VR has proved to be a breakthrough technology for a variety of industries to improve their customer experience. This interactive computer-generated experience taking place within a simulated environment, holds enormous potential to change the future for a number of fields, including the world of retail. However, in the absence of reliable instructions supported with experience, those who want to try out this technology are still hesitant to move forward with it.
BuildNext is a Kerala based start-up working on elevating the customer experience in construction industry using technology. Its experience centres are Virtual Reality-enabled, and it is one of the first commercial applications of VR outside of gaming sector.
• VR intro and history
• A case for VR
• VR@ BuildNext
• What’s working for us
• What’s yet to work
• What do we expect nextSession
· Exploring Virtual Reality: Conversance with VR-enabled E-commerce (Mr Gopikrishnan V, Founder of BuildNext )Date & Place
5 PM, 13th June, 2018 | NASSCOM, 10000 Startups warehouse, Infopark, KochiAbout Speaker
Mr. Gopikrishnan V is the founder of the internet based building material procurement platform, BuildNext. He graduated B.Arch (Hons.) from IIT Kharagpur, winning the presitigious ‘B.C. Roy Gold Medal’ for the Best Outgoing Student. He further went on to do his post-graduation from IIM Bangalore. He is a registered architect with the Council of Architecture, India, and a LEED accredited professional.Registration
Registration is free but seats are limited.
Nipah Help to inform public on virus and precautionary measures
The Kozhikode district administration has developed a mobile-friendly application, Nipah Help, to disseminate authentic information about Nipah virus and precautionary measures adopted in the district.
The app has been developed in association with Kerala Startup Mission.
It can be downloaded through a simple method after saving the mobile number of the Health Department (+91 7592808182) on the device of the user.
Nipah Help can also be downloaded from Play Store (official app store for Android operating system) or App Store (digital distribution platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc.) or from NipahApp.Qkopy.com
The app will provide all relevant information on Nipah virus through messages. The public can also call the helpline 0495- 2376063.
The app was developed by Qkopy Kerala Startup Mission that functions at UL Cyber Park in Kozhikode.
Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) along with KEY Accelerator is organizing a Session on Megatrends: The Smart Future on 28th of May 2018 from 09:30 am to 04:00 pm. Megatrends are global, sustained and macroeconomic forces of development that impact business, economy, society, cultures and personal lives thereby defining our future world and its increasing pace of change. The session will do well on the opportunities that the Megatrends offer for Entrepreneurs and start-ups.
The session will also bring forth areas which could be tapped by the community for making a meaningful impact. The session which is going to be a one day exercise will also provide an opportunity to meet and learn from the innovation leaders from the industry and the entrepreneurial community. Leaders from the Innovation team- NITRO ( Next Generation IT Research Organization) of EY GDS will be leading the session.
KSUM is conducting a workshop on ‘Revenue Model and Pricing Strategy’ on 25th May at Meetup Café, Kerala Startup Mission, Technopark, Trivandrum. The speaker for the programme is Mr.Vinod Keni, Partner – Artha Venture Fund, Co-Founder, Peachtree Mgmt Advisors, Fintech SIG, TiE Mumbai
Speaker Profile in Linked In: https://in.linkedin.com/in/vinodkeni
- Fore Noon: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm Subject Deliberations
- After Noon: 02:00pm – 04:30 pm One to one pitching with Speaker for selected 5 startups
Fee: Rs.250.00/- (No fee for KSUM Cohort Batch 1)
Seats: 30 (open to all)
- Applying Startup should have their product at least at MVP stage
- You can share your questions in advance while registration
REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/2LaJf1V
Kerala Startup Mission in association with Singularity University is organising the Global Impact Challenge. As part of the GIC we are organising a week-long 5-City Roadshow across India.
We invite all the startups to attend our roadshows and participate in GIC.
The details of the roadshow are given below
|Date||Location||Time||City Partner||Venue||Acceleration Partner|
|22nd May 2018||Bangalore||11 am – 12.30 pm||Villgro, Nasscom,Numa||Thought Factory,
Tower D, 2nd Floor, Diamond District, Old Airport Road, ISRO Colony, Domlur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008
|23rd May 2018||Chennai||11 am – 12.30 pm||IITM||Auditorium, Phase 1
IIT Madras Research Park,
|24th May 2018||Mumbai||11 am – 12.30 pm||Mumbai Accelerator||Mumbai Accelerator||Zone Startups|
|25th May 2018||Hyderabad||4pm – 5.30pm||IIIT||IIIT, Hyderabad||–|
|28th May 2018||Delhi||11 am – 12.30 pm||FICCI||1, Federation House, Tansen Marg, Todermal Road Area, Mandi House, New Delhi,||–|
We are looking for solutions to address global challenges in the field of Learning and Environment
About SingularityU Global Impact Challenge (GIC)
The purpose of GIC is to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people, with an ability to scale and impact a billion people worldwide in 10 years. Read more
This year, the India Global Impact Challenge is looking to bring together innovators and stakeholders with a passion to solve the following global grand challenges.