AWS and MeitY Startup Hub Collaborate to Support Startup Growth in India, Telecom News, ET Telecom

New Delhi: Amazon Internet Services Pvt Ltd (AISPL) announced on Friday that it has signed an agreement with MeitY Startup Hub to promote technological innovation and sustainable growth of start-ups in India. AISPL is responsible for the resale and marketing of Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services in India.

As part of this new collaboration, MeitY Startup Hub and AWS will work together to identify start-ups with deep technology capabilities, and empower and empower them to create impactful solutions to solve the biggest problems facing Indian society. , indicates the press release.

Through the AWS Startup Ramp program, start-ups will have access to AWS credits, a community of experts, technical training and support covering cloud architecture, cost optimization, security and scalability readiness , he added.

MeitY Startup Hub will facilitate and organize government-backed innovation challenges to help public sector-focused start-ups evolve their solutions.

Additionally, the collaboration will engage startups and the incubator and accelerator community to organize and execute startup acceleration programs with AWS.

Initially, the collaboration will focus on start-ups dealing with health, agriculture, public safety, transport, smart cities and civic engagement.

“MeitY Startup Hub is excited to collaborate with AWS to help startups accelerate, scale, and create innovative solutions.

“The mentorship, technical expertise, cloud credits, skills improvement programming and other resources provided as part of this collaboration will be of significant value to start-ups,” said Jeet Vijay, CEO of MeitY Startup Hub.

Rahul Sharma, President (Public Sector) – AISPL, AWS India and South Asia, said the combination of India’s scale, its thriving tech community and the public sector’s willingness to adopt new technologies to meet the challenges of society, is a great opportunity to start-ups to create impactful innovations.

“MeitY’s focused efforts to support start-ups operating in areas of social impact and create a collaborative innovation ecosystem are commendable, and we are proud to collaborate with the MeitY Startup Hub to achieve this goal,” he said. -he adds.

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