Arindam's professional activities are varied. He is
a social entrepreneurs and the founder of the
private business incubator
Startup Facilitator at Calcutta, India. Arindam
is also on the
advisory board of Acara, a University of
Minessotta, USA initiative that develops practical
business solutions that address global societal and
A first generation
entrepreneur, Arindam started his entrepreneurial
initiatives in 1972 with $20. During this journey
there were times when he thought that the business
would fold up. Arindam thinks an entrepreneur must
dream and believe in himself. Never say, Die!!
Arindam Dutta is
passionately involved in
Incubation for the past 12 years first as
Advisor to Science & Technology Park at Indian
Institute of Technology, Kharagpur where he guided
the institution for 5 years. From 2003 he is Advisor
& CEO of two Incubation facilities in Kolkata, West
Bengal India. In these 12 years he has mentored
nearly 20 successful
start ups in various fields whose combined
turnover is $ 700,000.00. Many of these are non-IT
Arindam is now again
backing his business. His interest areas are alive
through his mentoring initiatives as a consultant.
In 201I one of his teams won the EMTEC social
entrepreneur of the year challenge and the other won
the Texas A&M-Lockheed Martin Challenge.
Arindam has written a
book on his entrepreneurship journey.
Read Arindam's article
Common Goal − Brotherhood"