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N/Core, Cisco to incubate 8 tech-focused nonprofits

News posted on: 2018-06-01 07:00:35 , By Admin
 

Bengaluru: Nonprofit incubator N/Core on Monday said it had selected 8 early-stage nonprofits for a 6-month incubation programme.

This is its first technology focused track, and is in partnership with Cisco. The organizations were picked from a pool of 713 applications. The applicants included graduates from institutions such as the IITs, IIMs, Northwestern University, UC Berkeley, Johns Hopkins University, Harvard Business School, London School of Economics. The applicants work in diverse sectors such as agriculture, disaster management, education, employability, energy, financial inclusion, gender equality, healthcare, human rights, nonprofit ecosystem, sanitation, water and others, said N/Core CEO Sudha Srinivasan.

One of the selected nonprofits, Intelehealth founded by Neha Goel, has developed an open source telemedicine platform that empowers health workers to facilitate teleconsultations with remote doctors and works predominantly in rural parts of India. Change with One Foundation, founded by Kiran Verma, is solving the blood shortage problem by connecting the nearest available suitable blood donors with blood seekers in just a few seconds. Lakeer works with state governments & municipalities to identify data-driven solutions to local challenges in areas like air quality, emergency response, healthcare, sanitation and more.

"N/Core tech has selected some of the best tech-entrepreneurs in the nonprofit space to incubate, and we are excited to discover such talent and support their aspirations," said VC Gopalratnam, senior VP for IT and executive sponsor of Cisco India CSR.

 

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