Innovivi, a Centre of Excellence, established in Hyderabad with an objective to provide a platform to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in a collaborative and enabling environment for a positive impact on the Indian Economy. The innovation hub was inaugurated in the presence of Katherine Hadda, US Consulate General of Hyderabad, Shri K Viplav Kumar, Chairman,Telangana Urban Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation (TUFIDC), Hyderabad, Shri Navin Mittal, Hon’ble Commissioner of Collegiate Education & Technical Education, Government of Telangana, India and Anjani Kumar, IPS, Commissioner of Hyderabad, Shri K. Padmanabhaiah, Chairman, ASCII and Mr. P.M. Sai Prasad, Co-Founder, Starfish Venture Partners and Advisor, Innovivi.
Innovivi Centre of Excellence, founded by Sree Divya and Hilary Weber, will endeavour to up-skill youth, men and women and provide them an opportunity for sustainable career transformation by filling the gaps in the education system. The centre will offer, the first of its kind ‘Sky Program – a unique international innovation internship program for a month in association with SkyDeck, UC Berkeley. Apart from this Mr. David Riemer (an advisor at Berkeley Skydeck Accelerator, 500 Start-ups and BRIAA) will be conducting masterclasses at Innovivi Centre of Excellence . David teaches innovation and design-thinking at Berkeley-Haas Business School, where he is Executive-in-Residence
Innovivi will also conduct the first ever Block-chain course in India with faculty from University of California, Berkeley in collaboration with Indian experts for a 4-month program. With an authorization of social impact partnership agreement with Cloud Foundry Foundation being Cloud Foundry’s first educational and social impact service and channel provider training provider, Innovivi has paved the platform for first ever certified Cloud Foundry Developer course in India.
Speaking on the launch, Sree Divya, Founder Innovivi Centre of Excellence said “Innovivi Centre of Excellence is proud to bring Silicon Valley trainers and professors from UC Berkeley to train & up-skill the youth, men and women in India. We strive to build a World Class Force of Innovative, Technologically Skilled workforce with an Entrepreneurial spirit”.
“We are enthusiastic about the launch and hope to find the best possible ways to connect India to the Silicon Valley ecosystem and vice-versa.” Added Hilary Weber, Co- Founder of Innovivi, Venture Advisor, Team Development Practice Area Leader and former Board Member for SkyDeck.
Adding an opportunity to collaborate with other entrepreneurs, Innovivi has also launched a co-working space with a state-of-the-art facility while extending support for various training programs in collaboration with the global partners.