SIVI is a virtual incubator for aspiring entrepreneurs.
We are democratizing entrepreneurship.

Raise startup money from friends and family by crowdfunding your minimum viable product (MVP).

Get Funding

Learn fundamentals of entrepreneurship, track your progress
and showcase your achievements.

Get Educated

Be energized by inspiring and informative stories from successful
startup founders.

Get Inspired


SIVI was created by startup founders for startup founders.


ASHOK KAMAL Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Ashok’s career as a social entrepreneur spans the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, including running a youth development organization in New York City and co-founding Bennu, which is a leading green social media marketing company. He is a mentor with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), vegetarian foodie and fantasy baseball aficionado.

Business Development

NICHOLAS SEET Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer

Nicholas has been a serial entrepreneur since his first startup concept was funded and he left his software development position at Deloitte Consulting. Since then he served at different times as Founder, CTO, and CEO of Auditude, which was acquired by Adobe Systems in 2011. He enjoys public speaking, creative writing and being with his wife, Vivien.

Platform Architecture
Agile Development
Rapid Prototyping

Premium Sponsors


  • Rice Alliance

    Rice Alliance for Technology & Entrepreneurship

  • SURGE Accelerator

    SURGE Accelerator

  • i2E


  • VentureSpur

    VentureSpur Accelerator

  • CCEW Oklahoma University

    CCEW Oklahoma University

  • Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC)

    Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC)