We Empower Innovators and Entrepreneurs With a Well
Equipped Entrepreneurship Journey

Who We Are

Started as the Entrepreneur In Residences (EIR) Program in 2008, we re-launched the program as the brand Sandbox Startups in the year 2014. Sandbox Startups creates an ecosystem for entrepreneurs, supporting ideas and mentorship. The program also provides networking opportunities, access to funding, a co-working space & incubation support.

A living laboratory for startups

We nurture entrepreneurs to test and pilot their ideas, validate solutions and build successful ventures
Entrepreneurs work at a shoulder’s distance as they learn from each other
We offer creative peer-to-peer learning at the workplace, periodic mentoring and networking


Helped to refine 200+ ideas
Supported over 50+ startups
Added Rs. 50 crores revenue to the local economy, generating 500+ jobs

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships”

Mr Naveen Jha
Mr. Naveen  Jha


Mr. C.M. Patil

Chief Executive

Mr. Sunilkumar S. K

Technical Advisor

Mr. Amrut Patil


Ms. Meghana Morey
Ms. Meghana Morey

 Lead-Community Building

Mr. Siddu Parannavar

 Admin & Operations

Mr. Raju Mudhireddy

 Lead – Social Media

Mr. Sharanu Mugali

 IT – Manager

Mr. Manjunath Gogi

Business Associate

Mr. Nikhil Bellad

Accounts Officer

Mr. Sujay Bhat

Technical Executive