As part of Nasscom’s “10000 Startups” initiative aimed at strengthening the entrepreneurship backbone of India, a startup warehouse has been launched, where 80 workstations have been set up. Nasscom Vice President Rajiv Vaishnav said that the start-ups funded by angel investors may begin working at this place, where they shall be duly mentored. “We expect start-ups to grow and be standalone entities within a year of incubation at the Bangalore warehouse, and then move out, paving the way for others to join,” Vaishnav added.

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The initiative, partnered by the likes of Google, Microsoft and Verisign, garnered about 4,332 applications from extremely serious start-ups post nominations, of which 3,332 have made the cut to the next round of advancements.