Priyanka Chopra

Chief Operating Officer at Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship, IIM Ahmedabad

Priyanka Agarwal Chopra is Chief Operating Officer at Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship, IIM Ahmedabad

Priyanka Agarwal Chopra is Chief Operating Officer at Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship, IIM Ahmedabad (CIIE). CIIE is India's premier seed-investor and entrepreneurship centre housed at IIM Ahmedabad. Their mission is to identify and plug gaps in the Indian innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. She is also a Venture Partner at Bharat Innovation Fund that is a pre-Series A and Series A fund set up to catalyse IP-driven disruptivetechnology ventures in large emerging sectors such as healthcare, agriculture, renewables andadvanced technology solutions. She did her MBA in Strategy and Finance from University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School with Honors, top 15%.

Posts by Priyanka Chopra

Staying ahead of the technical assistance curve: Six lessons from FinTech start-ups in India

About a year back in August 2018, MSC collaborated with the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad’s Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship to start the journey of Financial Inclusion Lab. The Lab currently receives support from the J.P. Morgan, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and the Omidyar Network. The Lab supports start-ups that develop innovative, technology-enabled solutions in the areas of financial technology, livelihoods, and skilling for the benefit of low- and middle-income (LMI) communities. MSC provided technical assistance (TA) to these start-ups. This blog focuses on the lessons learned from this TA program where we highlight six key insights that could be helpful both to investors, consultants, and other organizations which plan TA programs for similar start-ups.

Boot camp experiences for start-ups: Cheaper by the dozen

Bootcamps designed by the JPMC FI Lab allow start-ups to introspect and reflect on their “growth and accelerate” needs. This blog brings out the lessons and experiences from these bootcamps.