Deshpande Startups
Associate - Incubation


Job Position: Associate - Incubation
Organization: Deshpande Startups
Department: Incubation
Experience: 1-2 years

Education: Post Graduate
Job Location: Hubballi
Tentative Date of Joining: Immediate

Skills and Requirements

  • 1 to 2 years experience in account management, relationship management, operations and/or marketing.
  • Passionate individuals with a learning attitude who aspire to be entrepreneurial and create a nurturing environment for entrepreneurs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well with an eye for details.
  • Ability to quickly understand and articulate FSSI core values, value proposition, and key messages.
  • Confidence to think outside the box and suggest growth ideas both big and small to improve how we do things.
  • Equal enthusiasm for both day-to-day executional tasks and bigger picture projects.
  • Team player with strong execution capabilities and leadership potential.
  • Entail skills of Market research/Data driven/Analytical/Benchmarking/Decision support.
  • Experience in specific sectors like Agriculture/Medtech/Edtech, rural value chain will be an added advantage.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Manage the day-to-day interaction with the Incubatees.
  • Provide support to entrepreneurs across ideation, acceleration, investment and scale-up stage.
  • Ensure management of milestones and progress of entrepreneurs and startup companies.
  • Connect startups with resources and opportunities that can enable the growth.
  • Facilitate and organize regular mentor meetings, check-ins and reviews to deliver the program inputs.
  • Enable strategic guidance to entrepreneurs in areas such as business modeling sales, marketing, financing, fundraising, overall strategy and operations.
  • Guide and support startups for fundraising activity.

Who can apply?

Post graduate with 1 to 2 years key account management and relationship management experience with a business understanding and keenness to learn. Having experience of working with entrepreneurs, startups and incubator or incubation consultancy will be added advantage.



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We are located at

  Deshpande Startups,
Next to Airport, Opp to Gokul Village, Gokul Road, Hubballi, Karnataka.