the hardest part of starting up is starting out

we exist to make nonprofit entrepreneurs like you succeed, wildly. at N/Core, we provide the support you need to change the world


connect with people like you. we are building a community of exceptional entrepreneurs who can feed off of each other’s talent, creativity, and support


learn by doing. we believe great social change is driven by combining empathy with iterative, customer-first, data driven, growth-focused mindset


build together with some of the best entrepreneurs. from product, operations, marketing to investor pitches, our collective of 100+ mentors & in-house experts will work with you


access funds early on that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. with support of our network, you will have opportunities to connect and build relationships with top investors

Ajay Kela

President & CEO, Wadhwani Foundation

Alok Goel

Partner, SAIF Partners

Amit Gupta

Co-founder, InMobi

Anantha Padmanabhan


Anshu Gupta

Founder & CEO, Goonj

Anurag Batra

Chairman & Editor in Chief, BW Businessworld

Arvind Jha

Multipreneur, Co-founder Pariksha Labs, Movico Tech

Eric Savage

Co-founder & CEO, Unitus Capital

Ester Martinez

CEO & Editor in Chief, People Matters

Gautam John

Director, Nilekani Philanthropies

Kedar Lele

Vice President, Unilever

Ketan Kapoor

Co-founder & CEO, Mettl

KR Lakshminarayana (LAN)

Chief Endowment Officer, Azim Premji Foundation

Lakshmi Pratury

Founder & CEO, INKTalks

Madan Padaki

Co-founder & CEO, RubanBridge

Manish Dugar

CFO, Practo

Manish Kumar

CEO, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)

Manish Vij

Founder & CEO, SVG Media

Manoj Kumar

Co-Founder, Foundation for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship & Social Alpha Evangelist

Mathew Cherian

CEO, HelpAge India

Matthew Spacie

Founder & CEO, MagicBus

Mekin Maheshwari

ex-Chief People Officer, Flipkart

Mohit Saxena

Co-founder & CTO, InMobi

Moutushi Sengupta

Director, Macarthur Foundation - India

Naveen Jha

CEO, Deshpande Foundation

P R Ganapathy

President, Villgro

Parminder Singh

ex-MD, Twitter - SE, India, MENA

Paul Basil

Founder & CEO, Villgro Innovations Foundation

Piyush Shah

Chief Product Officer, InMobi

Punit Soni

ex-Googler, ex-Flipkart

Rahul Saighal

ex-CMO, Samsung India

Ram Ramdas

MD & CEO Jana Urban Foundation

Safeena Husain

Founder & CEO, Educate Girls

Sameer Dua

Business Author

Sanjay Purohit

Founder, ScaleChange Network

Sanjay Swamy

Managing Partner & Co-founder, PRIME Venture Partners

Shikha Uberoi

Co-founder, & Founder, Impact Media 360 Inc

Shradha Sharma

Founder & CEO, YourStory

Umang Bedi

MD, Facebook - India & South Asia

Umesh Malhotra

Founder & CEO, Hippocampus

Ujwal Thacker

Advisor PWC, ex-CEO Pratham, GiveIndia

Varun Agarwal

Co-founder & CEO, Aspiring Minds

Venkat Krishnan

Chairman, GiveIndia

our focus

we work with nonprofits in any area of poverty, but here are a few of the themes we care about:




financial inclusion





gender equality

human rights

disaster management

nonprofit ecosystem

Pratyush Panda

Head-CSR, ACC Ltd.

Pankaj Ballabh

GM-CSR, Bajaj Auto

Anurag Pratap

CSR Leader, Capgemini

Meenu Bhambhani

VP & Head-CSR,Mphasis

Aloka Majumdar

Head-CSR, HSBC India

Jitendra Kalra

COO,Reliance Foundation

Anil Kumar

Exec Trustee & CEO, Axis Bank Foundation

Namika Vikas

Group President & MD, Yes Bank

Biren Bhuta

Chief-CSR, Tata Steel

in the news

applications closed

N/Core alpha is the first program of N/Core. we selected 20 exceptional early-stage non-profit start ups, from a pool of 583 applications for a 14 day intensive immersion with opportunities for incubation, seed grants, and fellowships, absolutely free.

our partners