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21 October, 2020 Ramya Venkitesh

How would inclusive design help your organisation?

Limited awareness of people has constrained the use of the term ‘inclusion’ majorly with respect to culture, education and politics.  This has often led to the neglection of the importance of this term relating to the usability of many products and services for people with disabilities.   Inclusive design requires a change in the usual pattern of thinking. It therefore widens and ensures the reach and accessibility of mainstream products and services to…

30 September, 2020 Shilpi Kapoor

Mentorship — A gap for Assistive Technology Startups

In 2004, when I got funded by Aavishkaar, honestly I didn’t know much of the social enterprise or the venture capitalist world. I didn’t even know what it meant to have an investor. Was fortunate to have Aavishkaar & Vineet Rai believe in the idea of BarrierBreak & my own family who was willing to back the idea…

28 September, 2020 Shilpi Kapoor

Launching the BarrierBreak Assistive Technology Startup Mentorship Program

BarrierBreak is proud to announce the 3 month Assistive Technology Startup (ATS) Mentorship Program to assist startup founders focusing on solutions for people with disabilities. The ATS Mentorship Program will help startups identify & solve for their  focus areas. What we bring to the table is the deep knowledge of the disability sector, market understanding…