Code for the Next Billion 2017

November 19th 2017

India, India

What: Code for the Next Billion
Because solutions must touch lives at all levels

As per NASSCOM's internet report, the number of internet users in India will see a two-fold rise at 730 million by 2020 and are expected to take an incredible leap towards internet accessibility. This opens up immense possibilities for bringing a world of benefits to them.
Code for the Next Billion is a six month program, focused on discovering and empowering the next generation of social impact startups - spearheading the mobile first revolution & transforming the lives of new-to-internet and bottom of the pyramid users.
The program will identify 10 social impact startups and provide training, mentorship and access to top social impact investors to speed up the ventures to a sustainable scale. The startups will be identified through a nation-wide selection process.
Who can apply?
Startups that have launched a mobile app, for new to internet / bottom of the pyramid users, centred around:
·    Healthcare & Wellbeing
·    Education/Skill Development and Employment
·    Financial Literacy and Economic Empowerement
·    Access to Public Utilities & Benefits
·    Gender Equality & Diversity - Inclusion
Why to Apply for the Program?
·    Access to top-notch Business and Technology mentors from the Industry
·    Opportunity to be a part of Facebook's global startup program FbStart
·    Opportunity to be part of NASSCOM 10,000 Startups Virtual/Warehouse
·    Access to top social impact investors in India
How to Apply
Send a mail to
Last Date for applications: 19th November,2017
Note: There is no Program Fees, Participation fees or Equity asks!

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