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CASE STUDY ON :STARTUP VILLAGE,
It is a not-for profit incubator based in Kochi,
Started on April 2012.
India’s 1st incubator funded Jointly by Public and
Promotors are Department of Science and
Technology, Government of India, Technopark,
Trivandrum & MobME Wireless.
Kris Gopalakrishnan, Co-founder of Infosys and an IT
entrepreneur from Kerala.
To launch 1000 technology startups over the next 10
Start the search for next billion-dollar Indian
Till October 2013, Startup village has incubated 450
It provides workspace, high-speed internet
connection, legal and Intellectual Property services
and access to High-profile Investors.
Companies can apply for Startup Village Angel Fund
which is approved by SEBI.
Every month, it holds a community gathering where
would be entrepreneurs and investors, innovators and
Open house session held by every Saturday.
In India only 20% are readily employable.
Startup village has rolled out an initiative called DEV-
They aim to create 1000 professional app developers by
the end of 2013 and this is open to college students.
In JAN-2013 startup village and Kerala government
launched and initiative called SVSquare.
Every year, the startup village panel would select
promising young entrepreneurs form India and send
them all expense paid trip to U.S.
To expose Indian youth to the legendary startup
environment in Silicon Valley.
Give chance to interact with some of famous tech
gurus and entrepreneurs in the world.
INDIA ranks 74th in 79 global entreprenurship.
To grow economically-create job and entreprenurial
Startup village is the 1st to attempt in creating the
direction and its vision to encourage students to move