In an online event, Chairperson Governing council and Management committee (GC & MC), SMVDU TBIC, Padamshree Prof. RK Sinha, Honourable Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, launched mission “100 StartUps JK”. The online launch was attended by various members of the GC and MC of SMVDU Technology Business Incubation Centre. Various external members and dignitaries, Deans, Directors, mentors, Faculty and Staff of SMVDU have also attended the event. Many Startups and potential entrepreneurs from the region also joined the launch of 100 Startups J&K.
In this initiative by SMVDU TBIC,JK StartUp Association is participating as ecosystem partner in the region and the endeavour is powered by mentors and supporters like Startup Buddy, Indian STEP & Business Incubator Association(ISBA), We Group, K&S Partners, Adsatra IP, Boudhik Ventures and Institution Innovation Council (IIC) SMVDU. Dr. Swarkar Sharma, CEO SMVDU TBIC informed that to achieve the goal, continuous screening and acceptance of ideas will be adapted. The shortlisted ideas will be facilitated by SMVDU TBIC and partner organizations in various domains. Further to achieve, Prototyping support, Financial assistance, Patent Filing assistance, Incubation support, Dedicated Technology and Business Mentorship sessions, Scheduled Leadership sessions via workshops, webinars and excellent opportunities to network with the best in the domain, will be provided in the best possible way. To avail various Facilities, one has to register on 24×7 online portal of SMVDY TBIC (www.smvdutbic.org). This program is expected to reap many additional benefits including huge learning potential for the participating individuals, actionable insights on start-up development, increased awareness towards entrepreneurship as well as a development of a self-sustaining entrepreneurial ecosystem in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir.
SMVDU TBIC has anchored many initiatives in the past with aim to develop and promote start-up ecosystem in the UT of J&K and has also helped many aspiring entrepreneurs. Various Innovation Challenges, workshops, webinars etc. are regularly being carried out for igniting the spark of entrepreneurship in youth of the region towards incorporation of Technology based startups.