MeitY Startup Hub and AWS to Collaborate to Support Startup Growth and Innovation
News Desk, News Nation 360 : The MeitY Startup Hub, an initiative of the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Amazon Internet Services Private Ltd. (AISPL), which undertakes the resale and marketing of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud services in India, to promote technology innovation and the sustainable growth of startups in India. The MeitY Startup Hub will facilitate and organise government-backed innovation challenges to help startups focused on the public sector scale their solutions. Additionally, the collaboration will mobilise startups, and the community of incubators and accelerators to curate and run startup acceleration programs with AWS. As part of this new collaboration, MeitY Startup Hub and AWS will work together to identify startups with deep technology capabilities and enable and empower them to build impactful solutions to address the biggest problems facing society in India. Through the AWS Startup Ramp program, startups will gain access to AWS Credits, a community of experts, technical training and support covering cloud architecture, cost optimization, security, and scalability readiness. Jeet Vijay, CEO, MeitY Startup Hub said that MeitY Startup Hub is excited to collaborate with AWS to help startups to further accelerate, scale, and build innovative solutions. Mentoring, technical expertise, cloud credits, skill enhancement programming, and other resources provided under this collaboration will be of significant value for startups. They look forward to a productive engagement with AWS, with a vision to create both grassroots momentum and tangible impact. Initially, the collaboration will focus on startups addressing healthcare, agriculture, public safety, transportation, smart cities and citizen engagement. Identified startups will be able to leverage AWS’s depth and breadth of services in the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), data analytics and security, among others.
Report : Anustup Kundu