Welcome to Ashoka Innovazi (A-Hub)

Ashoka Innovazi is the Technology Business Incubator of the Ashoka Institutions that fosters start-up companies from student innovations. It is registered as Section-8 Company (non-profit) under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. It provides world-class infrastructure in the form of co-working space and makers’ lab first-of-its-kind in India along with incubation and acceleration programs for mentoring, networking and investment facilitation.

Industrial collaborations enable internship opportunities to students along with exposure to niche technologies. Some of the networking partners include Telangana State Innovation Cell, Nexus Startup Hub of American Center, Idea Labs Future Venture Technologies, Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust, Turtle Holdings Ltd. China, etc.

In its first cohort A-Hub incubated two start-ups Robogyaan that got funded by North America Telugu Society (NATS) and Kaanthi which went on to receive Commonwealth Award for Youth Excellence and funded by IEEE Special Interest Group for Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) respectively.

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Dr. R. Hafeez Basha
Ph. D (Japan), Post-Doc (Singapore)


Dr. Hafeez Basha is Advisor at Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Mentor at Atal Innovation Mission, NITI-Aayog. He was earlier Social Entrepreneurship Consultant at Bala Vikasa International Center (subsidiary of SOPAR-Canada) and was instrumental in partnering it with Prime Minister’s India-Israel Innovation bridge program of NITI-Aayog.

He also delivered Social Entrepreneurship Workshops for Women at Government Colleges of Tier-2 & Tier-3 cities of Telangana on behalf of US Consulate Hyderabad. He visited 13+ countries and delivered 55+ guest lectures at Institutions both India and abroad including BITS Pilani and NITs

Prior to this he was Chief Technology Officer at BRCORP – Singapore where he spearheaded the company’s technical projects on energy. He was also awarded with “Young Entrepreneur Award” by National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED-India).

Industry Advisory Council

Dr. Sanjeev Chaturvedi
Director, NI-MSME
Govt. of India

Dr. Mihir K. Parial
Director, MSDE
Govt. of India

Dr. Sriram Birudavolu
(Former SVP, T-Hub)

Prof. Ramesh Loganathan

Prof. A. S. Rao
Director Retd., DSIR
Govt. of India

Prof. K. Laxminarayana
Project Director Retd.,

Dr. Fady Fadel
Dean, The American
School of Business Paris

Dr. P. Radhakrishna
Chief General Manger
NABARD Telangana

Mr. Prabir Mishra
MD, SAATRA Capital
(EAC, KIITS University)

Mr. Amit Kapoor
Associate Director
Cigniti Technologies Ltd.