Public Relations : IT & Telecom
Startup Village is a Kochi-based mobile-internet technology business incubator. Set up in 2012 as India's first telecom business incubator funded jointly by the public and private sectors, it is today one of the most happening startup destinations in the world. It is a standout among the scores of incubators in India and has become a model for other states to emulate. www.startupvillage.in
US-based Asha Jadeja Motwani is the celebrated Silicon Valley venture capitalist, serial angel investor, entrepreneur, philanthropist and founder of ‘MakerFest’ in India and Africa. She is wife to the late Stanford Professor Rajeev Motwani, an internationally acclaimed computer scientist, theoretician, angel investor and the architect of Google's algorithmic architecture that powers the world’s leading search engine today. He mentored Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the co-founders of Google Inc in 1998, at Stanford University. In 2019, Asha launched MITLI (Motwani Institute of Thought Leadership in Innovation), a one of a kind think tank that enables a curated annual exchange between top scholars at Stanford University in computer science, political science, material science, international security, and education, and their counterparts in South Asia. “My vision is to catalyze innovation and entrepreneurship in India at the grassroots level,” she says. Her California-based Motwani Jadeja Foundation is a non-profit, global fund, designed to transform entrepreneurial individuals into creative change makers. It supports and collaborates with leading institutions, companies and innovators from around the world. These include Stanford University, University of California Berkeley, MIT, Google, startups in Silicon Valley, Acumen Fund NY, TED, IIT Kanpur, TIE Global, and Jumpstart.
Information Technology is one of the priority areas for growth for the Government of Kerala. The state's IT department administers to some of the best IT spaces and incubators in India such as Technopark, Infopark and Cyberpark. The Kerala State Information Technology Infrastructure Limited (KSITIL) is the apex company pioneering the development of IT/ITES Special Economic Zones (SEZs), IT Townships and IT Parks in the state.
MobME is a vibrant Mobile Internet company with a track record of providing Value Added Services for mobile phone users and Carrier Grade Solutions for telecom operators since 2006. With a full-fledged R&D facility certified by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India, the company plays a leading role in providing M-Governance Solutions in India. www.mobme.in
KSUM is the nodal agency of the Kerala government for entrepreneurship development and incubation activities in the state. It forges and implements forward-looking policies for creating a vibrant start up ecosystem in the state primarily to foster the growth of innovation-led technology and entrepreneurship.
CIED Technologies is a startup company powered by the enthusiastic ideas of young college students, working on different sectors ranging from branding videos to software and electronics. CIED Technologies is also taking up projects based on mobile applications and robotics. www.ciedtechnologies.com
UL Cyberpark is a state-of-the-art information technology hub in Kozhikode, Kerala, promoted by the Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society (ULCCS), one of the foremost labour co-operative societies in the world. Established in 1925, ULCCS is today an ISO 9001:2008 certified organisation providing direct employment to more than 2,000 workers from rural areas and indirectly supporting nearly 5,000 families through various institutions under it. www.ulcyberpark.com