New Delhi: Google India on Wednesday introduced the launch of Startup School to information 10,000 startups in tier II & III cities within the nation. Startup School is a collection of guided on-line trainings designed to equip early-stage startup founders with the instruments, merchandise, and information that rising firms want. The curriculum will characteristic educational modules on topics like shaping an efficient product technique, deep dives on product consumer worth, roadmapping and product necessities doc improvement, constructing apps for subsequent billion customers in markets like India, driving consumer acquisition and lots of extra.
The nine-week program will even characteristic fireplace chats between Google leaders and trailblazing collaborators from throughout the startup ecosystem spanning fintech, D2C, B2B and B2C e-commerce, language, social media and networking, and job search. (Also Read:Google India provides 5 new languages to its coaching community for scribes)
“There will also be opportunities for founders to gain orthogonal insights from discussions around what makes an effective founder, formalizing hiring and more,” Karthik Padmanabhan, Developer Relations Program Manager Lead and Aditya Swamy, Director – Play Partnerships, wrote in a blogpost.
With near 70,000 startups, India is the third largest birthing floor for startups on this planet. And as extra Indian founders lead their firms efficiently to IPOs or unicorn standing, it has set off a virtuous cycle whereby their success has ignited aspirations amongst younger Indians throughout the size and breadth of the nation. (Also Read: Gujarat, Karnataka ranked as greatest performers in creating startup ecosystem for budding entrepreneurs)
Startups are now not restricted to Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai or Hyderabad. India has multitudes of fast-growing startups headquartered in facilities equivalent to Jaipur, Indore, Gorakhpur and extra.
But, “these account for nearly 50 per cent of all recognized startups in the country. About 90 per cent of all startups fail within the first five years of their journey — mostly for the same key reasons — unmanaged cash burn, flawed demand assessment, ineffective feedback loops or lack of leadership,” the blogpost learn. “There is a need for programs which can organize this knowledge into a structured curriculum and deliver it across a wide footprint. Startup School India — a Google for Startups initiative is designed to do precisely that as we align our efforts to support this expansion, ” it added.