Karo Sambhav in Microsoft ScaleUp – 12th cohort

Karo Sambhav is a tech-enabled, environmentally beneficial and socially responsible Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) that is setting up a robust India-wide transformative solution on e-waste management.

International Finance Corporation (IFC, part of The World Bank group) has partnered with Karo Sambhav for a pan-India project on the development and implementation of a PRO solution for the industry.

They partner with industry associations, pollution control boards, state IT departments, municipal corporations, NGOs, informal sector waste pickers, collectors & aggregators, and responsible recyclers across India.

Microsoft ScaleUp:

Microsoft ScaleUp focuses on late-stage B2B start-ups and helps them with their business growth through mentorship, streamlined go-to-market (GTM) activities and access to technology.

In its continued efforts to strengthen the collaboration between startups and corporates, Microsoft ScaleUp(known previously as Microsoft Accelerator) has selected 12 startups to be part of its new 12th cohort. ScaleUp is part of the recently announced Microsoft for Startups initiative, a new program that delivers access to technology, go-to-market and community benefits that helps startups grow their customer and revenue base.

The selected startupsin the 12th cohort are focused on areas of Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, Big Data analytics, among others to build solutions for the market.Microsoft ScaleUp focuses on late stage B2B start-ups and helps them accelerate their business growth through mentorship, streamlined go-to-market (GTM) activities and most importantly access to world-class technology.

During the six-month program, these startups will work closely with Microsoft leaders, industry experts and leverage the Microsoft Partner Network to scale their business models and serve enterprise clients. These startups will get access to Microsoft’s rich technology expertise ,infrastructure and Azure cloud platform to build a strong technology backbone for their business. As part of the program, these startups will also have access to a vibrant global alumni network of over 730 startup graduates, which will foster peer support and networking as well as access to Microsoft industry and customer events.

Source: Gizbot

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