Now, a mobile app for start-up incubation

Mara Mentor, a free mobile app, allows entrepreneurs in semi-urban and rural areas to connect with mentors in larger cities

Free app

With most of India’s over 80 start-up incubators and accelerators located in Tier-I cities, entrepreneurs from semi-urban or rural areas were often forced to move to big cities to follow their dreams. Not any more; a new free mobile application could soon change the way these entrepreneurs interact with their larger ecosystem. Africa-based Mara group’s Mara Mentor app, launched globally for iPhones and Android-based handsets in May this year, allows entrepreneurs to reach out to experts in their domains, discuss issues, get suggestions from their peer group, and connect with ...