JKX & Microsoft with Go-To Market Horizons

How it Works
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Apply

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Industry Open Sessions

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Initial Shortlisting

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Deepening Phase

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Final Pitch

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Deploy POC

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About

WHAT IS GO TO MARKET HORIZON?

Go-To Market Horizons is a program structured and executed by John Keells X & Microsoft to primarily support tech-startups in our Island nation. Startups at any stage are welcome to apply to reap the benefits of a curated hybrid curriculum where the selected will get the opportunity to leverage John Keells Group’s corporate strength & Microsoft for startups technological knowhow and solutions.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR THE SELECTED APPLICANTS

  • Leadership and corporate knowledge sessions from the leadership of John Keells Group Companies.
  • Tech boot camp workshops from Microsoft.
  • Exposure to potential investors.
  • Deep dives on Microsoft as a tech stack.
  • Mentors who are industry experts to validate your product.
  • Microsoft 365 productivity tools including Teams, Word, PowerPoint and more.
  • GitHub and Visual Studio Code for developer collaboration.

Disclaimer: Benefits will vary depending on the stage/ level of the startup

WHO CAN APPLY?

  1. Startups who are in the following stages
    • Idea
    • MVP
    • First Customer
    • Early Revenue
  2. Scape-ups