“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” – Steve Jobs

Timeline

2016

RECOGNITION, 2016

In 2016, IMV was adjudged one of “India’s most promising entrepreneurial talents” by Economic Times ‘Power of Ideas’ and IIM Ahmedabad.

PRODUCT LAUNCH, 2015

In 2015, IMV formally came into existence with launch of Intelligence driven products for Rural Business Incubators.

THE PROUD MOMENT, 2015

In 2015, the best practices were picked up in design of Rs. 4.85 bn ($75 mn) Government of India’s central scheme called Startup Village Entrepreneurship Program (SVEP). Objective of scheme is to promote 1.8 lakh entrepreneurs in 24 states.

ENABLE PROJECT, 2014

Till 2014, Pranay and co-founder Anurag Dusanapudi, along with field team of thirty professionals, conducted diverse R&D pilots towards micro enterprise promotion and supported over 5000 micro enterprises in 350+ villages.

ACTION RESEARCH, 2011

In 2011, Pranay founded ‘ENABLE’ and started working full-time in villages of Andhra Pradesh. A cadre of village youth was mobilized and trained in business management to act as top-tier MBAs to rural businesses.

SEEDING, 2007

In 2007, Pranay Bhargava led a R&D pilot to experiment with ‘equity-like’ financing to semi-urban microenterprises in unorganized sector