startup accelerators in india

Startup accelerators and incubators are the best way to boost your business. They help you with mentorship, product development, funding, scaling, and networking. However, it is difficult to find the right accelerator for your startup as each startup accelerator is unique and caters to specific industries and stages.

Startup accelerators, also known as seed accelerators, are fixed-term, cohort-based programs that include seed investment, connections, mentorship, educational components, and culminate in a public pitch event or demo day to accelerate growth. Wikipedia

As there are 1000s of startup accelerators across the globe, we have curated a list of homegrown startup accelerators in India that are the most active in the Indian startup ecosystem.

Top 59 Startup Accelerators in India

Note – The majority of the information mentioned in this article has been collated from the accelerators, their official websites data, and media releases. We have been unable to verify and find information for a few accelerators, for those with valid information, do email it to us.


5ideas bring 30 years plus operating experience and capabilities across corporates and startups to support founders in scaling their startups. The accelerator invests in a range from INR 25 lakhs to INR 1.5 crores and helps to raise further pre-series A round. They have mentors span across successful entrepreneurs, domain experts, investors and leaders in Big Internet & Mobile companies

Startups Accelerated – KartRocket, Kraftly, Dataweave, Be U Salons, Talking Threads, Uncommon, Shiprocket, Roposo, Giveter, Priceweave

Accepted Verticals – Niche E-commerce, B2B/ SME focused SAAS, Intersection of mobile & geo, Education, Urban Parenting, Big Data, Ad Tech

How to Apply – You can apply to 5ideas Startup Superfuel Fund by visiting this page and filling up the online application form.

50K Accelerator

50K Accelerator defines a startup’s go-to-market strategy, unlocks opportunities for market and sales enablement and conducts regular in-house sessions to connect startups with enterprise customers. The program builds brand visibility, creates strategic partnerships and positions early stage startups in the market as companies to look out for.

Startups Accelerated – The current portfolio includes only one startup, CheckOn

Accepted Verticals – Payments, security, and business interoperability

How to Apply – They roll out applications every 4 months and invite applications from startups looking to scale up in a short period. You can visit this page to apply to this accelerator program.

AIM Smart City Accelerator

It is a four-month program, wherein beyond funding and mentoring, the accelerator will also liaise with the Government to consider the solutions proposed by selected startups. The program is also supported by Microsoft’s BizSpark program, under which selected startups can individually apply for up to $120K (INR 80 Lakhs) worth of Azure cloud computing.

Startups Accelerated – Exchange4Solar, Ajeevi, Gudgudee, Pump Charge, Smarter Clinics, Khetify, KONTEXT, TRUCKERRS, Sukriti Social Foundation, Smartify Health, Docturnal, UtopiaTech, YSpot

Accepted Verticals – Health, Sanitation and Waste Management

How to Apply – You should only apply if you have a startup that has been able to develop a minimum viable product or has been able to show some customer traction for their business. To apply, you may write to them at

Amplifi Asia

It is the only B2B SaaS accelerator, with a three-month-long program. These selected startups work out of the XIME campus in Bengaluru. The initiative aims to prepare each startup with a focused business pitch and a working or refined prototype. Amplifi’s program is available currently in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi NCR, and Kolkata and has been recently launched in Hong Kong.

Startups Accelerated – Trilyo, Tellofy, Varsito, Anvaya, Travdots,, Keito, Bricapp, Superwise, Bestosys, Virtual Spaces, FansWifi, RGuardian

Accepted Verticals – Consumer, consumer tech, Media & Entertainment, Telecom services, Engineering services, Manufacturing (non-heavy), Fashion & Retail, MedTech, Artificial intelligence, Fintech

How to Apply – You can connect with them to know more about the application process by visiting their office, calling them or writing them an email. To find their contact details, you can visit their contact page.

Apply Hours

Appy Hours is a collaborative, product-oriented, partnership program, where we work with promising start-ups to build their core products and services. They partner with the startups to provide them with world-class services on Mobile/Web App UX, Product Design, Development, and Marketing.

Startups Accelerated – KNOiT, Trizzio, ScholFin, Sarvam, All Things Happy, Fleet Market, Trustb.le, Wow.Jobs, Titanobots, Yoride

Accepted Verticals – Web, Mobile, Wearables, Blockchain, Robotics, VR, IoT

How to Apply – You can apply to this accelerator program by visiting this page, filling up this form and uploading your pitch deck.

Autodesk Entrepreneur Impact Programme

Autodesk’s Entrepreneur Impact Programme is a worldwide network of Cleantech and Impact Entrepreneurs who believe in the power of design to create a better world. By joining this accelerator program, you get access to exclusive training, events, and co-marketing opportunities. You will also get $150,000 worth of credits for using Autodesk’s digital prototyping software that helps you design, visualize, and simulate your ideas, so you can build a better world.

Startups Accelerated – Biolite, Bombora, RESA, Windpax, Agrilution, FreeWire, LIM Innovations, Loowatt, NBD Nano, Planetary Power, Uncharted Play, Vantage Power

Accepted Verticals – Energy, Water, Transportation, Waste, Agriculture, Built Environment, Health & Well-Being, Marine

How to Apply – To join, your business should be less than 5 years old, have fewer than 10 employees, and have less than $1 million in annual revenue. You can fill this online form if your startup fulfills the criteria.


Avishkar is an acceleration program for startups working with AI, AR / VR, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics, NLP and other deep tech technologies. Startups get INR 25 lakhs seed money in convertible notes, 6 months dedicated incubation and help with research upon joining this program.

Startups Accelerated – Docturnal,, Endless Robotics, Metafact, Fabulyst, Revos, HyreLabs, Sastra Robotics, InStoried, Mashinga, DreamVu, Scholr, XMachines

Accepted Verticals – MedTech, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Diagnostics, Wellness, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Robotics, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Computer Vision

How to Apply –  The ideal candidate would be in the prototyping stage with a reasonable amount of market validation. It won’t be mandatory for the selected startups to relocate to Hyderabad. However, it will be expected of the founders to spend at least one month working from the IIIT-H Foundation’s incubation center. You can apply to this startup accelerator in India by visiting F6S and applying through this link.

Axilor Ventures

Founded by some of the most respected entrepreneurs, Axilor is an accelerator and a seed fund. It helps founders improve their odds of success through its programs and a unique venture funding model. The 100-day Axilor Accelerator program is simply one of the fastest ways to build a high growth business and get funded. As a startup, you will get there by figuring out if you are working on something that people really want, build products that your users will love and demonstrate early signs of product-market fit.

Startups Accelerated – 5C Network, Adya, Airpix,, Appiyo, ArchSaber, Awesummly, BetterWealth, CashPositive, Castiko, Clappia, ClinMD, Cuddl, Dataturks, Detect, Difin, DynaMove, Finly, Headfone

Accepted Verticals – Consumer, B2B, Deeptech, Fintech, Healthtech

How to Apply – You can apply to this accelerator by visiting F6S and applying through this link. Majority of the founders who have been selected into the program were almost 6 months into their business, with a working product, early adoption metrics in place and some early revenues.

Brand Capital GSV

Brand Capital GSV will get you access to mentorship from leaders in India and the Silicon Valley with one exclusively dedicated mentor per startup. Furthermore, you get media investment and distribution opportunities through the Times of India Group to help you rapidly acquire customers and scale your brand. It takes 7% equity and invests up to INR 40 lakhs in each startup.

Startups Accelerated – Art&Found, Avenue Growth, JustDoc, diy cam, Mask Chat, NYOKAS, Talespin, FinUp, Clorik, One Lease, enytime, GeeksDemy, GrokCare, LivSharbati, Mate, MindIQ Solutions, Original4Sure, Perpule

Accepted Verticals – EdTech, FinTech, HealthTech, Consumer services

How to Apply – Applications to the 2nd cohort are now closed. Please stay in touch to hear back from us. You can apply to the accelerator program by visiting this link and applying through F6S.

Brigade REAP

Brigade Real Estate Accelerator Program (REAP) aims to help Innovators and Inventors utilize technology to create sustainable and scalable businesses in the Real Estate industry, an industry ripe for disruption. The 4-month structured program has been developed over the period of working with Startups, Investors, corporates, academia and domain experts with a focus on helping young companies scale.

Startups Accelerated – Aapka Partner, Cosntapark, CRE Matrix, EcoStp, Natura, PParkE, PropsAMC, QuickQuotes, QwikSpec, SnapTrude, Strayos, ZeeSense

Accepted Verticals – Logistics, Supply Chain, Internet of Things, Cleantech, Renewable Energy, Nanotechnology, Visual Computing

How to Apply – To apply to this accelerator program, you can visit their contact page to find their mailing and email address. You can write to them directly and ask about the application process.

Business World – BW Accelerate

BW Accelerate is a business accelerate initiative built on thousands of hours of knowledge & intelligence acquired through a participative partnership with businesses. A strong sector agnostic 3 months/14 week program is designed to accelerate startups & businesses across stages. Key features of the program is a ‘made to measure’ action plan with a deep focus on 3 fundamental aspects required for a growth-focused of business- MENTOR, MARKET, MONEY

Startups Accelerated – AddoDoc, Around, Adurcup, Chalopadho, Eduvision Technologies, Instaproc, Mydermacy, PlayYourSport, Tpot, SurveyGamez, Actozen, Brevity, Cityfurnish, CollegeMedia

Accepted Verticals – Healthtech, Media, Technology, Mobile, Gaming, Consumer, Sports, Edtech, Hyperlocal, Real Estate

How to Apply – You can apply to this accelerator through F6S. However, the accelerator is not accepting applications at the time of writing this article. For more information reach out Mr. Ashu Agarwal – Director BW Accelerator at or call at +91 9953755888.

Cisco Launchpad

Cisco LaunchPad aims to support startups in their entrepreneurial journey and help them scale to the next level by providing access to a wide gamut of resources. Startups get nominal grant upon the start of the Cohort and additional grant at the end of the cohort based on performance. Startups also can interact with the Angel investor and Venture Capital community to tap new opportunities.

Startups Accelerated – Cloudphysician, Deepfence, Enmovil, Tagvance, UTORA, Yellow Messenger, MinionLabs, Appknox, MishiPay, Dataglen, Pickcel, Pycno, Imaginate, IQLECT, Algo Engines, Teslon

Accepted Verticals – Healthcare, Retail & user IoT, Agri & Energy, Industrial IoT, Emerging Tech, Enterprise Tech, Security, Surveillance & Asset Tracking

How to Apply – You can pitch to get admitted into Cisco’s Launchpad by emailing them. You can find the email address by visiting this link. The shortlisted startups will go through an online/telephonic discussion with Management and sponsors.


DesignGild is an initiative of the MIT INSTITUTE OF DESIGN, Pune. it’s an ecosystem that provides high-quality design mentorship and resources to passionate individuals and teams to create Design-led businesses. DesignGild offers an immersive program that leverages the rich design thinking and design doing the experience of MIT ID. The program will have two strands- DESIGN & MAKE under which the start-ups will be exposed to the latest design methods and processes to enable them to unlock business opportunities.

Startups Accelerated – QtPi, RxHealth

Accepted Verticals – Startups from any sector and stage are eligible to apply

How to Apply – You can apply to this accelerator program through F6S by visiting this link. The deployment of funds is mediated by DesignGild to ensure focus on design activities and resources and for it and shares equity of maximum 3% to 4%.


Edugild is an internationally recognized EdTech accelerator based in India. EDUGILD scales up companies in the Education and Learning space. It is the only EdTech accelerator in APAC that is backed by 3 universities, 70 institutes, with 80K students on campus every year. Edugild conducts two batches every year. Some of the strategic partners of the accelerator include Cambridge University Press, EPG UK, JMD Edu China, EdTech Israel, Brand Capital, VIT Vellore, Fresco Capital and more.

Startups Accelerated – Study Marvel, YoScholar, Simulanis, SkillSoniq, Kids Triangle, ChangeMyPath, AmbitionUp, Abroad Shiksha, Vidya, Musein, ClassBoat, HeadNext, Knack, Practr, MemoryTrix

Accepted Verticals – Edtech, Education

How to Apply – The startup is not accepting applications at the time of writing this article. However, you can always check this page to apply through F6S as well as also check their website to get more information about application deadlines.

ESpark – Viridian

It is a business accelerator supporting early-stage and growth-seeking startups with centers in key entrepreneurial hubs across India. Twice a year, the accelerator invites applications from emerging startups. Through these two cohorts, it rolls out two different modules for businesses in different stages. Based on the stage of the startup, they get enrolled in either of these modules.

Startups Accelerated – Aanvik, Accelerate Social Kount, Airllet, Askmonk, Ayukrt, CabMe, Buildcare, Carpiko, ClassUp, Dailycacy, EarthyZest, Edulocation, FindMedz, Fixtoh, Garambox, GharSeNaukri.Com, HighFlier

Accepted Verticals – Agriculture, Automation, Clean Tech / Energy, Consulting, Education, Literature, Entertainment & Lifestyle, Fashion, Food and Hospitality, Health and Wellness, Human Resources, Information Technology, Mobile Applications, Online Renting, Retail, Social Networking, Technology

How to Apply – You can apply to this business accelerator in India by filling up this online form. The accelerator generally prefers working with companies which are in the idea to early revenue stage. You are, however, welcome to apply at any stage.

five.eight Accelerator

five.eight is launched by GE Healthcare aimed at improving healthcare outcomes for the world’s developing economies. Through the program, GE Healthcare and each startup will focus on commercially scaling healthcare innovations for emerging economies. Funding of up to $5 million per startup is in scope and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Startups Accelerated – iBreastExam, Mobenzi, Lifetrack Medical Systems

Accepted Verticals – Healthcare, Healthtech, Medtech

How to Apply – You can apply to this accelerator program by visiting this page and filling up the online form. Applications will be evaluated based on a market assessment of needs and the solutions ability to meet those market needs and its potential for global commercial scalability.

FORGE Accelerator

The accelerator program is an initiative promoted by Coimbatore Innovation and Business Incubator (CIBI). The program begins with a Minimum Viable Business (MVB) BootCamp, followed by a three-to-six month accelerator program aimed at preparing selected startups to raise Seed capital from Forge with potential for co-investment from angel/VC partners.

Startups Accelerated – SkaaS, Praqtise, Infinite Engineers,, Vesto, Arivanza, Chidagni

Accepted Verticals – Connected devices, industrial Internet, digital businesses

How to Apply – You can apply to FORGE Accelerator program by visiting this page and filling up the online application form.


Fostinno is a pre-incubator where one can join at a pre-idea stage and explore their domain of interest. With support like exhaustive brainstorming and mentoring, founders can evolve to a Proof of Concept. The project is then incubated for six months in Fostinno Venture Labs program. During the incubation, a minimum viable product is built and a market is found for the product. Once the startup graduates, Fostinno’s alumni network continue to help the founders.

Startups Accelerated – Unknown

Accepted Verticals – Unknown

How to Apply – Anyone can apply to Fostinno’s program by visiting this link and filling up the Google Form. Whether you are at the ideation stage, product development stage or growth stage, you can always apply to this incubator.

GHV Accelerator

GHV Accelerator stands for Green House Ventures Accelerator. They select 25 startups and accelerate them for 3 years and also provides seed funding of INR 35 lakhs – INR 1.4 crores. They provide startups with Mentors Network, Road Shows, IPR / Legal Support, HR/ IT Support, PR, Networking and Fundraising Support, Market Research Advisory and Go to Market Strategy Support in order to make them ready for subsequent funding rounds.

Startups Accelerated – FitMeIn, Applop, My Taxi India,  FoodPort, Applop, CaRMP, AddUrCup, PickMyLaundry, PindropMusic, RoadGods, OpenTalk, Sattviko, Propre

Accepted Verticals – Healthtech, Edtech, Fintech, Internet of Things, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, SaaS

How to Apply – You can apply to GHV Accelerator by uploading your pitch deck and business plan through their application page.


Global INcubationSERVices (GINSERV) is a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) and a business accelerator operating from Bangalore. The company has been promoted by JSS Mahavidyapeetha, Mysore, one of India’s modernistic educational organization, with the support of National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India. It provides funding of up to INR 1.5 crores during the 12 weeks intense structured program.

Startups Accelerated – Abacies Logiciels, Ask Technology, Uolo Technology, Stragure Software Technologies, Pozibility Technologies, Mukti Lifestyle, Krackin, iSol Talent Consulting, I Nu IT Cloud Technologies, FHS Accelerator & Consultancy, College Lens Technology

Accepted Verticals – Technology, Mobile, e-Commerce, B2B, Consultancy, SaaS, Enterprise, Business Solutions

How to Apply – You can connect with them via phone, email or physical visit. All the details can be found on their contact page. You can also fill up the form on the page to send them a message directly through their website.

Govin Capital Startup Accelerator Program

It is a global innovation network that accelerates early-stage startups through its offices in Chennai and Vishakapatnam. The accelerator offers a six-month program with support from over 150 mentors. The accelerator partnered with Pune-based Seed Infotech to launch the Pune chapter of its Startup Accelerator India. Govin Capital Startup Accelerator selects startups at the ideation stage, incubate them and invest in between INR 1 crores to INR 10 crores in exchange of 20% (up to) stake.

Startups Accelerated – HealthSaathi, Unihalt, Greenline Labs, Palash IVF, CIALFO, CellBeans, Ciaflo, Yolopay, Raybaby, Kare 4U, ebeecare

Accepted Verticals – Medical, Healthtech, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Fashion, Tourism, SaaS, Virtual Reality, e-Commerce, Foodtech, Edtech

How to Apply – You can apply to this accelerator by visiting this page and filling up the screening form. You can also visit the office. The address is mentioned on the same contact page.


Founded by Krishnan Ganesh, founder of Portea Medica, Growth Story is an entrepreneurship platform dedicated to greenfield ventures. However, the accelerator accepts startups from other verticals too. Some of the startups accelerated at GrowthStory has raised funds from institutions venture capitalists like Bessemer Venture Partners, Aarin Capital, Zodius Capital, Helion  Venture Partners, Qualcomm Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, VentureEast, WestBridge Capital, Ascent Capital (UTI venture funds) and several others

Startups Accelerated – BigBasket, Portea, BlueStone, Freshmenu, Grow, HomeLane, Hungerbox, HouseJoy, Qtove, Social Frontier, Avagmah, AcadGild, Tutor Vista, Marketics, CustomerAsset

Accepted Verticals – Healthtech, Technology, Edtech, Retail, Consumer Internet, Home Decor, Foodtech, Social, MarTech, Big Data, Hyperlocal

How to Apply – If you want to be a part of GrowthStory, you can connect them by visiting this page and filling up the contact form. Alternatively, you can also visit their physical office whose address is mentioned on the contact page.

GSF Global Accelerator

GSF is India’s leading startup accelerator program, having accelerated over 50 startups in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore. Among these, 10 startups have exited, about 40% have raised venture rounds, and over 80% have gone on to raise angel funding. It has two accelerator programs, one that focuses on Fintech startups and the other that focuses on every other sector. Fintech startups may also raise INR 1.4 crores in funding during their incubation.

Startups Accelerated – Little Eye Labs, SilverPush, Zapr, Overcart, HackerEarth, Flinto, Browntape, Timesaverz, Dailyrounds, Pluss App, DocsApp, Gamezop, Pokkt, SilverSparro, HeyMojo, NewsBytes

Accepted Verticals – Healthtech, Media, Adtech, Enterprise, SaaS, Analytics, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, Consumer

How to Apply – You can apply to both GSF Accelerator and GSF Fintech Accelerator via AngelList. However, the application deadline is over and you can always check their website for updates.

Hax Hardware Accelerator

Hax Hardware Accelerator is the world’s first hardware accelerator that has accelerated more than 150 startups in the last four years. These startups generated combined revenue of more than INR 3,500 crores. It runs a two-year program every year and invites startups at the pre-launch stage. The startup also receives funding ranging between INR 17.5 lakh to INR 1.4 crores based on the idea and scalability against 6%-9% equity.

Startups Accelerated – Makeblock, Nura, Yeelight, Auroma, Bartesian, Mindset, Tinkamo, Teamosa, Flash, Opentrons, Wazer, Digibio, Avidbots, Voltera, Nuada,

Accepted Verticals – Industria, Health, Consumer, Enterprise, Technology, Robitics, Consumer Electronics, Wearables, Hardware, B2B, Mobile

How to Apply – You can apply to be a part of Hax Hardware Accelerator by visiting this page and filling up the form. The last date to apply for the 2019 batch is 31st May 2019.


HealthStart accelerator program helps early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs with funding of up to INR 25 lakhs, mentorship, and other requisite support. The accelerator is launched by HealthStart and ISB’s accelerator DLabs. The program is 20-week long. HealthStart has partnered with GlaxoSmithKline for its Accelerator Program 2018 to bring a unique opportunity for early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs to get funding, mentoring & access to a global network.

Startups Accelerated – Tattva, Healthians, GymPik, Obino, Careway Health, KiVi Health, Medicea Technology Solutions,, TheHealthOrange, Aether Biomedical

Accepted Verticals – Healthcare, Healthtech, Pharma

How to Apply – You can apply to this accelerator through F6S by visiting this link. The startups should have a prototype or proof-of-concept or pilot.

IKB Life Science Incubator

Life Science Incubator (LSI) is set up within IKP Knowledge Park as a division with a key objective of nurturing start-up companies and entrepreneurs working in the areas of healthcare, agriculture, food/nutrition, bio-energy, industrial & environmental biotechnology, etc. The LSI was set up in January 2006 with an incubation space of around 3,000 sq. ft. with the support of National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB) of Dept. of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

Startups Accelerated – Biotex, CaroCure, Crystal Morphix, EnziBeta, GramsMicrobe, Intera Healthcare, Monitra Health, Laxai Biopharma, Telluris, Sita Logics

Accepted Verticals – Healthcare, Food, Nutrition, Agriculture, Industrial Biotech, Environment, BioEnergy, Clean Energy

How to Apply – You can submit your business details directly via physical mail or email to the concerned person. You can find the guidelines on what to include in your proposal as well as the contact information by visiting this page.

Indigram Labs

They support Startups from Idea till Seed stage. Quantum of funds vary from 4 Lakhs to 1 Crore  INR. Our mission to support enterprises, solving development challenges lead us to invest in the prototyping and product development phase up to early growth. They work with enterprises until the business has stabilized and exits once it is investable and scalable. Startups often get leveraged from the extensive rural network in 18 states, 36 field offices, 25 field offices, 250+ FPO’s and access to experienced experts.

Startups Accelerated – Advi Foods, ASM Krishiyog, ECSO Global, Fruchef, Sattviko, Agronature, XaasTag, New Leaf Dynamics, Indraprastha Academy

Accepted Verticals – Agriculture, Food, Health, CleanTech, Education

How to Apply – To apply to this startup accelerator in India, you have to visit their website and click on the Apply Now button. You can then fill up the contact form and wait to hear from them.

Indian Angels Network

Indian Angel Network is a network of Angel investors keen to invest in early-stage businesses which have the potential to create disproportionate value. Started in April 2006, the Indian Angel Network in addition to money provides constant access to high quality mentoring, vast networks and inputs on strategy as well as execution. The Network members, because of their background are better able to assess the potential and risks at the early stage.

Startups Accelerated – Hungryzone, 6Degree, AdStringO, Ascema, Assured Risk Cover, BOX8, Druva, Ecosense, Faballey, CollegeSearch, LawRato, Loginext, Mobilewalla, Ridlr, ShoeKonnect, StyleDotMe, Unbxd, Wow! Momo, Zippr

Accepted Verticals – Agritech, AI-ML-M2M, B2C-Consumer, Deep Tech, Devices-Electronics, Robotics, Education, Energy-Resources-Waste, Enterprise Solutions-Analytics, Financial Services, Food and Hospitality, HealthCare, HR, Infrastructure-Security, Internet, Life Science-Pharma, Logistics-Mobility, Manufacturing-Engineering, Media, Entertainment, Advertising, Real Estate, Service, Social-Impact , Telecom, Travel

How to Apply – You can send in a presentation comprising 5-7 slides (with a max file size of 5MB) covering the basic aspects of the proposition and the business plan by visiting their website and submitting the details on the submission form.

Indus Net Labs

Indus Net Labs is a Kolkata-based digital acceleration lab. It only accepts B2B Digital /Software Technology Startups. It is a 3-month intensive program, which includes Structured Mentoring by specialized B2B technology entrepreneurs on business strategy, business model, product-market fit, segmentation positioning-differentiation, marketing plan, sales pitch & process, scaling, Understanding and managing finance, team building, technology guidance, management basics, and real-life lessons

Startups Accelerated – Breeze, Collusion

Accepted Verticals – SaaS, Enterprise Tech, Retail Technology, Fintech, MarTech, B2B

How to Apply – The application opens from 1st October every year and 1st Batch starts from 1st November. The seats are limited to 4 startups only. You can visit their website and contact them using their form on the Contact Us section.

Intel India Maker Lab

Started in 2015 by Intel India in association with Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT-Bombay, and Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, the one-year long plugin program called Intel India Maker Lab aims to promote hardware-related startups. Under the collaboration, while Intel India provided the necessary infrastructure to the shortlisted startups, DST sponsored the program. SINE IITB mentored the startups and imparted knowledge expertise to them.

Startups Accelerated – Cyclops MedTech, SensoVision, Constems-AI, Maxerience, Entropic Tech, Kaaenaat, SkinCurate, NOOS Technologies, Cardiotrack, Combat Robotics, CyRRUP, Prakarna

Accepted Verticals – Hardware, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Healthtech, Machine Learning, Technology, Robotics, Advanced Technologies

How to Apply – The accelerator is not accepting applications currently. However, you can mail them at to know more about the timeline, application process and other features.

ISDI Creative Accelerator

ISDI Creative Accelerator, powered by Microsoft Ventures is India’s first and only, truly interdisciplinary business accelerator merging design and technology to propel the next generation of highly innovative, globally competitive companies from India. The ISDI Creative Accelerator at Mumbai will provide the opportunity to a select group of entrepreneurs to launch or re-design their company through an immersive, six-month-long program merging design, technology, and business innovation.

Startups Accelerated – ClassReserve, mGuru, Ornativa, Avanzar Health, Linkwok, Random in Tandem

Accepted Verticals – Healthtech, Technology, Edutech, Mobile, 3D Printing, Wearable, Consumer Internet, e-Commerce, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Home Decor, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

How to Apply – The accelerator is not accepting applications at the time of writing the article. However, you can always check their application page to get updates about future application invitation.

Jaarvis Accelerator

Jaarvis Accelerator takes early stage technology-based start-ups and helps them rapidly build a sustainable business. Jaarvis Accelerator can guide you and provide concrete plans for development, marketing, and customer acquisition. Our Startups have total independence in deciding which services to use, leveraging our defined starting points and playbook to create a comprehensive tailored program to ensure success.

Startups Accelerated – R2 Robotronics, PsychD, DrinksOnMe, Comparometer, ExtraCarbon, Sniffer, Design Dodo, Arbunize, EduRev, Spotwrks, Promon

Accepted Verticals – Technology, Robotics, Healthcare, Edutech, Green Energy, Consumer Internet, Mobile, Design, Food & Beverages, Animal Care

How to Apply – You can apply to Jaarvis Accelerator by submitting your application here. You have to submit your financial details, business proposition, ownership details and industry details on the page.


JioGenNext is a startup accelerator backed by Reliance Industries who advise and mentor exceptional founders for launching their startup in the Jio ecosystem. JioGenNext provides a platform for young aspirational technopreneurs with ignited minds to achieve non-linear growth with speed, scale, and sustainability that is unmatched.

Startups Accelerated – 1Mobility, Akasa Labs, Algo Engines, Amie, AuthBase, Avaz, AxleRate, Ayasta, Benow, BigHaat, Big Ph, BuzzOpinion, Buyhatke, Call Ambulance, CarIQ, Clinikk,, Loginext, LegalDesk

Accepted Verticals – Legal, e-Commerce, Fintech, Consumer Internet, Social, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Mobile, Machine Learning, Big Data, Automotive

How to Apply – In order to apply, you can connect with them via their contact us page. It is advisable to connect with them through email rather than directly visiting the physical office or calling them on their number.

Khosla Labs

The Khosla Labs team of entrepreneurs comes up with several ideas to test and experiment. These projects get prototyped through in-house design and technology teams and are pilot tested on the ground to get feedback and market validation. Based on the project traction and business plan, the project gets funded by the Khosla Ventures seed fund and a new company gets spun-off by the lead entrepreneurs from the lab.

Startups Accelerated – Clutch.AI, Novopay

Accepted Verticals – Mobile Payments, Fintech, Banking, Aadhaar Applications, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Retail Efficiency

How to Apply – You can get in touch with the accelerator with your business presentation and pitch deck by visiting their contact page. Details and schedule about the program are not available on the web.

Google Launchpad Accelerator

Launchpad regional accelerators are tailored specifically to their local markets, and provide access to the best of Google – its people, network, and advanced technologies – helping startups build great products. Launchpad Accelerator India, based in Bengaluru, is focused on supporting great startups that are solving for India specific challenges using AI/ML. Startups will receive mentorship and support from the best of Google in AI/ML, Cloud, UX, Android, Web, Product Strategy and Marketing.

Startups Accelerated – CareNx Innovations, Vassar Labs, Wysa, MultiBhashi, GenRobotics, OliveWear, Signzy, SlangLabs, ten3THealthcare, Uncanny Vision, Opentalk, THB, Perceptiviti Data Solutions, DheeYantra, FinancePeer, SmartCoin, HRBOT,

Accepted Verticals – Mobile, Technology, Social, e-Commerce, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, VR/AR, Fintech, Big Data, Healthtech

How to Apply – You can apply to Google’s Launchpad Accelerator program by filling up this Google Form. You have to fill basic details about your startup

Microsoft ScaleUp Accelerator

The Microsoft ScaleUp program (previously known as Microsoft Accelerator) is designed for Series A startups and offers access to sales, marketing, and technical support. You also get $200 worth Microsoft Azure credits to boost your tech startup. ScaleUp helps startups grow across the globe with an intensive Microsoft-led program in eight global offices in Bangalore, Beijing, Berlin, London, Seattle, Shanghai, Sydney, and Tel Aviv.

Startups Accelerated – Shieldsquare, SignEasy, Sigtuple, Sliderule, Support Bee, Surukam, Syscloud, Table Grabber, Tallenge, Talview, Tarnea, TommyJams, Tookitaki, Tricog, Tuebora,, VakilSearch, VigyanLabs, Visarity, Voonik, and 100 others.

Accepted Verticals – 3D , Advertising & Marketing, Agritech, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Backend-as-a-Service, Big Data, Cleantech, Consumer apps, Dev tools, eCommerce, Education, e-Governance, Enterprise SaaS & IT, Fintech/Payments, Gaming, Hardware, Healthcare, HR, Internet of Things, Media, Navigation/Transportation, Productivity, Retail, Security, Social, Storage and Server solutions, Travel & Leisure, Wearables

How to Apply – Microsoft is not accepting applications from India at the time of writing this application. However, you can always check this page to know if they have started accepting applications.


Neoleap is the first structured private accelerator in East India. Upon joining, a startup will be provided with a senior entrepreneur or a professional in the sector-specific domain and knowledge. Startups will gain from continuous sharing of information and experience sharing by mentors in the relevant domain.

Startups Accelerated – Tea Raja, Healthbuds, MachineHire, Peazy, Ramuka’s, Finance Republic, FabDyl, Pic n Span, Tipsy Now, Drinks Kartz

Accepted Verticals – Consumer, Food & Beverages, Service, Finance, Consumer Internet, Mobile, Technology, Healthcare, Hyperlocal

How to Apply – You can apply to NeoLeap accelerator program by visiting and filling up this Google Form. The duration of the accelerator program is 4 months.

NUMA Global Accelerator

Launched in 2015, NUMA’s Bengaluru Acceleration program receives 1000+ applications per year and counts 20+ startup alumni. You also get €700K of assets, advantages, and perks accessible via more than 70 partners including HubSpot, Trello, Github, Digital Ocean, Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services and more.

Startups Accelerated – Ambee, Bolt Auto,, Receptio, TrustCheckr, BookMySawari, FollowClass, Ideaphora, Repoto, SpotPlay, valmeeki, wlend, 1Plify, Canvazify, Courtside

Accepted Verticals – Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Foodtech, Food & Beverages, Retail, Education, Automotive, Technology, Transportation

How to Apply – The selection process consists of three steps, starting right from the application. Applications are reviewed by the NUMA team and are scored by 3 evaluators. The score your project receives reflects various key factors of success including your team, experience, market, and product. Depending on your score, you may be invited to participate in one-on-one interviews and pitch sessions.

Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator Program

Oracle’s startup accelerator program provides startups with Free Oracle Cloud credits, Migration credits and technical support, Engagement opportunities with Oracle’s 430,000+ customers, Access to Oracle’s product and development teams, World-class global mentoring program and curriculum, Proof-of-concept (POC) development and Cost savings and discounts after the free credit period.

Startups Accelerated – ConfirmTkt, ITILITE, LendFoundry, INCREFF, XOXODAY, Squadcast, Threatcop, Mobisy, VdoCipher, HeyMojo, Notify Visitors, Advantage Club, SustLabs, CredAble, I3 Systems, Eduvanz Finance, Jubu AI, RupeeCircle

Accepted Verticals – Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Big Data, Chatbot, Predictive Analysis, Automation

How to Apply – You can apply to Oracle’s startup cloud accelerator program through F6S by visiting this link. Oracle also invest in companies with solutions that align well with Oracle’s product stack and customer portfolio.

Pitney Bowes Accelerator

Pitney Bowes provides all the infrastructure you need – from office space to cloud credits to testing devices. They also help startups with Technical & Business mentorship, Product Management, Branding, Marketing, and Legal support. Moreover, you get access to all their cool stuff – Pitney Bowes Location, E-commerce, Machine Learning, Analytics, and Data tools.

Startups Accelerated – eCourierz, Infinite Analytics, Medimojo, Fetchon, SponsifyMe, Shipdesk, We Do Sky, Ipsator, Kayeura Technologies, Ideata, TeriTree, RetailNav, Audianz, Heuristics, Tagalys

Accepted Verticals – Location-based platforms (Services/advertising, analytics), Spatial enabled platforms (Analytics, enterprise apps, GIS-enabled systems, Navigation & other spatial analysis use cases), Mobile & Big Data Analytics, E-Commerce Management Systems (Horizontal platforms in targeting/retargeting, analytics, data integration, shipping & delivery management), Data Integration & Master Data Management, Mobile commerce, Proximity payments, M2M Platforms & Services

How to Apply –  Applying to the program is simple. Just send across a brief about your idea or a business plan via email (find their email here). There is no format, present what you think is exciting and important about your idea. However, they encourage people with at least a prototype or a V1 product to apply.

Revvx Hardware Accelerator

Revvx is India’s first and the largest Accelerator focussed on supporting Hardware Startups through Prototyping and Manufacturing of innovative consumer electronics and connected Devices. Revvx works with major silicon companies along with global design studios, Maker Labs, component suppliers, EMS companies and OEMs across India, China and Taiwan to support the Startups building disruptive consumer products.

Startups Accelerated – SeeHow, Things Cloud, TAPrint, Fraggingmonk, EzeeCube, Wagr, Cyclops, GameBeats, Bitmotion, Rewango, Talkin’ Things, Brelo, Titanobots, SpplyChain

Accepted Verticals – Internet of Things, Augmented /Virtual reality, Robotics, Drones, Blockchain, Wearables, and Connected Automobiles

How to Apply – The accelerator is currently not accepting applications at the time of writing this article. However, you can always check this page to know if there is an update in the application process.

Rise Accelerator by Barclays

Created by Barclays, the Rise Accelerator is an 18-week cohort-based program that offers industry connections, customer validation, investor access, and a global reach. Located at the financial heart of Mumbai, The Rise accelerator offers access to a state-of-the-art co-working space in Lower Parel. The program will assist with company building, mentorship and provide a great opportunity for companies to get plugged into the global eco-system and engage with world-class decision makers.

Startups Accelerated – Unknown

Accepted Verticals – Payments/processing, Security/fraud solutions, Regulatory and compliance solutions, Big data and analytics, Lending, Asset/wealth management products, Bitcoin/cryptocurrencies, P2P Lending, Crowdfunding

How to Apply – If you are interested in applying to The Rise Accelerator or have any questions about the program, you can visit this page to find the contact information of the concerned person.

Seed Fund

Started in 2006, Seed Fund is an active venture capital cum startup accelerator in India. In 2006, Bharati Jacob, Mahesh Murthy, and Pravin Gandhi combined their early stage investment experience to start Seedfund. They were soon joined by Paula Mariwala and Sanjay Anandram. They have offices in Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Delhi.

Startups Accelerated – Afaqs!, AxisRooms, Browntape, CarWale, Chumbak, DailyObjects, Done by None, EduSports, Fetise, Frontier Markets, Healthizen, Heckyl, Innoz, Ixsight, Jeevanti, Jeeves, Level 10 Comics, Lifeblob, LurnQ, Sabka Dentist, Nearify, Nevales, Printo, RedBus, Rupeetalk, SportsKeeda, ThinkLabs, Uhuroo, Vaatsalya, ViralMint, Voonik, V Resorts

Accepted Verticals – Consumer Internet, Hospitality, Technology, Mobile, e-Commerce, SaaS, Healthcare, Digital Media, Lifestyle, Education, Hyperlocal, B2B, Finance, Data Analytics, Sports

How to Apply – You can apply on this page. You have to fill details about your startup including data on the team, market opportunity, business model, Competitive landscape, Current investment status, Amount of funding, use of funds, revenue and 3-year revenue projections

Shell E4

The Shell E4 program builds upon the company’s global vision to support the energy sector’s evolving ecosystem. Shell has a rich history of working with entrepreneurs across the energy value chain globally. Aligned to this vision, #Makethefuture Accelerator India, which concluded in 2017, demonstrates Shell’s commitment to improve and build new energy systems through innovation and collaboration.

Startups Accelerated – Mobycy, RightWatts, Ziptrax, igrenEnergi, TresMoto, Manastu Space, AutoVRse, Logistics Now, Maximl, iGarage, Detect Technologies, ION Energy, IoTrek, Ossus Biorenewables, Transhcon

Accepted Verticals – Energy and related startups

How to Apply – You can apply to Shell E4 accelerator program by visiting F6S. The E4 Startup Programme offers tracks for startups at various maturity levels however the start-up should be in post lab PoC (typically TRL level 4-7) with a potential to impact the future of energy.

Startup Tunnel

Startup tunnel is an early stage accelerator for startups applying emerging technologies to create an impact. Startup Tunnel provides investment and mentorship to passionate teams working on game-changing ideas to enhance their capabilities in product development, marketing strategy, rapid prototyping, and design & user experience.

Startups Accelerated – Flip, SunFund, Skillacquire, Wink Email, Mr.Med, Junkart, Tranxact, Bookmybank, Bloodport, Fandoro, Medimojo, Agencyonnet, M4Maths, Truelancer, Jobspire, Cooll

Accepted Verticals – Fintech, Healthcare, Digital Governance, Cleantech, B2B, SaaS, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial intelligence, Virtual Reality, Internet of Things, Robotics, Cloud Computing

How to Apply – Startup Tunnel selects and invests in up to 10 startups in each batch of our acceleration program. You can apply to their acceleration program by visiting this link.

Target Accelerator

Designed to help innovative startups develop concepts that could improve Target’s business and the broader retail industry, the four-month intensive program focuses on transformative and technology-driven ideas to create solutions for today’s rapidly changing retail environment. We are looking to tap into the startup ecosystem in India and provide them a unique opportunity to work with the Target’s leadership team in a specially designed space at Target India’s office in Manyata Tech Park, Bangalore.

Startups Accelerated – Kenome, Point105-AR, Quilt, Moodboard, Eder, StylDod, Cogknit,, Streamoid, Light Information Systems, Hyperworks, Cognitifai, Moonraft Innovation Labs, vPhrase, Preksh, Mint, Uncanny Vision, Lechal,, StoryXpress, Charmboard

Accepted Verticals – Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Augmented Reality, Data Analytics, Blockchain, Social Media, eCommerce, SaaS, Virtual Reality, Consumer, Media

How to Apply – You can apply to the program by visiting this link. The customary screening and selection process includes multiple stages such as completing an online application followed by face-to-face pitching.


thinQbate is a community of like-minded individuals who have come together with one common goal – your success. They help you with their mentorship, access to the alumni network, workspace, product development, IT infrastructure, talent acquisition, legal and taxation as well as follow-up investment opportunities.

Startups Accelerated – NapNap, UACTIV, Nation of Sport, Piltover, Physiz, Vahanalytics, Taleho,, Redesyn, Hashtag Loyalty, Faclon

Accepted Verticals – Blockchain, Education, Healthcare, Fintech, Agriculture, Sports, Cleantech. Startups from other domains are also accepted.

How to Apply – You can apply to ThinQbate by visiting this link. They accept 7 startups every year and invest up to INR 20,00,000 in each startup by taking 5-15 percent in equity.

Thought Factory

Thought Factory is a startup accelerator started by Axis Bank to work on interesting ideas and experiment with emerging technologies for building breakthrough banking products and solutions. At the Accelerator powered by Zone Startups, they intend to build an ecosystem where both corporates & startups can team up to develop & grow together. The accelerator provides working space, development tools, mentorship, funding, and network.

Startups Accelerated – Pally, S2Pay, Perpule, FintechLabs, Paymatrix, Gieom, Active AI, Uncanny Vision, Worxogo

Accepted Verticals – Artificial intelligence, Big data and analytics, Mobility, Blockchain, IoT, Open API, Networking. Companies from other domains can also apply.

How to Apply – You may contact them at There is an application link but it was not working at the time of writing this post. You can always visit this link to see if it’s working.

Turning Ideas

In an effort to fuel the growth of India’s entrepreneurial and drive lifestyle led Innovation for youth in India, TurningIdeas has launched a grand challenge that intends to recognize the individuals/startups who have the drive to innovate, experiment, lead and inspire – the budding entrepreneurs, those who believe in contributing towards technology-enabled businesses in India!

Startups Accelerated – EasymyGST, SwagBag, Your Space, ScoreMe

Accepted Verticals – Fintech, Housing, Accounting, B2B, Retail, Marketplace, Taxation, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

How to Apply – You can apply to the incubation program via F6S by visiting this link. They typically fund 10 startups every year and acquire up to 10 percent equity and invests around INR 70,00,000 ($100,000) in each startup.


Founded in 2011, TLabs, simply put is a startup accelerator as well as an early stage seed-fund for Indian internet and mobile technology startups. What sets them apart and makes us one of the most established accelerators in the country are the mentors who include well-renowned and experienced entrepreneurs like Jitendra Gupta, Founder, CitrusPay and MD, PayU India, Rajan Anandnan, Managing Director, Google India, and Satyan Gajwani, MD- Times Internet Limited.

Startups Accelerated – Niche.AI, Peersome, HopOn, GetMyUni, MintM, HomeTriangle, MeetUniversity, EPaathsala, CustomerLabs, Hangoutt, Prokure, Spoyl, Frrole, Founch, Get Me A Shop, Cirtru, Medaino, Pyck, Mandiapp, Murmur App, DataWeave, AskCake, SuperDoc, KaraokeGarage, Viraliti, HuntShire, Musicfellas, Oogwave, Langhar, WooMe, GradeStack, Happay, Vozeal, InShorts, Vidooly

Accepted Verticals – Consumer, Marketplace, Technology, Internet, Data Analytics, Healthcare, Education, Artificial Intelligence, Hospitality, Agriculture, Transportation, SaaS, Developer Tools, Mobile, Advertisement

How to Apply – Applications for TLabs are perpetually open, if you’ve built your product, please e-mail your deck at

UnLtd India

UnLtd is a social incubator that supports early-stage social entrepreneurs in the first 0-5 years of their lifecycle. The idea of starting UnLtd India was formed on a learning journey organized by Richard Alderson and Pooja Warier. Both, Pooja and Richard worked closely with social entrepreneurs during their stint at UnLtd UK and were keen on exploring the entrepreneur landscape in India.

Startups Accelerated – Fluid Robotics, Saathi Eco Innovations, TiTLi, Bhumitra Laboratories, Utkarsh Himalaya, Aikya Organics, Binnis Enterprises, Khel Khel Me Foundation, I AM, Trestle Labs, Alignus, Ekohum Foundation, Makeinvillage

Accepted Verticals – Agriculture & Allied, Education, Energy, Environment, Financial Inclusion, Gender Equality, Health, Housing, Inclusive Development, Livelihood, Services, Sports for Development, Sanitation

How to Apply – You can apply by visiting this link. They look for ideas that have the potential to create long-term and sustained impact within their communities, at a city/state level, and at scale.

VentureNursery (VN)

VentureNursery (VN) is India’s first angel-backed start-up accelerator. Established in March 2012 by two like-minded Angel Investors -Shravan Shroff, Founder and former MD, Fame Cinemas and Ravi Kiran, former CEO-South East & South Asia, Starcom MediaVest Group and Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Friends of Ambition, the accelerator run its physical premises out of Mumbai, India.

Startups Accelerated – OYO Rooms, ShopVeg, Talview, Klip, CataPoolt, SmartSample

Accepted Verticals – Hospitality, Consumer, Marketplace, Fintech, Crowdfunding, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Human Resources

How to Apply – VentureNursery organizes Acceleration Programs three to four times a year, approximately one every quarter. If you have built the initial version of your product, great. If you haven’t, that’s okay too. As long as you have a powerful idea, you can apply to their incubator program by visiting this link.

Venture Studio

VentureStudio is a startup incubator and accelerator established in 2011 in collaboration with Stanford University’s Centre for Design Research. VentureStudio assists entrepreneurs in creating innovative and scalable ventures by providing access to pre-seed funding support from a variety of grants and schemes. It also provides support from a network of expert mentors and domain experts, access to engaged angel and VC investors and facilities such as state-of-the-art maker labs for engineering prototyping and a bio-incubator.

Startups Accelerated – AI Studio, Artemis, Biofics, Collegebol, Delta H, Dweek Studio, Hellodiamonds, IFact, InMediTech, JSE, Kahinee, LightSpeed Mobility, Medikiddy, PoreLab Scientific, ProfiledSkin, V-Carry, Vendaxo, VNJ Innovations, Virtua360, Wockito, Zybra

Accepted Verticals – Artificial Intelligence, Biotech, Education, Technology, Healthcare, Automotive, Transportation, Medical, Science, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality

How to Apply – There are four programs run by Venture Studio, NIDHI PRAYAS, NIDHI EIR, NIDHI SSS – NIDHI SEED SUPPORT SYSTEM and Fellowship Program for Ahmedabad University Students. You can know all the details about the programs and apply to one of them by visiting this link.


Villgro is India’s oldest and one of the world’s largest social enterprise incubators. Established in 2001, Villgro incubates early-stage, innovative, for-profit social enterprises in Education, Health, Agriculture and Energy sectors, among others, that have an impact on the lives of the poor. Apart from India, Villgro also supports social enterprises in Kenya, the Philippines, and Vietnam.

Startups Accelerated – Multibhashi, Gapoon, Bookmybai, Monc Tech, ZooFresh Foods, Krimanshi, 5C Network, Farm Harvest, Promorph, Blackboard Radio, MadGuy Labs, SkillTrain, Adhyayan, Spot Healthcare Solutions, Yostra Labs, Grobomac, NubeSol, OmiX Labs, iTeach, ESDECS, Bempu, OneBreath

Accepted Verticals – Health, Education, Agriculture, Energy, Social Change

How to Apply – You can apply to be incubated at Villgro by visiting this link. There are two things about your startup to be selected, Innovation and Social Impact. However, there are a lot of things to take care of. You can visit the link to get all the details.

Y Combinator

Y Combinator has been on the top of the accelerator lists in the United States. Traditionally, most of the startups that get into this accelerator are from the US but it also invites application from startups all around the world. Several Indian startups have been accelerated at the incubator (mentioned below). Some of the top unicorns like Airbnb, Dropbox, Coinbase, Quora and Stripe were also incubated at Y Combinator.

Startups Accelerated – Interview Street, TapToLearn, Plivo, MyScoot, Skill-Iync, Mudrex, Trexo Robotics, ZiffyHomes, Leena AI,, OKCredit, ServX, Cr.edy, Wifi Dabba, Supr Daily, DocTalk, BulkMRO, Playment

Accepted Verticals – Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, B2B, Biomedical, Biotech, Community, Consumer, Developer Tools, Diversity, Drones, Education, Energy, Enterprise, Entertainment, Fintech, Government, Hardware, Healthcare, Marketplace, Media, Robotics, Science, Security, Transportation, Virtual Reality

How to Apply – Y Combinator is accepting applications from startups for the Summer 2019 funding cycle. It will take place in Mountain View, CA from June–August 2019. You can apply to S2019 batch by visiting this link. You can find all details like eligibility, application procedure, selection process and more by visiting the link.

YES Fintech

Started and managed by YES Bank, YES Fintech is a finance-focused accelerator program that counts mentors like Ajay Shrivastava, Head Technology, Knowlarity, Abhishek Gupta, COO, TLabs, Anand Bajaj, Founder, Paynearby, Bailey Reutzel, Founder, Moneytripping.Com and Bala Deshpande, Senior Managing Director, NEA.

Startups Accelerated – Sentimer, bNesis, Karza, Pingal, Fyle, FinBit, Balance, Numberz, Rupeeseed, FRS Labs, Redcarpet, Signzy,,, PayKey, soCash, AuthMe

Accepted Verticals – Lending, Digital Payments, Real-Time Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, Big Data and Analytics, Process Automation, Smart Decisioning, Digital Banking, Wealthtech, and Investtech

How to Apply – While YES Fintech has not provided any link to submit applications. However, the accelerator accepts applications for Autumn and Summer programs. You should keep checking their website to get more information.


ZDream can help you get the insights into how Chinese startups survived the battle with global giants and grew over time; Chinese Jugaad, as they call it. They not only strategic guidance but also bring in Chinese value investors to help your startup get rid of financial constraints. With a group of technology experts, they can help you build the best product as well as help you gain media publicity.

Startups Accelerated – MilkBasket, iamwire

Accepted Verticals – Media, Consumer, Healthcare, Internet & Banking, Logistics, Finance, Hardware, Software, Digital Entertainment, E-Commerce, Social Network, and many others

How to Apply – You can apply to ZDream Startup Accelerator Program by submitting your pitch deck and details about your business plan and current metrics. Visit this page to submit these details.

Z Nation Lab

Z Nation Lab provides your startup with best mentors, seed capital, access to venture capitalists, business connections, global networking, and priority event passes. Piyush Goenka, partner at Tano India Private Equity Fund is associated with this startup accelerator as a Venture Capital partner. Another VC associated with the accelerator is Ajay Sethi who is the venture partner at Accel Partners.

Startups Accelerated – sumHR, Picostone, Hotify, Predikly, GetParking, Toch, Primeauth, IndoInvesting, CliniVantage, Scout My Trip, XploraBox, Spacifii, Officepulse, SmartSocial, Get Set Camp, ONN Bike Rentals, Intelitaap

Accepted Verticals – Real Estate, Retail & Textile, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, Healthtech, Edutech, Cleantech, Fashion, Media, AgriTech, EmergingTech, Mobility

How to Apply – Z Nation Lab invites application from time to time. At the time of writing this post, there are no vacancies. However, you can always check their website to know more about the application process.

Zone Startups

Zone Startups is an international startup accelerator located in the Bombay Stock Exchange tower in Mumbai. They help companies with market validation and customer acquisition and offer mentorship and business development counseling. Furthermore, they provide startups with technological tools and support needed for success. Zone Startups can provide you access to international markets and connections. Your startup can build a base to receive financial support if you are a part of this startup accelerator.

Startups Accelerated – Algo Engines, Auto Tranz, BindasJobs, Bleetech Innovation, Breathing Room, Career Topper, CashRich, CoCreato, Collab, Crispy, Dexlabs, DiFin, Dimension NXG, Donatekart, DrawTyme Technologies, EasyGoals, ExtraEdge, FingPay, Firmway, Flexiloans, Frapp, Frkout, Genecorp, Go-for-Change, Hootout, Housally, Intugine Technologies, Loktra, Moneytor,, Olivesync, Piconergy, QuickMetrix, Rockmetric, Rorodata, SegmentOne, Shirsa Labs, SIBIA Analytics, SuperFan (GoHero), vPhrase, Waybeo, WebAssets, WorkPack, YUPS, Zybra

Accepted Verticals – Consumer, Data Analytics, Education, Enterprise, Financial, Health, IoT, Media, Social

How to Apply – Zone Startups reviews applications consistently throughout the year, with no limiting cohorts. If you’re interested in applying, you can visit this page to apply. You don’t need to submit a formal business plan—just fill in the fields in the application form.



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