Menlo Park Mayor offers Silicon Valley exposure to 100 Kerala startups

The Mayor of the influential US city of Menlo Park said up to 100 technology startups from Kerala could be given a chance to travel to the Silicon Valley to learn about the nuances of building a billion dollar tech company.

Catherine Carlton, who is leading a three-member delegation on a six-day visit to Kerala, toured the Startup Village incubator and interacted with the officials and young entrepreneurs here.

“We are extremely impressed by the talent of the youngsters here as well as by the kind of support that the government is extending. We will be very pleased to welcome selected startups, possibly 100 companies this year, to Silicon Valley and provide them an opportunity to expand and grow their business there”, Ms Carlton said. “We can also extend support in identifying potential markets in the US.”

Source Startup Buzz

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