Seedstars and Sai Srushti Group Open Applications for the Biggest On-Campus Talent Incubator in India

Seedstars and Sai Srushti Group open applications for the biggest on-campus talent incubator in India

Seedstars and Sai Srushti Group partner up to launch Seedstars Academy Bangalore


Seedstars and xMultiplied-advized Sai Srushti Group (SSG) officially announce their partnership to bring Seedstars Academy to India, launching Seedstars Academy Bangalore. The digital and impact incubator is set to train thousands of local talents with digital and entrepreneurial skills that can help people either launch their own startups or become software engineers. Interested startups can now apply here: https://seedstarsacademybangalore.softr.app/bangalore-academy.

With 86% of professionals estimated to look for new jobs in the next 2 years, the Great Indian talent war is indeed on. Coupled with the emergence of metaverse and Web3, the demand for specialized roles is also expected to rise by almost 98% in the next five years, increasing employment opportunities to 12 million specialized jobs.

While data engineers, programmers, and developers continue to be at the forefront of digital transformation, new roles are springing up rapidly. Unfortunately, the disconnect between the world of academia and industry is becoming more evident today. One of the key reasons behind this problem is that while there are a large number of young graduates, the youth are not aware of the required skills that the new industries want. So, there is currently a wide skill development and employment gap.

Seedstars Academy was created to address the skills gap in both founders and talent pool. The talent incubator equips participants with 21st-century digital and entrepreneurial skills. It aims to prepare emerging and frontier market talents for the future of work and increase the number of founders with the skills to build high-growth companies.

The educational journey builds on the expertise of SSG and the implementation capabilities of 01Edu and Seedstars who jointly trained over 140,000 talents across the globe. Graduating software engineers have a 100% success rate of securing employment at high-profile tech firms including Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook.

The academy will train 300 talents yearly on-campus and equip them with digital and entrepreneurial skills. It follows an innovative-yet-proven curriculum and pedagogy based on collective intelligence to recode learning and train full-stack developers.

Participants require no previous experience or degrees and can end the Seedstars Academy journey by working as coders for local or international companies or starting their own companies.

The impact that Seedstars Academy would create is job creation through an increase in high-growth companies; increased employment for youth in stable, decent jobs through upskilling from the program; and contribution to SDGs through an increase in innovative ventures focused on tackling them.

“We are thrilled to launch such an impactful partnership with SSG around tertiary education in India. Together, we believe we can unlock the potential of countless talents in the country,” shared Pierre-Alain Masson, Co-Founder of Seedstars.

Seedstars Academy Bangalore invites all interested startups to send in applications here: https://seedstarsacademybangalore.softr.app/bangalore-academy.

ABOUT SEEDSTARS

Seedstars is a Swiss-based private company with a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. The group’s activities cover over 90 emerging ecosystems through a variety of initiatives such as the FTxSDG Challenge, previously known as the Seedstars World Competition, which is the largest entrepreneurship competition in emerging markets; Seedstars Programs that are designed to support entrepreneurs in varying stages of growth via training, education, mentoring, and access to resources; Seedstars Academy, a talent incubator providing digital skills and startup-based immersive education for the next generation of changemakers; Seedspace, physical coworking spaces and hubs located in 15 countries; and Seedstars International, a global venture capital fund for seed stage startups.

ABOUT THE SAI SRUSHTI GROUP

The Sai Srushti Group (SSG) is a decent sized organization which has been investing on Social Enterprise initiatives, one such being Seedstars Academy Bangalore. Having invested in and co-created some of Bangalore’s best IT Parks, residential townships, and bespoke educational institutions, SSG is proud to be a part of Seedstars partnership creating leaders for tomorrow. SSG leaders share a commitment to our time-tested approach to investing, hands-on value creation, and practices that have a positive impact on our communities. Leveraging its continuous innovation SSG has successfully invested towards becoming the most ingenious organization in the country bringing together the strengths of a value chain that facilitates the IT sector, Education, Social Enterprise, etc.

With the vision to uplift the life of people in India through education, health care, SSG is planning to lead the change by providing world-class education and tech-driven infrastructure development leveraging the strengths of the founders. Bengaluru Lifesciences Park (BLP), dedicated to supporting life science entrepreneurs; creating net zero environment; and fintech Initiatives, to name a few, are some of the most innovative ventures of SSG that will have an unparallel impact on the bottom of the pyramid.

SSG continuously strives to nurture and empower tomorrow’s people through education and to be an active contributor to Bangalore’s journey to becoming the Silicon Valley of India.

ABOUT 01EDU

O1Edu is the most advanced and innovative approach to teaching software engineering and programming. Learning is 100% project-based and practical, gamified, self-paced and entirely based on a proven peer-to-peer learning approach. Deployed around the world by 01Talent and its Partners, 01Edu is a very scalable high-end solution to unearth new pools of digital talent.

ABOUT XMULTIPLIED

xMultiplied was founded to back entrepreneurs, family enterprises and ultra high net-worth individuals seeking to scale up their businesses. xMultiplied accelerates the growth of entrepreneurs by bringing together capital, relationships and functional skills. We have worked across all five continents, notably in the areas of Banking, Technology, Industrial Manufacturing, Health Care, Consumer Goods and Retail.





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