Bakcell, the First Mobile Operator and the Fastest Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan together with INNOLAND Incubation and Acceleration Center have completed the first selection process for the joint incubation program.
Out of more than 20 submitted applications, a total of 5 teams were invited to present their ideas to the selection committee. After thorough assessment, 3 startup teams with the biggest scores were selected for participation in the joint incubation program of INNOLAND and Bakcell.
The winning startups are “Face Ads”, “ToWaves” and “Bon.az”. “Face Ads” is a platform for establishing cooperation between the requesting companies and social media agencies, “ToWaves” is a platform meant to bring together persons with shared interests and similar way of thinking, while “Bon.az” is a “cashback” system for online shopping.
Depending on the project, in the course of the next 3-6 months, the startup teams will receive extensive support from Bakcell and INNOLAND in the form of free office space, mentorship, equipment, and training, along with many other useful possibilities to work on their project and turn their startup into successful and innovative business.
The selected teams will work both in Bakcell’s AppLab Center and INNOLAND premises during incubation period.
It should be remembered that in the year 2018 Bakcell signed a cooperation agreement with the INNOLAND Incubation and Acceleration Center of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of Azerbaijan. Within the frames of this agreement, Bakcell and INNOLAND jointly implement the incubation program for local startups. This cooperation contributes largely to development of the country’s entire startup ecosystem and bears great significance in terms of establishing a startup culture in Azerbaijan.
Since the year 2014, local startups and developers engaged in creation of various hardware and software receive support from Bakcell’s AppLab program for implementation of their ideas.
Bakcell, the First Mobile Operator and Leading Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan, offers a wide range of products and Services to users of modern mobile communications Services. The company provides its customers with the best-in-class 4G mobile internet.
The 4G services of Bakcell are already available in Baku and Absheron peninsula, as well as central parts of more than 40 regions of Azerbaijan.
With more than 7500 base stations, Bakcell network covers 99% of the population and 93% of the land area of the country (except for the occupied territories). In 2017, Bakcell network has been recognized as the “Best in Test” in Azerbaijan by P3 Communications, being one of the most trusted independent authorities in mobile benchmarking. Bakcell has been recognized as the Fastest Mobile Network in Azerbaijan. This award, presented by world-famous “Ookla” company, recognizes Bakcell’s commitment to delivering fastest speeds to customers all across Azerbaijan.
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