IIT Kanpur ICICI join to fuel startup innovation in India

IIT Kanpur, ICICI join to fuel startup Innovation in India

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ICICI Bank to provide startups with a comprehensive support system.

This collaboration aims to enable collaborative initiatives between IIT Kanpur and ICICI Bank. The aim is to empower startups and innovators at the Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) IIT Kanpur with essential tools and knowledge.

“It proves to be a significant step in advancing India’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, emphasizing the role of partnerships in driving economic growth and fostering innovation. IIT Kanpur and ICICI Bank are committed to offering comprehensive support to early-stage ventures, highlighting their dedication to nurturing India’s vibrant startup community,” the official release stated.

The partnership will focus on supporting incubatees by improving their understanding of foreign trade policies. It conducts workshops and seminars to help students successfully engage in international markets. Both institutes will also collaborate to organise events for startups, fostering a broader innovation and entrepreneurial environment that goes beyond financial services.

ICICI Bank also helps in handling the complexities of pre and post-transaction compliance, ensuring that innovators, incubatees, and students at IITK have a smooth experience while engaging with Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) support. This includes facilitating the verification and submission of regulatory documents through digital means, further simplifying the process, and enhancing accessibility to crucial financial resources for emerging entrepreneurs within the IIT Kanpur ecosystem.

Courtesy : The Indian Express

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