Trivandrum: The Kerala Government would come out with a framework for funding of startups as part of the Startup Policy which will be announced within a few months along with the new IT Policy. All these initiatives would give a big boost to the startup ecosystem in the State.
Trivandrum: Startups should develop apps for society’s benefit and this would help them flourish. Well, that would be the mantra for success for Start-ups in Kerala, according to M Sivasankar IAS, IT Secretary, Government of Kerala. He gave this advice to start-ups while addressing the ‘Seeding Kerala’ event organised by the Kerala Startup Mission, with support from Lets Venture and Konglo Ventures.
Kochi: Zybo Tracking Solutions, a start-up incubated at the business incubation centre of Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) at Kochi, has received a Foreign Equity Investment from Netherlands-based company called Grasshoppers. The funding will help the company to develop and market the application ‘Trackbizz’, which has been developed and is now targeting Indian SME market.
Kochi: FullContact, a US based provider of contact management platform for professionals and enterprises, today announced the acquisition of Profoundis, a Kochi based provider of technology enabled human verified data research platform. This is the first-of-its-kind acquisition in Kerala’s startup community.
Bangalore: LearnOn Technology Solutions, a Kochi-based an ed-tech startup that operates a cloud-based learning platform for K-12 schools and a subsidiary of JMR Infotech, has been awarded as the winner for Best Innovation in Education Technology for Schools at the 7th World Education Summit 2016, held in New Delhi.