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App developed by technology startup selected from India for special grant of USD 5,000

App developed by technology startup selected from India for special grant of USD 5,000

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (UNI) An app developed by a technology startup mentored by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has been selected from India for a special grant of USD 5,000 instituted by a San Francisco-based mobile marketing technology company.

The GoK Direct-Kerala App, developed by Qkopy Online Services, won the 'COVID-19 Resilience Grant' from App Samurai INC, and became the sole startup from the country to bag such a coveted prize, a release said here on Sunday.

The startup is among the 12 winners from across the globe. The selection committee was impressed by Qkopy’s community impact through its technology and services in all extraordinary circumstances like Nipah, Kerala floods and COVID-19.

GOK Direct – Kerala app provides updates and accurate information from the state government straight to the local community. The final list of apps was selected based on their potential to help the community during the pandemic, potential to become tomorrow’s unicorns, and readiness to scale-up.

The aim of the grant is to further these outstanding apps’ reach in order to advance their impact and benefit to the community during the pandemic.

KSUM is the nodal agency of the Kerala Government for entrepreneurship development and incubation activities in the state.

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