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 which will focus on discovering and empowering the next generation of social impact startups - spearheading the mobile first revolution, working towards transforming the lives of new to the internet and bottom of the pyramid users.Read more
Social impact startups who have launched a mobile app
for new to internet/bottom of the pyramid users,
Mobile apps that enable the provision of medical care to individuals or a community.
Mobile apps that drive financial inclusion - literacy and/or enable economic growth.
Mobile apps that enable access to public utilities like electricity, water etc. and/or enable - promote awareness about government schemes, benefits etc.
Mobile apps that facilitate learning, acquisition of professional skills and/or access to employment opportunities.
Mobile apps that promote women safety and/or spread awareness about women rights, other gender issues.
Click on "Register Now" which will take you on Startup India hub
If you are not registered on the Startup India Hub, register as an Individual and then login
On the Navigation Banner, under "what's new" select "Code for the Next Billion"
Click on "Apply for the program", Fill the application and submit
You will get an email, confirming that your application has been received