Nasscom Empower social impact in India. Broadening its resolve towards constructing a robust and cohesive developer community inspiring large-scale innovation for new internet users, Nasscom 10,000 startups is back with the second edition of Code for the next billion program.
In partnership with Facebook, the program aims to not only inspire and encourage the developer community but also to make India the center for app development and provide a strong global recognition.
In the present day, we are witnessing a remarkable growth in the startup ecosystem. We believe that the programme will not only catalyze the constantly innovating ecosystem but will also help design thought process in the country, said Nasscom Vice President Industry Initiative K.S. Viswanathan in the statement.
The programme would promote social impact startups which are building mobile applications for new to internet or bottom of the pyramid users. It aims to accelerate development and adoption of mobile internet applications across India.
The programme by Nasscom 10,000 Startups is launched in partnership with Facebook, to accelerate the development and adoption of mobile internet applications across India, an official statement said. Financial inclusion and clean energy were the most attractive sectors for investors, accounting for 43% and 21% respectively of the investments last year according to the report.
Hence, there is a huge opportunity to connect them with useful services and information. The program aims to invest in developers who are building mobile apps to inspire large-scale innovation for new internet users.
The partnership with Facebook will open new horizons for the developer community in India providing them the right support to develop and build innovative apps and mobile websites in the areas of education, financial, health, and public utility.