New Delhi, March 30: Showcasing innovative products and services,30 startups led by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) , exhibiting at the just-concluded Convergence India Expo 2023 clinched business deals, raising their global visibility and striking links with business leaders and mentors.
Delegations from the Netherlands, Russia, the UK, Ireland, Poland, and Slovakia expressed keen interest to collaborate with KSUM.
Over 25 investor-level deliberations were initiated at the expo helping the nascent companies identify potential investors while around 85 discussions gave the startups assurance for future collaborations.
Quadleo, a KSUM-backed startup, got an opportunity to extend its market to Nepal.
“The Kerala startup ecosystem made a deep impression at the event on account of the innovative products they have developed. The startups that participated in the expo will benefit substantially by attracting partners and investors who can further strengthen the ecosystem by providing funding and scale-up support”, KSUM CEO Shri Anoop Ambika said.
The 2023 expo had 1,000 participants from 40 countries, over 200 start-ups from across India, and 100 senior speakers from government and industry.|
KSUM is the Kerala government’s nodal agency for entrepreneurship development and incubation activities in the state.