Incubate at Jaaga Startup

Jaaga Startup’s Sustain initiative strengthens entrepreneurs using technology to address environmental challenges. The program offers:

  • Free coworking space for 3 months and then reviewed as per progress
  • Access to mentors with expertise in sustainability, design, technology and finance
  • Access to partners who can help you reach your impact goals through fundraising and scaling


We are open to early stage initiatives seeking to use technology to create demonstrable environmental impact. We will guide entrepreneurs through the stages of:

  1. Primary research
  2. Prototyping
  3. Piloting


Apply using this application form or by clicking on the button above. Your application will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Innovation
  • Potential for impact at scale
  • Viability
  • Relevance to local needs

Applications with documented primary research will be preferred.

Additional Benefits

Over and beyond the benefits mentioned above,

  • You will become part of our highly knowledgeable coworking community.
  • You will have access to established vendors for accounting, banking, legal, design and technology needs.
  • Your will have free access to our hardware kitchen with 3D printers, electronic kits and other prototyping tools.
  • You will be able to implement prototype solutions at our city location or on an organic farm with our sister organisation, Jaaga Study.


  • You will need to commit full-time (40hrs/week) to your initiative.
  • You will need to be based in Bangalore and work out of our coworking space.
  • You will need to share your research findings and results from prototyping and piloting under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.
  • You will need to agree milestones and deliverables with the Jaaga Sustain team. Meeting these milestones will form the basis for continued (free) membership.
  • You will need to document your progress regularly via blog posts or other media, as agreed with the Jaaga Sustain team.

The Sustain initiative builds on learnings from our design research project, Project Sphere.