Mr. Keval Kelawala

Program Manager


Mr. Keval has completed Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (IC Engine & Automobiles) from Gujarat Technological University. Currently He is serving as StartUp Mentor and Program Manager at IGNITE - Incubator and Co-working Space, Silver Oak University. He is founder of a recognized and funded Start-Up named SUDAKSH Technologies which deals with advanced Artificial Intelligence based Control Systems for DRONES, which is also admired by Government of Gujarat and many renowned institutions like IIT Roorkee, IIT Gandhinagar, MakerFest, M S University, etc. Along with working in robotics, he has diversified experience and is involved in many B2C businesses. His expertise in Business planning and StartUp mentoring is commendable in the StartUp Eco System.

Mr. Nipen Shukla

Incubation Head


Mr. Nipen A Shukla is heading Ignite Incubation Center. He is a qualified Engineer and has earned his Masters in Business Administration from Gujarat University. He is one of the think tanks in the development of the Ignite Incubation Center. He has played strategic roles in policy-making decisions in the development and successful functioning of the Incubation center. With his wide network of entrepreneurs and technocrats, he has facilitated many start-ups' grow. Many boot camps, screening of start ups and ideation camps have been organized under his leadership. He is playing decisive roles in Incubation Management, Co-working space management, and future growth of Ignite.

Mr. Mrunal Kakkad

Incubation Manager


Mr. Mrunal Kakkad has completed Bachelor of Engineering from Gujarat Technological University. He has been a certified Entrepreneurship Development Programme candidate from Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Govt of Gujarat also he has served as a coordinator in the Entrepreneurial Programs by Entrepreneurial Training Institutes. He has also completed "StartUp India Learning Program" by upGrad India in collaboration with StartUp India. Having quintessential knowledge about Legal structures, Business & Marketing Plans, he has been a consulting & mentoring startups as Incubation Manager at IGNITE-Incubation Centre, Silver Oak University. With great zeal towards boosting StartUp ecosystem, he has great enthusiasm to foster startups at institutional as well as industrial level


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