Bangalore, May 2 2019: Techstars, a global network that helps entrepreneurs, succeed is to choose over 500 start ups to join their mentorship driven accelerators around the globe, investing $120,000 in each company and proving lifetime access to the Techstars network.
Techstars India, recently received over 1000 applications from 30 countries around the world. The ﬁnal class of 10 startups is technology agnostic, and covers sectors including pharma tech, healthcare, logistics, transportation, marketplaces, and ﬁn-tech. Common amongst the class, is an immediate focus on the Indian market, with expansion plans that include emerging and developed markets.
Over the course of the 13 weeks program, founders from InMobi, Wattpad, Zest Money and many other successful startups shared details of their personal journeys in a weekly event called ‘founder stories’. In total, the companies participated in more than 740 meetings with 80 mentors from India, Australia, US, and Canada, and interacted with hundreds of connections from within the Techstars global network of alumni.
Techstars India also works with corporates to run their innovation programs and with local and state governments to build innovation ecosystems. We are currently engaged with 20 corporates across India.