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KSUM launches 'fail fast or succeed' for early-stage startups

Kochi, Dec 21 (UNI) Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) on Saturday launched a pre-incubation programme to support early-stage startups or budding entrepreneurs with innovative ideas by facilitating mentoring by experts from technology, business and finance fields.
Named ''Fail Fast or Succeed'', the programme was launched at the Integrated Startup Complex, Kalamassery, here.
It is meant for validating the ideas of the entrepreneurs and guide them on the market opportunity and scope for commercialisation of their products.
Around 40 companies, including registered and non-registered ones participated. The firms were given mentoring on technology-based products, finance, business funding and statutory compliance. They would get mentoring and connections till the final product sails into the market.
The programme was suited for early stage startups in the ideation stage, problem identification stage, idea validation stage or prototype stage, and were unable to take their ideas to the next stage.
They would be given guidance on the process to be followed or the best way to push their ideas to the implementation stage or in the implementation part.
KSUM is the nodal agency for entrepreneurship development and incubation activities in the state.
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Kanchi Mutt sends gold, silver coins, holy soil for Ayodhya Ram temple Bhumi pujan

05 Aug 2020 | 5:48 PM

Chennai, Aug 5 (UNI) The centuries-old Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam
has played its part in the bhumi pujan for constructing the Ram
temple in Ayodhya by sending gold and silver coins, holy soil
collected from temples and Vaasthu materials.

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LDF rule provides political patronage to smugglers, corrupt persons : Chennithala alleges

05 Aug 2020 | 5:35 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (UNI) Opposition leader in the Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday alleged that the CPI(M)-led LDF rule provides political patronage to the smugglers and corrupt persons in the state and the best police force in the country has been turned into puppets by Pinarayi Vijayan government.

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IUML NE expresses displeasure over Cong leaders statements on Bhoomi Pooja at Ayodhya

05 Aug 2020 | 5:28 PM

Malappuram, Aug 5 (UNI) Upsetting all political predictions which expected a hard-hitting resolution, Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) came out with a single-sentence resolution at its National Executive meeting held on Wednesday by expressing dissatisfaction and displeasure over untimely statements and tweets by Congress leaders terming the Bhoomi Pooja and foundation stone laying ceremony for grand Ram Mandir at Ayodhya as a moment of unity and solidarity for the country.

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JD-S takes dig at BJP of using Ram temple issue as political pawn to climb power

05 Aug 2020 | 5:23 PM

Bengaluru, Aug 5 (UNI) Former Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Wednesday sought to take a dig at the BJP, saying the Ram temple issue was used as a 'political pawn' and 'ladder' to climb to power.

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IISc hand over three unit mobile testing lab to BMCRI

05 Aug 2020 | 4:54 PM

Bengaluru, Aug 5 (UNI) A three-unit mobile testing lab developed by researchers at the Indian Institute of Science was officially handed over to the Bengaluru Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI) on Wednesday afternoon.

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