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Chentharadi – A short film by techies based on a true story wins several accolades

“Chentharadi” – An award winning short film made by a group of techies tells the story of an autistic man and the two worlds that he lives in. One is a world that is filled with his dreams, thoughts, feelings and emotions. The other is how everyone around him perceives him – where he is sick, troublesome and a burden. …

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Huddle Global: KSUM sets Nov. 25 as deadline for startups to register for expo

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has extended the deadline for the startups to register for participation in the expo planned as part of the ‘Huddle Global’ conference to November 25, in view of the huge response to the event. The third edition of the conference, scheduled to be held in virtual mode on December 8 and 9, will be focusing on …

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Huddle Global 2021 on December 8th and 9th 2021

TechnoparkToday (Nov, 2021) :  Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) will hold the third edition of the annual ‘Huddle Global’ conference in virtual mode on December 8 and 9, focusing on business, investment and partnership opportunities for startups in the post-pandemic world. The event will set the stage for a meeting of globally-known startup founders, mentors, investors, industry leaders and representatives of …

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KSUM announces soft loan for women startups

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has launched a soft loan scheme exclusively for women start-ups, offering upto Rs 15 lakh as working capital for implementing works and projects received from the government departments and public sector undertakings (PSUs) in the state.  The beneficiaries will be eligible for a loan amount of upto of 80 percent of the purchase order, which will …

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Season Two to Invest Significantly in Senior Living

Season Two Senior Living gears up to invest heavily in the Indian senior living space. Their acquisition, followed by the rebranding of Asha Care Homes, a reputed senior care property in Trivandrum, under the ‘Season Two’ name marked the first leg of their foray into this segment. The property boasts of a capacity to accommodate 35 senior citizens in providing …

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ShopDoc bags $1.36m funding from UAE investors

 KSUM-backed healthcare startup bags $1.36m funding from UAE investors  TechnoparkToday (Nov, 2021) : Healthcare startup ShopDoc, mentored by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), has secured $1.36 million seed funds from UAE-based investors at the four-day GITEX Future Stars 2021 expo that concluded in Dubai World Trade Centre last week. Asuper-specialty hospital app for patient referrals and smart doctor deployment services, Kochi-based ShopDoc …

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Kerala founded fintech startup raises $100m from global firms

 A fintech startup backed by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has raised $100 million investment from major global firms, including Internet giant Google, taking the total sum raised so far by the firm to $137 million. Open, a neo-banking platform for SMEs, netted this huge investment, amounting to more than Rs 753 crore, in a Series C financing to accelerate its future …

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Technopark based startup to democratize the AI & ML capabilities to small businesses with their new platform.

A technopark based startup company – IVA to democratize the power complex technologies like Artificial intelligence , machine learning & deep learning to common small to medium business users with their new platform named datacivet. their vision is to help the small businesses to rapidly make, operate and innovate to solve complex business problems and accelerate the discovery of new …

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Google selects KSUM’s Koco Games for 2021 Accelerator program

Google has selected Koco Games for its distinguished ‘Indie Games Accelerator 2021’, thus qualifying the company supported by Kerala Startup Mission to compete at the annual global program. Koco Games, which is a three-year-old Kochi-based independent game developer and publisher, is one of just two Indian startups selected for the accelerator program slated to be conducted across four months from …

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Kerala startups buck trend; two firms raise Rs 36 cr in August 2021

Unfazed by the pandemic situation sweeping across the globe, Kerala’s startup ecosystem has remained vibrant with two startups mentored by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) raising Rs 36 crore from top-notch funders in the month of August alone.  Startup Clootrack, a real-time customer experience analytics platform, raised Rs 30 crore ($4 million) through Series A funding, while agritech startup Farmers Fresh Zone raised Rs …

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Techie film maker Baburaj Asariya’s “Mr and Mrs “is getting Viral

Techie film maker Baburaj Asariya came with a family entertainer video” Mr and Mrs “Under his own production house Collective Frames. With a fresh concept filled with comic elements,his new web series turns out to be a success in making the audience laugh and cherish. The webseries released is already gathering positive reports. The plot revolves around a family and …

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Dental SaaS startup CareStack is expanding operations

TechnoparkToday.com>> Thiruvananthapuram and Florida based dental SaaS (Software as a Service) startup CareStack is expanding its operations in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Pune. The company plans to add 400 employees in engineering and professional services teams by year-end, out of which 200 will be freshers.  CareStack, which currently functions from Technopark Phase 3 in Thiruvananthapuram, is expanding to two more office …

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Matrimore: Technopark-based social start up launched

TechnoparkToday.com>> Kerala Startup Mission CEO Mr. Tapan Rayaguru officiated the launch of Matrimore, a Thiruvananthapuram – Technopark based startup company, today. The launch was held in the presence of YourStory Founder and CEO Ms. Shraddha Sharma.Matrimore aims to bring all service, product and tour packages related to wedding events under one roof, with more than 100 service providers already registered …

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FutureMug’s virtual drive makes recruitment a reality at the time of pandemic

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At a time when recruitment was hit hard by the pandemic, emergence of a new platform has rekindled hopes of hundreds of job aspirants in Kerala. In a first-of-its-kind initiative, a virtual campus drive, offered by talent acquisition startup FutureMug, drew a record participation of over 1500 students from 25 colleges across Kerala. FutureMug hosted the virtual drive where major …

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How Deloitte gamed their way to training excellence

Gamification Article Series – II Whether you are spearheading a well-established organization or a brand new startup, one thing you cannot afford to ignore is providing your workforce with the best possible training you can. After all, it’s the scaffold that will help your business grow and remain competitive. But, a steady rise in remote work and a decentralized workforce …

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Gamification – The new ‘Mantra’ for the Corporate World

Dr. Manu Melwin Joy A recent study conducted by the American Psychology Association reveals that at least 50% of those who were surveyed said that they did not feel their efforts were valued or rewarded and would therefore look for a new job this year.  The fact that the majority of these samples were employees from most sought-after companies, made …

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Techie Sreehari Narayanan releases his first cover song during Onam.

Sreehari Narayanan has been an active participant in the cultural circle of Technopark since 2005.Right from his younger days he has shown remarkable interest and passion for music .This love for music was the driving force behind his association with NATANA -the cultural club of Technopark. He played his part as one of the coordinators of various cultural events conducted …

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Adventures of an Indian Techie – a satire comedy by Nipun Varma

Adventures of an Indian Techie by Nipun Varma

Adventures of an Indian Techie”- a satire comedy capturing the everyday adventures of the techie community. All techies are not technologists- says Nipun Varma in his debut book “Adventures of an Indian Techie”. The author classifies techies into two categories; the real techies- who eat, sleep and breathe technology and the trickster techies who are just ‘talk’-nologists, the ones who …

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