The COVID-19 pandemic has forced startups and businesses to embrace digital transformation across industries. It’s not just about being mobile or hybrid, but also being efficient in automation, data management, processing, security and more. Digital native startups understand this and, with the right support, can achieve the level of digital maturity needed to be successful.
Recognizing this critical requirement, Dell Technologies and MeitY Startup Hub have collaborated to help India-based startups build their digital future and transform the way they work, live and play, while ensuring smooth operation and business continuity. . MeitY Start-up Hub (MSH) is an initiative of the Ministry of Electronics and Informatics (MeitY), aimed at strengthening the deep technology ecosystem across India. This partnership aims to build and promote technological innovation, the creation of intellectual property and the establishment of a dynamic startup ecosystem.
âThis collaboration between MSH and Dell will provide mentorship to budding entrepreneurs in the form of necessary advice, market awareness as well as technology support. This association aims to promote and strengthen the ecosystem of Indian startups leading to the creation of world-class startups and a vibrant economy, âsaid Jitendra Vijayvargiya, CEO of MeitY Startup Hub. âWe are focused on building an inclusive and sustainable India. As we move towards the post-pandemic world, it is evident that technology will play a very important role in the education revolution. It is imperative for us to innovate and find technological solutions to provide education to our children. Our partnership with Dell Technologies is focused on identifying solutions in education.
The partnership will support more than 3,000 startups that are part of MeitY’s Startup Hub network. Startups will benefit from exclusive offers and pricing on Dell client and infrastructure solutions to make IT infrastructure more accessible and drive growth and innovation. The solutions are designed to help organizations equip their teams with cutting-edge technology to ensure business resiliency. Dell’s offerings will bring together important products and services essential to any business at a competitive price.
Indian startups have mainly focused on self-sufficiency, made possible by supporting job creators and job creators. Successful startups generate a lot of value in terms of employability, income generation and innovation, contributing significantly to the Indian economy. A boost not only in terms of capital injection, but also in terms of technical support and market awareness, can help entrepreneurs break even faster and become sustainable businesses.
Sudiip Goswami, Director and General Manager – South India and Startups, Dell Technologies, said: âDell Technologies is heavily invested in the Indian startup community to help them grow and innovate. We are delighted to partner with MeitY Startup Hub to support this thriving ecosystem and enable startups to have cutting-edge digital infrastructure that forms the basis for innovation and resilience.
Speaking about the goals of the partnership, Goswami said, âWe are launching a program called ‘The Startup EDGE’ in partnership with MSH. This program will provide a competitive advantage to all associated startup members, equipping them with state-of-the-art infrastructure and the best in the industry at exclusive prices. These offers help our ecosystem of startups to maintain their business continuity and allow them to be efficient. Dell will also host a unique challenge for edtech startups in India aimed at bridging the digital divide. The winners will be part of the Dell Partner Ecosystem where Dell will work with them to develop a go-to-market strategy and provide them with visibility as a partner and a value-added solution.
Dell will mentor and support the winners by setting up a Dell-funded DIY micro-lab as well as access to Dell technology labs and centers of excellence for one year. In addition to this, Dell will provide startups with the required IT infrastructure and host webinars and knowledge series by domain experts on innovation, technology trends, efficient digital infrastructure, and more. to improve the skills of startups.