Vizag, the City of Destiny turning out to be City of Entrepreneurs and we know why? –
“We love to work with dreamers, because we know how to make them realize before they fade out” – Dr. V. Valli Kumari – Chief Executive officer, AP Innovation Society. The AP Innovation Society is the pillar support for the local city entrepreneurs and the budding entrepreneurs in the state of AP.
Vizag always the harbinger for progress and prosperity is the entrepreneurship destination and Krishna Sharma shows you how and why.
The city of destiny is always known for the beaches, peace and port. Vizag is the city that most of the citizens prefer to live and lead a serene life. It provides the best possible amenities required to live and is also turning out to be a prominent destination for entrepreneurs and turning out to be a city of entrepreneurs.
“For every family, there will be one computer literate and one entrepreneur. That is my vision and determination”. -Dr. Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
Over the past years, the state of AP has taken tremendous initiatives to boost entrepreneurship in the state. Every Student in the state is looking to innovate and build products during their course of studies. Many schools and colleges have also taken initiatives by launching Incubation Centres and E-cells to support the vision of our CM and to build future innovators.
“Business is all about Innovation and Marketing” – Peter Drucker.
The city has observed a tremendous growth in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation by various activities like Start Up Weekend, Start Up meets on Sunday’s, Mentorship sessions and Lecture series at the very fascinating and eye catching infrastructure i.e Sunrise towers.
The Policy and Infrastructure provided by the Government of Andhra Pradesh is helping a lot of students to enhance their skills and build a product. A lot of Workshops on Internet of things and guest talks have broadened our Mindsets.
“Seeing the tremendous pace of progress by the government , many universities and schools are also building a curriculum to boost entrepreneurship in the city” – Mr Vimal, Student Mentor, GITAM Incubation Centre.
The Fin Tech is a recent “buzzword” and the most searched word these days in the ecosystem. Vizag has left no stone upturned aiming to be the Fin Tech capital of the nation. Various conferences such as Spring conference, Conference on Block Chain have created a vast impact in perspective of learning, networking and utilising the technology in the right way.
“I learned a lot about R language and finance. The workshop organised by the government helped me to build a new community and explore the resources available for betterment of the society.” –Mr Ravi, A final Year Engineering Student.
To build the start up ecosystem, Govt is working closely with the local entrepreneurs and start up founders as they understand the local ecosystem better. Govt is extending full support in all perspectives to meet the needs of budding entrepreneurs.
“A four month activity calendar has been prepared and submitted to Govt for necessary support by Vizag Startups community.” – Mr Alok, Founder of Harmony Infotech and an active member of Vizag Startups.