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For Immediate Release

September 14th 2017

iStart Valley, a leading Business Accelerator is pleased to announce the launch of “Human Capital Accelerator Program” geared towards helping the workforce to transition their careers to new and emerging Industries. Primary goal will be to prepare the workforce for the fourth Industrial Revolution. Besides learning new and necessary skills, programs offered through this accelerator will provide a holistic assessment of personal and professional goals, leverage individual strengths for a personal transformation journey.


Compared to previous industrial revolutions, the Fourth is evolving at an exponential rather than a linear pace. It is characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres. Fourth Industrial Revolution is bringing the emerging technology breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, 3-D printing, nanotechnology, biotechnology, materials science, energy storage, and quantum computing.


iStart Valley’s Human Capital Accelerator Programs will focus on preparing the workforce and to empower people with the necessary learnings required more tactically to secure jobs in AI, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Data Science, Analytics etc. Program also offers special learning opportunities for College Students and kids in Middle and High School from Grade 6th - 12th learn the new and emerging Technologies and Industries.


MJ Charmani, Founder and Chair of iStart Valley says “We are thrilled about this new initiative that’s geared towards enabling personal transformation of the individuals. Our goal is to introduce programs on the emerging technologies to prepare the workforce for the fourth Industrial revolution.”


CoWork Incubate will work with iStart Valley as a service provider and consulting partner to help set up and launch the programs. Nancy Hong, Managing Director of CoWork Incubate is excited about this new opportunity to work with iStart Valley and says “there is no better time than now to rebrand, rewire, or retrain to position oneself for the economic boom.”

About iStart Valley

iStart Valley Inc., is an award winning non-profit Business Accelerator for Technology based Startups in emerging technologies. Our goal is to provide world class resources for aspiring entrepreneurs to turn their creative ideas into growing Tech Startups. We help redefine the startup ecosystem with the support of local and global resources by providing a viable pool of startups and entrepreneurs.


About CoWork Incubate
CoWork Incubate helps coworking spaces’ members grow and scale their members’ businesses by connecting their residents to resources at the exact time that they need to grow their businesses: not too soon or not too late, and by providing coaching and mentorship to the residents within a coworking space.

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SnapRyde a Startup Team from the 2016 Batch of iStart Valley Accelerator Program launched its app on 21st March. Within 4 days of its launch SnapRyde has garnered 300+ registered users using the service. We wish them a big success in days to come and a smooth Ryde ahead.

SnapRyde provides a unique platform where driver gets privilege to bid their price and riders will be matched with the cheapest bid available. People sharing the ride pitch in some amount for drivers to cover the gas expenses, cutting down the expenses on commute for both Riders and Driver. We highly value the green environment and our vision is to reduce the carbon footprints for a cleaner, healthier environment.

Mayank Jain, Co-Founder and CEO of SnapRyde says “We whole heartedly thank iStart Valley for supporting us in transforming our idea into a startup. The personal attention, guidance and mentoring from them is helping us in understanding the startup ecosystem and coming up with the best strategy to develop a world-class enterprise level product. We are fortunate to collaborate with them in our journey towards success and look forward to keeping working with them in near future”. Mayank put together a team with Shraddha Jain as the Co-Founder and CTO and Samvaran Kashyap Rallabandi as the Co-Founder and CTO working deligently to transform the idea into a successful Startup.

iStart Valley offers a 9 Month Startup Accelerator Program for the technology Startups to transform ideas into growing Technology Startups. For more information check out - Next batch of the Accelerator program for the year 2017 is expected to begin May-June timeframe.

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