March 14, 2019
India Accelerator – the only GAN partnered, mentorship driven, Acceleration program in India recently hosted “The Inner Circle”. The selected gathering of the highly curated guests got a first-hand view of the multiple opportunities available for the savvy investor seeking structured instruments to invest in the startup world. The session was attended by many eminent personalities like Mr. Rajesh Sud (ex-Vice Chairman and MD Max Life Insurance), Mr. Vikas Gujral (Director and Chief Operating Officer, Max Bupa Health Insurance), and Mr. Manoj Dawne, a serial investor and entrepreneur, Shipra Mishra (Co-founder Kabeela.life Ventures) and many other angel investors.
India Accelerator has also shortlisted nine start-ups for its spring 2019 cohort. The S2019 Program is an intensive 4-month innovation “boot camp” based program, where start-ups are provided with technology, business services and incubation space, along with intense individual mentoring focused on the product and business development. The shortlisted startups will also receive up to INR 30-35 Lakhs in cash, perks and services, with the potential to score follow-up funding after the Demo Day. India Accelerator works intensively to help build teams find a product-market fit and chalk out market-specific growth strategies.
Commenting on spring 2019 Program, Mona Singh, Chief Acceleration Officer of India Accelerator said, "In December 2018, we opened applications for spring 2019 program. We are thrilled to announce the start of the new class. Given the huge volume of applications, We selected almost double our normal class size of 5. For the new class program, we have chosen 9 start-ups from the domain of security, marketing, media and entertainment, travel, hyper-local, B2B travel and AgriTech. Similar to earlier cohorts, these incredible startups will get access to the best of offerings – including mentorship from industry experts, free support, cloud credits, and more. These startups will undergo an intensive 16-weeks mentorship boot camp in March, followed by more engagements in April and May. During the course of the program, the startups will receive insights and support on advanced technologies such as ML, in-depth design sprints for specifically identified challenges, guidance on focused tech projects, networking opportunities at industry events, and much more."
The start-ups which have been shortlisted for the Spring 2019 Program are
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