for registering their Intellectual property in the form of trademarks, copyrights, geographical indications & patents and facilitates reimbursements as per the guidelines of the Government of India.
  • The Centre For Entrepreneurship, Technology, Incubation & Business Acceleration, (CETIBA) presently has bases in Mumbai, Vadodara & Jammu and supports Start-Ups in Selection Of Ventures, Mentoring, Seed Funding, Infrastructure Support, Review Of Ventures & Resource Development Programs.
  • The Centre for Excellence in Manufacturing( CEM-MSME) , a partnership with National Institute for Industrial Engineering, Powai, Mumbai, is an institution of excellence that offers support on Product and Process Design and Lean Manufacturing initiatives that mainly focuses on strategies for reducing waste, increasing productivity & inculcating global best practices and management systems effective in increasing productivity and efficiency.
  • Mentor 4 Entrepreneur program which selects and supports entrepreneurs in scaling up and attaining sustainability of their enterprises.
  • International Trade Desk which facilities knowledge interchange programs involving International organiastions that enables Indian entrepreneurs to get an overview about global markets and how one can expand their business networks and opportunities.
  • Women Entrepreneurs Forum conducts various ground outreach campaigns< Exhibitions and International delegations that focus on women entrepreneurs by sharing knowledge and best practices in doing business.
  • The 10,000 SMEs program is a platform to identify, evaluate and select SMEs from all over India to create a pool of 10,000 Fast Moving fundamentally strong and sustainable SMEs that score highly on sustainable growth parameters. ISF has so far been able to identify 6600+ companies which have the potential to be India’s next generation multinationals.
  • India SME Forum organizes the India SME 100 Awards, conducted every year in association with the Ministry Of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) where awards are given to TOP 100 SMEs, selected from over 30,000+ Enterprises that have set a benchmark in unleashing breakthrough ideas, innovations, and growth in their field of business

India's largest not for profit organisation for Small & Medium Enterprises

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