Now professionals and students can build open source-based solutions, and share these projects with the global developer community. Thanks to the recent announcement of its ‘Indian Open Source Project Incubator’ from Paytm.
According to Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and CEO, Paytm, the virtual incubator will aim to find developers who can use technology and design to build world-class solutions. The company shared that as part of the incubator program, Paytm will make its premises available for mentoring, meet-ups, technology and design support from time to time.
The launch is in line with the company’s ‘Build for India’ initiative to promote ‘building and sharing’ culture among developers in the country. It will focus on areas of open source projects in the field of Education, Digital Lifestyle, and Financial Inclusion, including new-age technologies like Machine Learning, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.
‘Indian Open Source Project Incubator’ will also make students contribute to open source projects. Paytm plans to conduct hackathons, bootcamps, meet-ups, and monitoring sessions while partnering with around 20 institutions. Moreover, outstanding external contributors to the open source project will be awarded ‘Paytm Scholar’ certificates with the opportunity to join the company. Read more…