Fintech Valley Vizag
The Fintech Valley in Vizag is a self-sustainable global Fintech Ecosystem that focusses on converging finance and technology to create large avenues of growth through industry-enablers, world-class infrastructure, entrepreneurship and innovation.
Global financial services companies, government and academia come together in this valley to build capacity, infrastructure, market access, connectivity, funding channels, and incentive mechanisms to achieve unmatched business goals and successes. Start-ups, financial Institutions, technology vendors, incubators/accelerators/innovation labs, and investors simultaneously contribute to and thrive in this ecosystem at the speed of business.
Facility: A purpose-built and government supported facility that provides state-of-the-art plug and play facility at subsidized rates under the Designated Technology Park scheme. The facility can be used as co-working space for resident Fintech start-ups, accelerators, incubators and innovation hubs, growth space in the future for them as they grow, and a collaboration and events/conference space for all stakeholders.
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Blockchain institute planned in Vizag– Andhra Pradesh Government is trying to bring Fintech and Blockchain Academy in colleges and universities in the state. After GITAM University launched Fintech academy, many other institutions will tag along. Many colleges and universities will soon be functioning with Fintech and Blockchain Academy. In Vizag, GayatriVidyaParishad, Bullayya College and Andhra University will have the academies after GITAM.
Besides, Anantha Lakshmi Institute of Technology and Sciences from Anantapur, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada, and Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, will also have the same courses. In coming years, Fintech &Blockchain will be made as an elective in several academic courses.
Broadridge – APIETA has approached Broadridge requesting it to set up Blockchain Centre of Excellence hereinafter called as “COE” for student development in the State of Andhra Pradesh. The first of the COE would be established in the city of Vishakhapatnam (Vizag) at GITAM and based on mutual decision further COE(s) would be set up in other cities in the state of Andhra Pradesh.