CTA@India shortlists entrepreneurs from NASSCOM’s 10,000 start-ups program

By : |March 26, 2014 0

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) announced the selection of two startups in the CTA@India initiative that were earlier shortlisted under the phase two of NASSCOM 10,000 Startups program.

As part of the recently launched CTA@India initiative, the Canadian government selected six Canadian and six Indian companies to accelerate the growth and scale of high-potential tech-based Canadian and Indian start-ups. The selected startups were announced today during parallel launches in Toronto, Canada and Bangalore, India.

CTA@India is a four-month program aimed at leveraging the innovation ecosystems in India and Canada by extending support to early stage tech companies. For the Indian players in particular, the program will help with the global launch of the companies’ product/technology using the Canadian innovation ecosystem as a platform.

The selected startups will be matched with Canadian mentors, incubators/accelerators, potential investors and will be introduced to designated organizations for the Start-Up Visa program.