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Friday, April 08 2022 - 18:00
UNIPLAT by Unify Platform AG and ACIC-KL Startups Foundation Announce Strategic Alliance to Provide More Opportunities for Worldwide Researchers and Entrepreneurs
YOKOHAMA, Japan, Apr. 8, 2022 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ --

- Strategic Alliance for Mutual Growth by Utilizing Each Other's Unique 
Resources -

UNIPLAT, the world's first (*) online platform for researchers and 
entrepreneurs who promote SDGs, announced a strategic alliance with Atal 
Community Innovation Center-KL Startups Foundation (also known as ACIC-KL 
Startups Foundation) (supported by AIM, NITI Aayog, and the Government of 
India), a startup-funding company that provides requisite infrastructure for 
(*) Based on Google search results.


ACIC-KL's Logo:

Among UNIPLAT's user database of 86 countries, the fifth-highest number of 
users is Indians. By joining hands with ACIC-KL Startups Foundation -- experts 
of the Indian market, UNIPLAT aims to create more funding opportunities by 
providing an opportunity for ordinary people to directly interact with various 
unique researchers.

Having similar missions to help under-exposed and under-served intellectuals 
and to create innovative communities, UNIPLAT and ACIC-KL Startups Foundation 
decided to sign a business alliance to expand the business range. The 
collaboration will provide mutual information and services to registered 
members of the UNIPLAT and ACIC-KL platforms. ACIC-KL's exclusive content will 
also be made available on UNIPLAT.

Moreover, UNIPLAT will support the business development and financing of 
ACIC-KL's registered members in Japan and overseas. Vice versa, ACIC-KL 
Startups Foundation will assist UNIPLAT in business development and acquiring 
grants in India and abroad for its registered members.

Alok Govil, the CEO of ACIC-KL Startups Foundation, said:
"ACIC-KL Startups Foundation's vision is to become a vibrant and sustainable 
hub of startup ecosystems for designing innovative solutions for societal 
challenges of regional communities. As a part of our journey, it gives great 
joy and pleasure to form a strategic alliance with UNIPLAT by Unify platform AG 
which provides worldwide exposure for young thinkers and budding entrepreneurs. 
We strongly believe that this collaboration between ACIC-KL Startups Foundation 
and UNIPLAT will attract a wide spectrum of support in numerous forms from 
various corporate and government agencies which shall enable startups to scale 
up further."

Takahisa Karita, the co-founder, CFO, and COO of Unify Platform AG, the 
management company of UNIPLAT, said:
"We are incredibly pleased to be spearheading collaboration with ACIC-KL 
Startups Foundation for supporting young entrepreneurs and researchers in 
India, a country with recent remarkable economic growth. I am really impressed 
with Mr. Alok Govil and ACIC-KL Startups Foundation's passion and dedication in 
building the ideal support platform for entrepreneurs and researchers in India. 
We hope to help them succeed globally through UNIPLAT." 

As the Japanese and Indian governments are strengthening their ties in various 
ways, collaboration between UNIPLAT and ACIC-KL Startups Foundation will be a 
step towards sustainable and scalable growth over varied geographies and 
sectors. The collaboration will promote the networking of specialized knowledge 
literacy, aiming for optimal distribution and leveling of knowledge in each 
area that contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Front page:

UNIPLAT is the world's first (*) online platform specialized for researchers 
and entrepreneurs from all over the world to share their ideas and research 
projects and gain support from individuals or institutions. Developed and 
managed by Unify Platform AG ( ) which is based in 
Switzerland, UNIPLAT's mission is to accelerate the success of the SDGs.
(*) Based on Google search results.

Unify Platform AG official website:

About ACIC-KL Startups Foundation
Front Page:

ACIC-KL Startups Foundation is a Section 8-registered company that provides the 
requisite infrastructure for innovation in the under-exposed and unserved 
regions or has the potential to build innovation ecosystems in various parts of 
the country. Thus, nurturing entrepreneurs from the community to help them 
address various societal challenges. ACIC-KL Startups Foundation is working 
towards nurturing frugal innovation & fostering the startup culture and 
ecosystem to impact the region.

Source: Unify Platform AG