Kazakhstani IT startups will undergo Plug and Play acceleration

29 October, 2021

Astana Hub, Transtelecom and Plug and Play Kazakhstan signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Digital Bridge 2021 International Forum.

The parties intend to strengthen and develop friendly relations in the development of the startup ecosystem, attraction of investments, creation and implementation of acceleration programs, capacity building and talent training.

Within the framework of cooperation, Astana Hub and Transtelecom JSC are launching a corporate accelerator from Plug and Play Kazakhstan. 20 IT startups will be able to train skills under the mentorship of experts from Silicon Valley, determine product market-fit, attract investments, and also launch a pilot with a large corporation and place themselves on the Playbook Plug and Play platform.

IT teams from all over the world will take part in the accelerator, so Kazakhstani companies will interact with teams from other countries.

Participants in the startup ecosystem will also have access to joint events, training programs, accelerators and trainings from the regional office.