Startups are future of India: Suresh Prabhu

Startups are future of India: Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi, Stressing that Startup community was the future of India, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday announced that the country through its flagship initiative Startup India Hub has partnered with WhatsApp. ''The Startup community was the future of India and will be the platform through which the millions of youth of this country will be gainfully employed,'' Mr Prabhu said. ''Happy to announce the partnership between WhatsApp and Startup India to support businesses and startups across India through training and WhatsApp's business products. A 'WhatsApp Startup Challenge' will also be organised with seed funding of 250,000 dollars for 5 winners, Mr Prabhu said in a Tweet. In an effort to fuel the growth of India's entrepreneurial and small business community, Startup India Hub has partnered with WhatsApp on a programme that focuses on the proliferation of startups, promoting economic growth and generating employment opportunities in India.

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