INCUBATION CENTRES

University provides office space & equipment, technology support and seed capital to nurture the upcoming entrepreneurial talents for viable projects

MENTORING

University has dedicated Business Development mentors to assist students who are coming with the business ideas and to provide entrepreneurship training.

ASSOCIATIONS

University has industry associates giving one on one networking and self-employment tips to establish as successful entrepreneurs.

About Startup School

The Startup School is a part of Lovely Professional University which has a mammoth ultra-modern high-tech campus sprawling over hightech gigantic campus on the National Highway No.1 at the entry of Jalandhar City.

It is the largest single campus university in India, with more than 25000 students, 3500 faculty and staff, offering more than 200+ programmes.

The Start-up School will house fully furnished office rooms, classrooms, a 500 seat auditorium and two seminar halls with a capacity of 100 each, conference rooms for board meeting and other meetings with 40 seat capacity, meeting rooms for brainstorming sessions, laboratories with state-of-the-art equipments, Student IdeaLab and project rooms. The Start-up School also provides residential facilities for employees and incubates - single and married. In addition, there is an 5 Star hotel within the campus host invited guest speakers.

Lovely Professional University, Punjab has already hosted Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive, Mega Startup Fest and two seasons of Google Startup weekends in the past. To add to this, guest lectures by eminent entrepreneurs such as Paresh Gupta, Dilnawaz Khan, Amit Munjal, Deepanshu Khandelwal and many other similar personalities has been hosted in the past.




Technology is always on the background, the ideas to use this technology and harness efficiency and productivity lies in the 21 schools of LPU. If you are a Wannabe Entrepreneurs who wants to work in their field of interest, the Ideation Workshop helps them create some revolutionary ideas in those fields.

Have an idea for a startup but not sure where to begin? Hear from startup experts about how to turn that idea into a viable business. Learn a step-by-step methodology that will help you get beyond the idea phase and on the path to a successful startup venture.

We Provides large platforms for the participants to compete against the best ideas and individuals to win awards and incubation services. In turn they receive some invaluable feedback in the process which helps them create a more viable Business Model.

As an Entrepreneur, you are often faced with many doubts and challenges. At times, you even find yourself lurching from problem to problem! Our Experienced Mentors provide advice and critical experience in areas such as sales, marketing, venture capital fundraising, board formation/management and human resources.

A business is not build in isolation. Customers, Vendors and Investors are the Value drivers for any business. As a student working on your dream, we expose you to the best of all the three worlds within the Startup School.

The Entrepreneur in Residence Program features a highly accomplished group of industry professionals with expertise spanning various industries and business stages. All budding Entrepreneurs take advantage of this valuable resource.

OUR MISSION & VISION

Mission, Vision & Focus

  • Mission

    Facilitate entrepreneurial pursuits of LPU students that focus on innovative applications for wealth generation, employment creation, social impact and global competition through creation of an ecosystem.

  • Vision

    To become one of the leading startup incubators in the country through maximization of the success rate of young ventures from LPU by empowering them with state‐of‐the art technology innovation capabilities as well as experiential business wisdom.

  • Focus Areas

    Having the benefit of Being in a Multi Disciplinary and Multi Cultural University We are open to ideas in any field from space technology to microfinance and from a For-profit Business to a not-for profit business. The idea should only be desirable, feasible and viable.

Approach

Driven by a holistic Approach, the Start-up School follows a 4 step approach to support the budding entrepreneurs of Lovely Professional University.

Learn

Programs to motivate students and participants and make them aware about the scope and opportunities in areas of their interest. Assists in idea generation.

Train

Programs which groom the participants and assists them in molding their idea into a commercially viable project and create a robust Business Plan.

Compete

Provides platform for the participants to compete against the best ideas and individuals to win awards and incubation services.

Incubate

Incubate fosters a proactive community of entrepreneurs on campus by providing co-working space, mentoring and networking opportunities to accelerate the growth of their high-potential startups.

Idea Hub!
Have any innovative Idea?

With a dream of a time when every youth of India will look up to the new generation of CEO’s and Entrepreneurs as their modern day rock stars, LPU Startup School is on a mission to provide a platform to these young brains.

Idea Hub is an initiative which connects LPU Startup School to the students who are trying to work on a Business Idea. This hub brings together these young brains and train them towards the next step of developing their idea.

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