IIT Kanpur’s Foundation for Innovation & Research in Science & Technology (FIRST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Toronto Business Development Centre, Canada. The goal is to offer enterprise advisory, investor, and business connections to startups qualifying underneath TBDC’s programmes like Startup Visa and Soft-Landing Programmes. The chosen startups may even obtain a possibility to relocate to Canada.
The enterprises additional will launch a joint cross-mentorship programme as a collaborative enterprise for startups from each nations. In addition to this, FIRST and TBDC may even present a possibility for incubation to the chosen startups for a interval of 6 months.
FIRST and TBDC will launch a three-month cross mentorship programme to mentor Indian startups on go-to-market technique by Canadian mentors and vice-versa. In addition, a month-to-month startup join meet can be organised to study and implement greatest practices and processes adopted by the start-ups from each nations.
TBDC will conduct screening and interviews for the choice of these startups. Post which the startups shall have entry to TBDC providers like one-on-one mentor periods, networking occasions, traders community, and infrastructure to conduct programmes.