Vision Mission

IndiaFirst: Vision Mission

The IndiaFirst Startup Initiative of AICRA aims to create a conducive environment for startups to thrive, innovate, and make meaningful contributions to India's economic and social development, ultimately driving the nation towards a brighter and more prosperous future.


To foster a vibrant and inclusive startup ecosystem in India that drives innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic growth, positioning the country as a global leader in technology and innovation.


  1. Empower Entrepreneurs: Provide aspiring entrepreneurs with access to resources, mentorship, and support to transform innovative ideas into successful and scalable businesses.

  2. Foster Innovation: Cultivate a culture of innovation by encouraging experimentation, creativity, and problem-solving, leading to the development of cutting-edge solutions that address societal challenges and drive progress.

  3. Facilitate Collaboration Forge partnerships and collaborations between startups, industry stakeholders, academia, and government agencies to create synergies, share knowledge, and leverage collective expertise and resources.

  4. Drive Economic Development Stimulate job creation, wealth generation, and economic development by nurturing a thriving ecosystem of startups that contribute to the growth and competitiveness of key industries and sectors.

  5. Promote Inclusivity: Ensure inclusivity and diversity within the startup ecosystem by providing equal opportunities and support to entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds, regions, and sectors.

  6. Support Sustainable Growth: Promote environmentally sustainable practices and responsible business models among startups, driving sustainable growth and contributing to India's sustainable development goals.

  7. Foster Global Competitiveness: Position Indian startups as globally competitive players by facilitating access to international markets, partnerships, and opportunities, fostering innovation-driven entrepreneurship on a global scale.