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Goa has the highest GDP per capita among all Indian states, two and a half times as high as the GDP per capita of the country as a whole! In addition, India’s National Commission on Population rated Goa as having the best quality of life in India.
Goa has witnessed an influx of professionals and entrepreneurs working remotely. Many factors make Goa an attractive hub for incubating the next generation of successful Web3 startups. Keeping this in mind, WazirX, Buidlers Tribe, and Atal Incubation Centre have partnered to set up a Blockchain Park in Goa for Web3 startups in particular.
Summary: This program will help hand-picked 40 startups to build top-notch go-to-market solutions for their Web3 products. Infrastructure, policy support, accreditation and training come along. This incubation centre aims to provide seats for the entrepreneurs to co-work.
Who can register: Applications are open to recent graduates, startups, and blockchain developers.
Venue and date: The program will be conducted at the Atal Incubation Center (AIC), Goa Institute of Management (GIM), from 15 April 2022.
How to register: As mentioned above, this program can accommodate up to 40 developers only. Interested entrepreneurs can register themselves here.
Why is it necessary to have a Blockchain Park?
India already has the largest blockchain developer ecosystem. However, all we need now is a robust environment. That is why this Blockchain park in Goa aims to leverage the opportunities and talent already available and equip deep-tech blockchain startups with technical know-how, accreditation, and policy support from the government. The long-term vision is to provide an impetus to the state economy and create jobs, while the objective is to make Goa a model state when it comes to anything blockchain! This is just the beginning of the Web3 revolution.
How will this program work?
WazirX and Buidlers Tribe have identified investors to support the initiative with a dedicated capital pool throughout the program. For a successful program outcome, the AIC GIM will assist with the required regulatory framework and policy support; Buidlers Tribe will drive the accelerator program and provide ecosystem support, training, mentorship and go-to-market support for impactful solutions. WazirX will aid entrepreneurs to identify the value drivers of these innovative technologies and give them the practical understanding to build solutions. It will also ensure the evolution of policy measures and the creation of a policy framework for accelerating the growth of the start-ups and the Blockchain ecosystem.Disclaimer: Cryptocurrency is not a legal tender and is currently unregulated. Kindly ensure that you undertake sufficient risk assessment when trading cryptocurrencies as they are often subject to high price volatility. The information provided in this section doesn't represent any investment advice or WazirX's official position. WazirX reserves the right in its sole discretion to amend or change this blog post at any time and for any reasons without prior notice.