Women Leaders: Innovating, Inspiring and Building Nations

empoWer is India’s exclusive accelerator program for women entrepreneurs to support them in scaling their tech startups. In the first cohort,15 women entrepreneurs were selected from an application pool of 191, for a 6-week program comprising of mentoring, workshops, case studies of successful women led startups, industry connect, peer network, investor connect and over INR […]

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Zone Startups India opens market accelerator programme

Zone Startups India has launched an accelerator for international start-ups, ‘Gateway91’ to host and support global, growth-stage startups looking to build in their India market. Earlier this month, Zone Startups hosted a bunch of Canadian FinTech startups as a part of this endeavour, and showcased them to industry partners at another new initiative – Fintegrate […]

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Zone Startups India Plans the 2nd Cohort of empoWer – India’s Dedicated Accelerator Program for Women Tech Entrepreneurs

Mumbai-based technology startup accelerator Zone Startups India has launched the second cohort of its empoWer programme aimed at women entrepreneurs in technology businesses, it said in a statement. Launched in April last year, empoWer is backed by the Department of Science and Technology; GIZ, a German firm that supports initiatives for sustainable development; Vodafone India; […]

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Heckyl wins Government of Ontario’s Next Big Idea 2016 contest

Heckyl Technologies, a leading fintech company, is crowned as one the winners of the fourth edition of the Next Big Idea 2016 contest, which was organized by the Government of Ontario, Canada, and Zone Startups India. Heckyl along with five other Indian tech startups won a two-week market incubation programme at Ryerson University. “Congratulations to the winners of […]

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The Government of Ontario and Zone Startups India Awards Six Indian Startups

Six Indian tech start-ups have been crowned winners of the 4thedition of the Next Big Idea Contest by the Government of Ontario, Canada and Zone Startups India. This year’s industry partners included TCS, HDFC Bank and Google. The selected start-ups win a two-week market incubation at Ryerson University’s DMZ – North America’s top ranked business incubator. […]

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Press Coverage : Zone Startups India to launch slew of products in 2017

Startup accelerator Zone Startups India will launch two new accelerator programmes in digital inclusion, smart cities and Internet of Things space (IoT), early next year. “We are going to launch two accelerator programmes in digital inclusion and smart cities and internet of things areas starting early next year,” Ajay Ramasubramaniam, director of Zone Startups India […]

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Zone Startups launches Gateway91 to help international innovators thrive in Indian market

Zone Startups has launched Gateway 91, a soft landing program to work with international startups and growth stage companies looking to access the Indian market. Canadian minister of innovation, science and economic development Navdeep Bains announced the creation of the new soft landing program for international companies looking to expand in India. He said, “All […]

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Rise Accelerator Cohort Launch

India’s first fintech-focused accelerator programme, Rise Accelerator has announced its first cohort, including 10 fintech startups. During the 18-week programme, the cohort will get to engage closely with internal stakeholders at Barclays, and do a focused POC. The selected startups will also get access to Barclay’s technology as well as mentors, and adviser support. Additionally, […]

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Barclays Hackathon

Barclays Bank, Ace Hackers & Zone Startups India came together to conduct the largest FinTech themed hackathon in India on 24th & 25th of September. The Rise Hackathon, dubbed ‘Rise: Episode II, The Bank Awakens, had three tracks on consumer banking, corporate banking, and payments tracks to surface innovation across a broad area of fintech […]

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ZSI Press Coverage : CNBC India Business Hour Show

First time VC funds finding it difficult to raise money First-time fund managers are struggling to attract money from startup backers, also called limited partners. The correction in the startup arena does not bode well for debut venture funds. First-time fund managers are struggling to attract money from startup backers, also called limited partners, report […]

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