XLRI ties up with SCU

Monday, March 14, 2011

JAMSHEDPUR: The premier B school of the country, XLRI, Jamshedpur and Santa Clara University (SCU), California, USA, have signed an MoU to promote and foster social entrepreneurship in India.

The two institutes have decided to collaborate whereXLRI will be the Indian partner to manage and support Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI), the signature programme of Centre for Science, Technology, and Society of Santa Clara University.

The GSBI is a globally-known incubation programme, which was started by the Santa Clara University in the year 2003. Every year, GSBI screens and selects about 15-20 social ventures from across the globe, and incubates them by providing technical inputs, mentoring support and some grant to make them investor-ready.

Source: The Times of India (link opens in a new window)