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Global entrepreneurs to visit Kochi's Startup Village

Posted on Mar 06, 11:45AM | IANS

Kochi, March 5 : Startup Village, the country's first telecom incubator here, will host top global entrepreneurs and mentors Wednesday.

The delegates are part of a transnational programme designed to scale up technological solutions to modern challenges.

The programme, Unreasonable At Sea, is a radical experiment in global entrepreneurship, design thinking and education, which aims to scale-up effective technological solutions to the pressing challenges of modern times.

Team members include Megan Smith, vice president Google; Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress; Daniel Epstein, founder of Unreasonable at Sea, and Cynthia Yeung, director of International Partnerships, Unreasonable at Sea.

"This is a massive endorsement of Startup Village from top entrepreneurs and mentors from around the world. It will be a great learning experience for technology incubators here," said Sanjay Vijayakumar, chairman of Startup Village.

The group comprises teams from 10 countries with expertise in astrophysics, artificial intelligence, biological, mechanical, software and medicine.