Manifesto

India has been on the verge of greatness for too long. It's time to change that. It’s time to make the world sit up and take notice. To create disruptive solutions that transform lives. To lead in enterprise and innovation. To see "Made in India" mean best in the world.

 

Why we’re doing this

India is a billion possibilities. We have the potential to create innovations that truly disrupt the way we lead our lives; breakthroughs that transform our world. With a billion people, we believe we can achieve more. Through Rise Prize, we are hoping to inspire and enable Indians to innovate more, disrupt more, create more, and push boundaries that will make the world sit up and take notice.

 

3 things to know

We seek to inspire and enable world-class innovation and entrepreneurship in India

We want to build a culture of innovation. This will happen when innovators and entrepreneurs across the spectrum, from grassroots to high-tech, come together. From innovation challenges that push the boundaries of scientific discovery, to business opportunities that defy entrepreneurial achievement; from inspiration that drives you to take action to research reports that convince you to accept no limits, Rise Prize is here to inspire and enable the Rise of a world-class India.

We follow a collaborative approach to innovation

We achieve scale by connecting people, partners, and resources. From development agencies and investors, incubators and accelerators, to research centers and individuals who have the passion and drive to see India innovate, we are here to make the connections that inspire and enable the rise of disruptive innovations in India. Collaboration is our path to scale.                                                                                                                                                                                                

We believe in encouraging disruption

From innovations that help create autonomous vehicles capable of driving on Indian roads to DIY solar power kits, we believe in encouraging BIG ideas.