Kerala ranks first among the Indian States in terms of the Human Development Index (HDI) and Gender Development Index (GDI). The rapid expansion of higher education in the State has emerged Kerala as the most literate state in the country, with a female literacy rate of 95.2%. The size & nature of activities taken up by the Kerala women in the entrepreneurial sector are low risk-taking and in SMEs. 
Focussing Women in entrepreneurship,Kerala Startup Mission has been building a collaborative ecosystem in the state.KSUM has been fostering & promoting women entrepreneurs in the technology domain by providing technical, financial,business connect and intervening policies for the enterprise to start, scale and accelerate in Kerala
Mentorship Support
Cloud Credits
Product Validation
Traning Programs
Market Access
Statutory Compliance
Sector Exposure
Access to Network

We Start

The program is to focus on startups in ideation stage.The potential innovative idea of an entrepreneur will be leveraged into a proof of concept or a minimum viable product by providing necessary technical & mentoring support.

We Grow

During this phase the startup is supported by providing an opportunity to build a viable startup under right mentorship, funding, market access and tools to build the product.

We Scale

The program focuses on making a scale up startup into a self sustaining businesses

Our Programs

Our specialised women centric programs helps budding entrepreneur is achieve their goals in flying colors. You can now apply for the various programs

Fail Fast or Succeed

A virtual incubation program that take your dream from an idea to a minimum viable product and then helps you scale it.

She Loves Tech India

She Loves Tech is a global competition focused on women-led or women-impact businesses.

Women Summit

A Week long celebration of women and technology. Brings together women across Kerala under one umbrella

Whyhack - InnovatHER

A program is conceived to enable women to break the entry barriers and indulge in the technology entrepren eurship space.

Our Schemes

Kerala Startup Mission has introduced various scheme to help women entrepreneurs


Loan scheme against purchase order

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Kerala Startup Mission Seed Loan

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SCDD Seed Loan for SC entrepreneurs 

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Innovation Grant

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Technology Commercialization

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Research Grant 

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Investor Cafe

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