“Startup Kozhikode” kicks off

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017,19:21 IST By anju A A A

Kozhikode| “Startup Kozhikode”, an event aimed to boost entrepreneurial culture among youngsters in North Kerala region got under way here today.

The event, organised by Kerala State Industrial evelopment Corporation (KSIDC) was inaugurated by its Managing Director, Dr M Beena.

Organised with the support of Imark Global, a knowledge partner of KSIDC, it is aimed at attracting young breed of entrepreneurs to business incubation centres for setting up new initiatives, a press release said.

KSIDC has established three full fledged business incubators at Geo Infopark, Kakkanad, Kochi, Startup Zone at INKEL Tower in Angamaly and Business Incubation Centre at UL Cyber Park, Kozhikode, with various facilities, the release said.

To cater to the funding requirements, the corporation has also launched a seed funding scheme with an objective of building a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation start-ups in the region which would drive sustainable economic growth and generate employment opportunities, the release added.