Google has partnered with the Karnataka government to support local startups and promote innovation | So Good News
In association with Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society (KITS), Google said it will work with women-led founders and startups in tier 2 and tier 3 cities.
Google on Friday announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Karnataka government to support its vision to promote innovation and encourage the growth of startups in the state.
In association with Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society (KITS), Google said it will work with women-led founders and startups in tier-2 and tier-3 cities to provide basic training, access to partners, hands-on experience on Google tools and technologies. , along with education and mentoring sessions in areas such as Cloud, User Experience, Android, Web, Product Strategy, Leadership and Marketing.
Google also offers IT support, project management, data analytics, and more. said it will extend scholarships for Google Career Certificates for youth and job seekers in high-demand digital skills such as; and supporting local schools to promote online safety and the basics of digital citizenship to children through the Be Internet Cool program.
According to the MoU, Google will collaborate with the Government of Karnataka to:
In June this year, Google also launched the Google for Startups Accelerator – India Women Founders, designed to help women founders tackle challenges specific to their experience, including fundraising, hiring and many more. This was followed by the launch of Startup School India in July 2022, which aims to nurture 10,000 startups in tier 2 and 3 cities.
“The nine-week program, delivered virtually, covers fintech, D2C, B2B and B2C e-commerce, language, social media and networking, job hunting and more. includes a fireside conversation between Google leaders and cutting-edge partners from the inclusive startup ecosystem,” Google said. added.