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With India overcoming the pandemic blues and the business scenario gaining momentum, start-ups in India are attracting huge interest from foreign investors and the stock markets. With this, start-up founders are looking to scale and accelerate their growth. Indian Start-up ecosystem is poised for a huge boom with the birth of new start-ups that are challenging the status quo with their invention of a new solution and innovative approaches to solving the problems.

With Karnataka Start-up Mission pushing the ‘Beyond Bengaluru’ initiative, the emphasis on identifying, developing, and realizing the potential of Tier2 and Tie3 cities of Karnataka, as the new startup hubs are gaining momentum, with new start-ups seeking local assistance and support for their growth.

Sensing this need, KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Department of MBA has collaborated with Global Incubation Services (GINSERV), Bengaluru to create programs and events that would encourage entrepreneurial and start-up activities. The MOU was signed by Shri. M R. Kulkarni, KLS GIT, Governing Council Chairman and Shri. Girish Hiremath, Chief Operating Officer, GINSERV in the presence of other Governing Council members Shri. Ram Bhandare, Shri. Rajendra Belgaumkar, Shri. VinyakLokur, Shri. S.V. Ganachari and Principal, Dr. Jayant K. Kittur.

On this occasion Shri.M R.Kulkarni, Chairman, Governing Council, KLS GIT opined that the institute has been a frontrunner in ensuring holistic development of the students. He said that such initiatives shall help in building the right entrepreneurship culture and encourage the students to innovate, lead, collaborate and persevere.

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Dr.Jayant Kittur, Principal, KLS GIT addressing the officials opined that students perusing business management studies have brilliant ideas but lack the basic support to maintain the business focus, access to funding, exposure to industry leaders & mentorship, access to sophisticated equipment and professional resources. He said that collaboration of this nature shall help and build an ideal ecosystem towards encouragement and support of brilliant minds on campus.

As a leading engineering and management institute of Belagavi, we’re highly committed to develop a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem, not just for students of the institute, but to all the start-up founders out there in the Belagavi region” opined Dr.Kishna Shekhar Lal Das, Dean of MBA, KLS GIT.

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