Mangaluru: A Coffee Meet-up & Interaction with Start-Ups was held at Sahyadri College of Engineering Mangaluru which was jointly organized by Innovate Karnataka, Startup Karnataka and K-Tech.
Mr. Jaikrishna Ramesh, Manager-Marketing & Outreach and Mr. Abrar Ahmed, Associate-Marketing & Outreach from Startup Karnataka facilitated the programme. They presented the new Definition of a Startup, Procedures to apply for Elevate/Idea2POC, Incentives under Startup Karnataka scheme, Centre of Excellence under Startup Karnataka and Global Innovation Alliance. Mr. Prajwal M, Community Manager-IKP Knowledge Park gave a virtual tour of the IKP Knowledge Park established in Mangaluru and stimulated participants to visit the premises and view the facility provided for start-up enthusiasts. Mr. Pradeep Kumar from RDL Technologies Pvt Ltd gave a briefing on how Startup Karnataka through Elevate initiative helped to scale up their business. Later, participants went around the campus and visited the in-house companies and start-ups. An interaction session with the students was also held. A total of 46 Startup Heads of Mangaluru region were present for the interaction.