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NASSCOM inks MoU with Facebook to develop a product design initiative

The agreement focus on assisting the innovation ecosystem by helping product based companies to build solutions in key sectors where technology can play a transformational role.

May 6, 2016 13:08 IST
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nasscomNational Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) on 5 May 2016 signed a partnership agreement with Facebook to build a product design initiative in India.

The agreement focus on assisting the innovation ecosystem by helping product based companies to build solutions in key sectors where technology can play a transformational role.

Special features of Product Design Initiative

• This initiative is aimed towards encouraging Indian entrepreneurs to become problem solvers and develop solutions based on innovation and design thinking.

• It is a Nasscom’s country-wide initiative with an aim to offer focused programmes to build awareness in product design and mentorship.

• Nasscom Product Council through its flagship programme aim at supporting over 500 product start-ups on product design.

• It focuses on training over 5000 product designers over a period of two years.

This is the second time that NASSCOM and Facebook have partnered to promote entrepreneurship and startup initiatives in India. Earlier in 2015, NASSCOM partnered with Facebook for its initiative called Leaders Building for the Next Billion.

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