POWER UP WITH: STARTUP KARNATAKA BOOSTER KIT

Get access to tools & services through credits from our industry partners

A power packed collection of software tools and services available at a special price tailor made to cater to the needs of young startups. The Startup Karnataka Booster Kit is available to all startups registered with the Karnataka Startup Cell. Startups may apply for incentives or package to the Startup Cell to avail the offers under the Startup Karnataka Booster Kit.

Boosterkit Signup will be active once your startup is Cerified.

CLOUD SERVICES

Keonics


Offers

Keonics has mainframe computer infrastructure comprising of a current generation IBM Mainframe zBC12 and enterprise class storage DS8870. Includes mainframe facility through the virtual machines free of cost for conducting Proof-of-Concept testing not exceeding a period of 90 days to eligible startups.

Microsoft BizSpark


Offers

Receive up to $750 per month of free Azure cloud services for 3 years; that’s $150 per month each for up to 5 developers. (Startups must review the same on a regular basis as they may be subject to change, updated or discontinued as this is a global program).

Amazon Web Services


Offers

Benefit from the cloud credits of upto $3000 provided the startup has not got the credits as a part of any other partner accelerator.

IBM Entrepreneurship Program


Offers

Avail of full suite of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a service (PaaS) offerings. Includes SoftLayer&Bluemix: Cloudant on Bluemix, Performance Management on Bluemix. Get $10,000 USD or $1,000 USD maximum per month of free platform usage credits based on eligibility.

Digital Ocean


Offers

Avail use of its hardware servers, access to Developer tutorials and 24/7 tech support. Includes a $100 one-time credit for all eligible companies. Offer validity is one year.


PILOT WITH GOVERNMENT

Coming Soon


VIRTUAL TELEPHONY & INTERNET SERVICES

Airtel


Offers

Internet Leased Line – 10-25% discount depending on plan MPLS VPN – 35-55% discount depending on plan Point to Point Leased Line – 30% discount depending on plan Broadband/Fibre to the home – One Month rebate for advance annual payment on all published plans.

Vodafone


Offers

1mbps – OTC 10,000 ARC 60,000 2mbps – OTC 10,000 ARC 1,10,000 4mbps – OTC 10,000 ARC 1,90,000 6mbps – OTC 10,000 ARC 2,50,000 8mbps – OTC 10,000 ARC 3,00,000 10mbps – OTC 10,000 ARC 2,50,000 8mbps – OTC 10,000 ARC 3,40,000.

BSNL


Offers

Internet Leased Line – 10-25% discount depending on plan MPLS VPN-35-55% discount depending on plan Point to Point Leased Line – 30% discount depending on plan Broadband/Fibre to the home – One Month rebate for advance annual payment on all published plans.

mGage India Pvt Ltd


Offers

This offer includes 500 SMS/emails free of cost to complete the POC and provide all the initial support required to setup the integration.

Exotel


Offers

Includes Rs 4500 Credits with 6 months Validity.

Knowlarity


Offers

This offer includes 500 SMS/emails free of cost to complete the POC and provide all the initial support required to setup the integration.

Ozonetel


Offers

Includes free DID number (that comes with free 1000 minute usage per month on outgoing calls) for 6 months with maximum of 3 extension numbers.


DEBUGGING / TESTING AND OTHER SOFTWARE TOOLS

AeroSpike


Offers

NoSQL Database for Scalable, High throughput, low latency mixed read, write workloads. Avail its enterprise license for 90 days that includes Admin and Developer training for 2 people and 8 hours of remote consulting and support for cluster sizing and benchmark tool support for implementation. No data limits during the period. All this at$ 4995.

Headspin


Offers

Debug, run, test performance and optimize your app on any real, global, mobile carrier network through this cloud platform. Get access to the testing platform, (worth $ 10,000 orRs.6.7 Lakhs) free for 6 months.

CanvasFlip Solutions


Offers

CanvasFlip enables App developers to find and fix usability issues by capturing actionable feedback from users at early product designs. Get up to 6 months of premium subscription and 20% added discount on renewal plans.

FlexingIT

Offers

FlexingIT allows on-demand access to top talent through its curated platform as consultants, advisors & subject matter experts. Includes 3 free project postings under the MyFlex™ Prepaid pricing plan and visibility to your projects and requirements on the Flexing It™ platform and with its users.


PAYMENT GATEWAYS AND FINANCE

ProfitBooks


Offers

An online accounting software designed for non-accountants. Startups can create beautiful invoices, track daily expenses, manage inventory and prepare tax returns. ‘Professional’ plan worth Rs. 6,000 free for a year.

Instamojo


Offers

Offer includes 50 transactions over a period of 2 months.

Citrus Pay


Offers

This offer includes a 0 AMC and 0% TDR (per transaction) for upto Rs 15 Lakhs of transactions or 1 year whichever is earlier.

RazorPay

Offers

Instant activation in 2 working days (provided compliance to the KYC); 75,000 free credits (0% TDR till the total incoming transactions upto that amount).


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Channelizing Innovation for Social Impact


Offers

Fund Size: Rs. 15 Crores Sector: All sectors 5 grand challenges are announced every year, to seek innovative, technology-based solutions. Initial grant, follow on funding and implementation of the pilot will be ensured for selected solutions. The winners will automatically qualify for incubation space in GoK supported incubators.

AVGC Venture Fund


Offers

Fund Size:Rs. 20Crores Sector:Animation,Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics A Government sponsored venture fund to provide capital to MSMEs in the sunrise sector of AVGC.

Karnataka Fund of Funds

Offers

Fund Size:Rs. 200Crores Sector: All sectors. Funds will be allocated for investing in venture funds that invest in technology-basedstartups in various sectors.

Idea2PoC For Startups in Tourism


Offers

Fund Size: Rs.2.5Crores Sector:Tourism Startups and innovators seeking assistance can apply in response to call for proposals. The scheme will encourage innovators to commercialize research, help in validating proof of concepts and to assist them to cover costs like certification etc.

Idea2PoC For Agri-Startups


Offers

Fund Size: Rs.2.5 Crores Sector:Agriculture Startups and innovators seeking assistance can apply in response to call for proposals. The scheme will encourage innovators to commercialize research, help in validating proof of concepts and to assist them to cover costs like certification etc.

Idea2PoC Funding


Offers

Fund Size:Rs.10 Crores Sector:All technology Sectors Startups and innovators seeking assistance can apply in response to call for proposals.The scheme will encourage innovators to commercialize research, help in validating proof of concepts and to assist them to cover costs like certification etc.

Karsemven Fund


Offers

Fund Size: Rs.100 Crores Sectors:Semiconductor, Electronics System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM), Embedded Systems and such other allied sectors Entrepreneurs/companies seeking Venture Capital assistance can forward their Executive Summary covering Company Background, Market Opportunities, Products/Technology etc.) to info@kitven.com.

Kitven-3 (BioVenture Fund)

Offers

Fund Size:Rs.50 Crores Sectors:Biotechnology, Life Sciences and other allied fields Entrepreneurs/companies seeking Venture Capital assistance can forward their Executive Summary (not exceeding 4-5 pages that cover market opportunities, Products/technology, Target Market, Operating Plan, Funding etc.) to info@kitven.com.


INCUBATION FACILITIES

IBAB

Offers

Facilities:Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Laboratory equipped with Instruments including Electrophoresis Units for DNA and Proteins, Gel Doc, HPLC, FPLC etc.

Keonics


Offers

Preferential allotment of space at the incubation centers managed by Keonics at the following places:

GoK Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre


Offers

Facilities:Lab Spaces with DG and UPS backup, Plant and Animal Tissue Culture Facility, Microscopy Facility, Molecular Biology Lab, Proteomics and Small Molecule Analysis Lab, Flow Cytometry Facility, Confocal Facility, Lab Support Area, Microbiology Labs, Fermentation Facility, Histology Lab.

GoK Mobile 10x –IAMAI


Offers

Facilities:Capacity to house and support 70 Plus Mobile Developers, Support System Divided into Zones, Testing Zone, Monetization Zone, Design Zone, Play Zone. Also has a Video Conference Room and Common Meeting Room.

GoK Nasscom Startup Warehouse


Offers

Facilities:IOT labs, Device Lab, Event Space, HackathonAccelerator space, 18 conference rooms and pantry.

GIFTS Incubator-91 Spring Board

Offers

Facilities:Device Lab, Event Space, Hackathon- accelerator Space, Conference Rooms, Pantry, Co-work with bigger startups / companies and benefit from the community.


MARKETING INCENTIVES

Exposure Visits and Workshops


Offers

Avail Sponsorship support for participation as part of GoK Startup Delegation to Global Events.

Marketing Incentives

Offers

Get reimbursement of 30% of the actual marketing costs including travel incurred in international marketing, through trade show participation on submission of proper documents. This incentive will be subject to a maximum of Rs 5 Lakhs per year, per company.


TAX INCENTIVES

For Startups


Offers

VAT/CST paid in Karnataka, up to a maximum of Rs. 50 Lakhs turnover by incubated startup companies within a period of first three years of being incubated will be reimbursed Service Tax paid by startups incubated in GoK supported incubators and CIFs whose annual turnover does not exceed Rs. 50 Lakhs for the first three years will be reimbursed.

For Incubators

Offers

VAT & CST on goods supplied to the incubator will be reimbursed Service Tax reimbursement on services provided by the incubator till the incubator becomes DST certified.


PATENT INCENTIVES

Domestic Filing


Offers

The cost of filing of patent application will be reimbursed up to a limit of Rs. 2 lakh per Indian patent awarded

Foreign Filing

Offers

Reimbursement for foreign patents on a single subject matter, up to Rs. 10 Lakhs toeligible startups.


MENTORSHIP & NETWORKING

Startup Karnataka Open House


Offers

Seize the opportunity to interact with the Hon’ble Minister for IT & BT and Senior Officials of the Department of Information Technology at the monthly Startup Karnataka Open House.

Startup Karnataka Policy Workshop


Offers

Join the Karnataka Startupcell at our next policy workshop.

Startup Karnataka Pitch


Offers

Be a part of the next Startup Event in Karnataka.

Mentors


Offers

Get an opportunity to connect with the who’s who in the startup ecosystem through Department partners like TiE, NASSCOM, IKP, IAMAI etc. Send in your request to GoK Startup Cell.

Startup Events


Offers

Participate in local networking and mentoring events conducted by Karnataka Startupcell and Partner incubators across the state.Receive notification of all startup events conducted in association with GoKStartup Cell and avail of free passes (on first come first serve basis).


FINANCE, ACCOUNTING AND LEGAL ADVISORY

Startup Cell and Partners


Offers

Approach GoK Startup Cell to avail subsidised Services from our legal, finance and accounting partners.