Malabar Innovation and Entrepreneurship Zone (Mizone), Kannur District, in the state of Kerala, is a Non-Profit Organization, with the sole objective of creating successful entrepreneurs, having business proposals with a focus on applying disruptive advances in information technology to enable new business opportunities preferably relevant to the Indian context, thereby creating employment leading to economic and social development of Malabar. It wishes to create an ecosystem of entrepreneurs, investors, mentors in the Malabar region and create ventures the country is proud of. In this journey, it invites all successful business men, corporate professionals, academicians, policy makers, across the globe to join Mizone as mentors and investors. Our special invitation goes to the people who made it big from this region and currently operating from other parts of the country and globe and give back their valuable time and knowledge back to the region.
MiZone assists start-up companies to nurture their dreams by providing services such as management advisory services to help in crafting their business plans, training in modern technologies, networking with experts, early stage venture funds and angel investors and providing affordable office space to work from. It aims at creating a vibrant start-up ecosystem and a working platform by catering to the needs of budding entrepreneurs.
“Mentorship is key to unlocking each of our entrepreneurial spirits”
Mizone allows you to see the winner inside yourself. We empower a person to see a possible future and believe it can be achieved. We are continuously adding to our mentor pool of business management, technology and domain experts. Entrepreneurs are encouraged to write to us, seeking mentorship in areas they wish to get external advise.
Start-ups, with a viable business model and in need of financial assistance, will be provided growth and venture capital from Malabar angel investors as per the guidelines of the Kerala Start-up Mission and SEBI rules and regulations. They will receive seed funds in the form of equity infusion and convertible loans.
Mizone is providing a free help desk service for all the entrepeneurs including startups, medium, small and micro enterprises (MSMEs).The services include clearing doubts, offering advisory services on different areas of the business such as organization registration, statutory taxes, licenses, approvals from Government/Local Self Government Institutions, various loans/schemes and financial/marketing/operational/ taxation, introducing latest technology etc. A panel of experts in various sectors will address the queries from the entrepreneurs.