The Government of Karnataka is proud to be the first state to announce the establishment of a dedicated Startup Cell. The Karnataka Startup Cell aims to promote Karnataka as the ultimate startup destination in the world. Its vision is to create a world-class startup ecosystem through strategic investment and policy interventions; leveraging the state's innovative ambience.


Incorporate your startup as Pvt Ltd/ Register as a Partnership Firm/ LLP/OPC
Visit Startup Karnataka Portal and sign up as a Startup
Activate the link sent to your email address, and create a user ID and password.
Login to the portal using the user credentials and click on the registration tab in the dashboard. Fill in the required details and submit.
Now sit back and relax. The Startup Karnataka team will process your application.

Startup Karnataka - Fostering Innovation

Highlights & Key Links

Encouraging strong partnerships between research institutions and the industry
Encouraging entrepreneurship in education
Channelizing innovation for social impact
Promoting capacity building through exposure visits and workshops
Providing early-stage idea to Proof-of-concept Funding
Creating incubation infrastructure through Public-private partnership
Startup funding through Fund of Funds
Providing state support in the form of initiatives and concessions

Contact Details

Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society(KITS)
Email: [email protected]