And what about the me-toos?

At Jaaga Startup we get a lot more applications than we can accept into our coworking space. This leads to questions internally about selection criteria, primarily around me-too startups. We have tended to reject these startups as not innovative enough and we are now questioning our bias.   I come from corporate land where a lot of new product/process development involves transfer of technology from other industries and markets. This is rightly lauded as innovation and there is a well-established…

Jaaga Hardware Kitchen

Jaaga loves creativity, Jaaga loves startups and now Jaaga loves hardware! We are excited to announce the launch of Jaaga Hardware Kitchen and are calling the brightest hardware startups in Bangalore to join us. Our community of 25+ startups with skills in design, software and hardware is the ideal environment to support your team’s growth. Specifically, we are happy to announce collaborations with Cumulations (BLE/Android/iOS  experts) and micrograce (wireless, microwaves, open R&D). They bring proven expertise in developing market ready products and will act as mentors/collaborators…