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NASSCOM 10,000 Startups program enters 2nd phase

Motivated by the success of the 10,000 start-ups program, premier trade body for IT-BPM industry the National Association of Software & Services Companies (NASSCOM) has announced the launch of the 2nd phase of the program to further boost the entrepreneurial landscape in India.

The 10,000 Start-ups program is inviting applications from technology startups across the country for Funding, Acceleration, Mentoring and Enterprise connects (F.A.M.E).

The second phase has devised new focus areas. While one stream would work on providing opportunities to convert ideas into prototypes and share preliminary industry feedback, the other would focus on functional areas like product development, go-to-market strategy, talent acquisition and industry connects.

Speaking on the occasion, Som Mittal, President, NASSCOM said, “We are very pleased with the response that the 10,000 Startup program has received so far and are significantly enhancing the scope of the program in its second league. Adding value at various stages for technology startups in addition to the erstwhile proposition of funding and acceleration would be the primary focus of the program going forward. We are positive that this initiative will enable thousands of entrepreneur’s setup and grow their businesses and in the process further propel India’s economy.”

Under the ambit of 10,000 Start-ups, the program is additionally launching a one of a kind Startup-in-residence mentoring program where NASSCOM is collaborating with successful and entrepreneurial Tech companies in Consumer Internet and Software product space. This collaboration will enable incubation of early stage startups in their premises and support them through vertical experts specifically in the areas of Product Management, Technology, Marketing, Business Development and Human Resource.