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La Eve

 Start-up support program for women entrepreneurs 



LaEve  is a joint initiative of Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals Ltd., a central public sector enterprise and IIMK LIVE – a Business incubator and Entrepreneurship development centre of Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode - the institute of national importance, to support women entrepreneurs in a comprehensive way.


  1. To identify women entrepreneurs and provide them comprehensive start-up support program

  2. To financially support women entrepreneurs by providing seed funding to the women founded start-ups involving women founders

  3. To provide incubation involving co-working facilities, mentoring, and professional services support and capacity building for survival, sustainability and growth.

Program Design:


  1. Early stage start-ups with at least one women as founder/co-founder  Start-up is a registered company (or to be registered in 3 months of selection) in India with founders as Indian citizen of OCI

  2. Start-up is ready with product prototype or MVP

  3. Start-ups working in the field of health care, education, energy and hydrocarbon, financial inclusion, sustainable development , livelihood impact , waste management etc

Key offerings:

  1. Upto Rs. 25 Lac seed support funding from MRPL through IIMK LIVE 

  2. Structured incubation with full services including task-based mentoring of IIMK LIVE

  3. Subsidised workshops and capability building entrepreneurship development program with the help of IIMK faculty and other experts from IIMK LIVE ecosystem.

  4. Connection with VC and angel investor network for future funding

Duration and Structure:

  • The program would for one year with two terms. Registration to second term would be subject t performance in term 1.

  • Monthly submission of performance reports and Quarterly review meeting   with expert panels

  • Disbursement of funds in tranches based on quarterly review meetings

  • Conclusion of the program with Demo day/ Investor meet platform

Registration closed

Startups supported under La eve initiative

Grow Your Own Food Pvt Ltd

Pelican Thermogenics Pvt Ltd

CoreValley's Herbal Technologies Pvt. Ltd

Connect2Sun Technologies Pvt Ltd

Toyforest Industries(OPC) Pvt Ltd

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