GitHub, an open-source software development platform, said that it has opened up its developer platform to Indian developers in order to support the country’s startup environment.
Up to 20 free seats of GitHub Enterprise, together with help and direction from GitHub technical experts, will be provided to qualified entrepreneurs in India and throughout the world for one year.
“As the home for the world’s developers, it is our responsibility to provide entrepreneurs access to our complete developer platform, so anyone can rapidly and securely turn their aspirations into the next great startup of tomorrow,” said Thomas Dohmke, CEO of GitHub.
GitHub, which is owned by Microsoft, has more than 7.2 million developers in India and more than 83 million worldwide.
GitHub for Startups, which was introduced earlier this year, has been assisting hundreds of startups—including a few in India—in the pilot group with collaboration and productivity, security, and harnessing the pace of creation.
To make its developer platform available to companies in their ecosystems, GitHub has worked with some of the top venture capital, accelerator, and startup support organizations on the planet.
“GitHub for Startups is the best wingman an engineering manager could ask for. Its powerful CI/CD tools helped us automate tasks like linting, testing, and publishing, saving countless hours,” said Madhav Krishna, Founder and CEO of startup Vahan.
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