The Rise Of Gujarat As A Startup Hub

Nandini Mukherjee, Managing EditorThe start-up scene has been undergoing a rapid and drastic progress in Gujarat. In fact, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of startups in Gujarat in the past few years. Owing to this, an entire ecosystem of incubators, investors, influencers, and accelerators have come up as well. To further empower the promising youth of the state with opportunities in the startup ecosystem, the government of Gujarat is leaving no stone unturned to make the state a potential startup hub.

In the past few years, Gujarat has witnessed quite a few investment
firms coming up for fund raising and making working capital accessible to new ventures. There has been a rise in the number of mentors and advisors to guide the startups coming up in the state too. Industry reports state that IIM-A's CIIE, ESpark Viridian Accelerator, MICA Incubator, International Centre of Entrepreneurship & Technology, NBDI, Incube Ventures, VentureStudio, IIT-Gandhinagar Incubator, DA-IICT Centre for Entrepreneurship & Incubation, and CED, are some of accelerators and incubators that are helping in development of start-ups in Gujarat. Startups across verticals and primarily a horde of marketing ventures are setting their foothold in the state. These start-ups are creating deep impressions and making the businesses, even more, worthy. While marketing is becoming increasingly complex, these startups are keeping their eyes on emerging technologies, methods and patterns to win over.

In our current edition, we have featured a list of such innovative and knowledge based start-ups, who with robust basket of ideas and networking are contributing towards building a powerful start-up ecosystem. We also recommend you to read our cover story on Resource Media Management, a company that provides the ultimate creative solution for all marketing chaos.

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