Call for Expression of Interest from Surf Schools For the Surf Incubator Programme at Varkala, Kerala
KSUM is inviting Expressions of Interest from Surf Schools for onboarding in the Surf Incubator Programme by Kerala Startup Mission.
The TBI has following objectives:
  • Facilitate surf entrepreneurs to register their startups as proprietorships/partnerships/companies and secure the accreditations and business licences required.

  • Facilitate Business Mentoring for Surf Entrepreneurs by experienced Surf School Operators from around the world to develop Surf Schools to international standards.

  • Provide Seed Grants to surf entrepreneurs

  • Become an enabling force to develop the surf-tourism ecosystem by working along with Kerala Tourism, Kerala Police, Fisheries, Ports and other departments under the Government of Kerala

  • Conduct all necessary ecosystem development programmes for the overall growth of the Surf Tourism Industry


  • The Incubatees will be provided access to spaces
  • Assistance for certifications for recognitions
  • Business Mentoring for Surf Entrepreneurs by experienced Surf School Agencies
  • Technology development support to improve the current products and equipments of Surf Entrepreneurs.
  • A maker ecosystem for prototyping & fabrication like fablabs
  • Enabling collaborations with key stakeholders who can work as ecosystem partners


  • An accredited Surf School should be based out of Kerala with relevant experiences in Surf School activities
KSUM will issue membership certificates for the Surf Incubator by KSUM
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Last Date of application: Nov 9, 2023 , 11:59 pm IST