The application for Elevate2018-Idea2poc Grant Fund for Startups is closed on 15th of July (05:00PM) as published.
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FlippAR – one of the startups selected and funded in the Idea2PoC scheme, helps tourists unlock stories from monuments, statues and also help tourists lock back their stories to the monuments. Using the FlippAR app, visitors to Bangalore’s popular tourist spots such as Lal Bagh, Cubbon Park and MG Road can unlock stories from buildings, monuments and statues. One can also use FlippAR to tag one’s memories to real-world objects, whether it’s a t-shirt or a bottle of beer. Their product has got a good response from tourists visiting the places where they have put in their placards / billboards. Idea2PoC selection gave FlippAR the visibility in market and it is one of the debut Investments of West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle as a strategic investor, mentor and the brand ambassador. The Startup also contributes to fostering Tourism in the State.
DrLive Software Pvt Ltd, a startup funded under Idea2PoC. It provides a software platform to implement on-demand tele-health and telemedicine programs on mobile devices with a concept of ‘not to wait for a doctor for consultation’. These programs have proven their value in a variety of healthcare specialties and settings for patient follow ups, 2nd opinions and primary healthcare. With the Grant in aid received under the Idea2PoC scheme, they have carried out the initial implementation of the telemedicine programs at two Primary Health Centres in Diggaun and Wadi villages in Chittapur Taluk, Kalaburgi district and emerging strong in the field of telemedicines in India. This in turn helps spread startup culture spread & generate employment across areas including Telemedicine.
AAO Hostels is built upon a simple idea of backpacking and provides a sociable accommodation where travelers rent bunkers or beds in dormitories for a lesser price. Hostels ensure that travelers are able to find themselves at home no matter where they go and belong to a diverse community of like-minded people. AAO Hostels started with just one hostel in Koramangala 2 years ago. Being selected in the Idea2PoC and given Grant in aid, enabled them to grow their business and expand from one to hostel to now a chain of hostels. AAO is now identified as a brand for back-packers. The Startup is also catering to boosting Tourism in the State by way of providing easy and economical stays to tourists.
Scapic lets people create, share and explore immersive experiences. Scapic brings in the easiest way for people to create & share immersive XR experiences. They have built a SaaS based cloud platform for building Virtual/Augmented/ Mixed Reality content easily. Scapic has become one of the youngest Startup to raise $500,000 in its seed round of funding from Axilor, Speciale Invest, and Newfort Capital.
JK Nanosolutions is a Nanotechnology based Startup providing low cost, rapid, single step waste water treatment using cutting edge nanotechnology. They have established Asia’s First Nanocluster based Bus Wash Water Treatment Plant in Bus Depot 19 of BMTC at Electronic City, Bengaluru. They are successfully treating 30 lakh liters of Bus Wash Water per month in five BMTC Depots in Bengaluru complying Karnataka State Pollution Control Board norms. For their innovative work which contributes towards the development of society, they were awarded as one of the three winners of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2018 in January 2018 held at IIM Calcutta
Nirnal Water Filter has developed a Portable Water Filter Device, which fits into any PET bottle generally available in market: – A flexible portable water filter device is provided that includes an approach for filtering unfiltered ground/ tap water within the bottle. This device has a porous housing containing activated carbon, other filter materials in it, which device can be attached and removed from a water bottle as a unit. The device is expected to purify water up to 100 liters, after which the filter water will stop coming through the spout. Nirnal Water has been receiving many awards for their work with the latest one being the ‘Presidential Citation Award’ from FKCCI.
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“The Japan IT week delegation from the Government of Karnataka through KITS was conducted very smoothly and it was indeed a great platform to take our venture to next levels. We were able to meet buyers interested in our products and sign a few MoUs.
I Whole heartedly thank the Department of IT and the entire team for providing us with this great opportunity to reach new markets and would love to participate in similar events in future.”
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“Karnataka state has the best ESDM policies among all states in India. There are various schemes such as K-ESDM and DIC which help new startups to speed up their go-to-market time and also support financially to compete globally. The KARSEMVEN fund also helps new startups to raise investment as for any new startup, particularly in the ESDM field, funding is critical for success due to high development and marketing costs involved”
“We are highly obliged to the Government of Karnataka for giving us this platform to present ourselves to a Global Audience and make the country proud by displaying the innovations. CeBIT provided us with an immense opportunity to network with business leaders in various domains ranging from Enterprise Security to IoT and other relevant technologies. Hearty thanks to KITS & GoK”
Attended CeBIT 2016
“The exposure we got as to what global standards are was enlightening. Cultural exchange has allowed each one of us to grow personally. We are grateful to KITS, GoK for giving this wonderful opportunity”
Attended CeBIT 2016