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Kochi’s Startup Village eyes 10,000 startups in five years

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After the successful first phase of operations, Startup Village in Kochi is aiming to align itself with the Centre’s ‘Startup India’ programme in the second round during which it will scale up activity pan-India. The ‘Startup India’ programme, to be launched on January 16th, is Prime Minis...


Madhya Pradesh to set up Startup Village-like incubator in the state

The Madhya Pradesh government has initiated discussions with Kochi-based incubator Startup Village seeking its support and expertise in setting up a similar incubation facility in the state. A high-level delegation led by M Selvendran IAS, managing director of Madhya Pradesh State Electronics Develo...

15 December, 2014 | More »

Pranav Kumar Suresh

Startup Village’s first change of guard, Pranav Kumar to be the new CEO

Sijo Kuruvilla George, CEO of Startup Village, a leading Indian mobile internet business incubator has decided to move to its board of directors as of July this year. Pranav Kumar Suresh, the current chief operating officer (COO) will take over as the new CEO. “I am extremely glad to have had an o...

3 June, 2014 | More »


Excl: Kochi-based wearable devices maker RHLvision close to raising $1M in Series A

Kochi-based RHLvision Interactive LLP, a Startup Village incubatee that has developed a Bluetooth-enabled gesture-based wearable device called Fin, is in advanced talks to raise over $1 million in Series A  round of funding from a group of investors, including a Kerala-based angel investor, accord...

14 March, 2014 | More »


Wearable device maker RHLvision close to wrapping up $150K in crowdfunding

Kochi-based RHLvision Interactive LLP, a Startup Village incubatee that has developed a gesture-based wearable device called Fin, is close to reaching its stretched goal of $150,000 through crowd-funding platform Indiegogo. Till the time of publishing this article, the firm has received more than $1...

21 February, 2014 | More »


Samsung research director and SixthSense inventor Pranav Mistry joins Startup Village advisory board

Pranav Mistry, the brain behind the SixthSense technology and the Samsung Gear Smartwatch, has joined the advisory board of the Kochi-based mobile-internet business incubator Startup Village. The 32-year-old head of the Think Tank Team and director (research) at Samsung Research America will advise ...

31 January, 2014 | More »


Kochi-based Startup Village gets $24M funding boost

The Ministry of Science and Technology (DST) and the Kerala government have allocated Rs 75 crore each for Kochi-based technology business incubator Startup Village to enhance its infrastructure, its chairman Sanjay Vijayakumar told Techcircle.in. A part of the Rs 150-crore financial assistance will...

24 September, 2013 | More »


Startup Village Fund to invest $20K-$250K in startups, to focus on internet and telecom space

Startup Village Fund I, an early-stage venture capital fund launched by Kochi-based incubator Startup Village, will invest $20,000-$250,000 in startups across the country, a top executive told Techcircle.in. The $10 million VC fund, which recently got SEBI approval, will mostly focus on companies op...

7 May, 2013 | More »


Kochi startup RHLvision develops gesture-based technology device for surgeons

Kochi-based RHLvision Interactive LLP, a Startup Village incubatee which develops gesture-based technologies for individuals and enterprises, has rolled out a device to help surgeons use the computer without touching it while carrying out surgeries, its founder told Techcircle.in. According to the c...

3 May, 2013 | More »


Verbicio launches social job portal BagYourJob.com; what’s in it for you?

Verbicio Tech LLP , an incubatee of Kochi-based Startup Village, has rolled out a social job portal called BagYourJob.com. Unlike traditional job listing sites, this one enables recruiters to post job openings which appear as feeds on a jobseeker’s wall – just like one sees them on Facebook. Mor...

16 April, 2013 | More »

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