VentureNursery, India’s first angel-backed accelerator, has invited early stage startups from across the country to apply for the 9th Season of its 13-week acceleration program. The intensive program will include mentoring by experienced members of the accelerator.
A maximum of three startups will be chosen after a five-stage rigorous selection process. Only startups that are at the inception stage and are focussed on solving an urgent and pervasive customer need will be considered. Once selected, the budding entrepreneurs will get access to the most relevant advice from VentureNursery’s 30 members.
In addition, they will also get to tap the rich resource pool of VentureNursery’s Mentors-in-Residence drawn from the best in business, in marketing and finance, strategy and execution to technology as well as domain experts.
VentureNursery’s co-founder Shravan Shroff stated, “VentureNursery network of 30 experienced professionals and entrepreneurs is committed to helping start-ups reach ‘pole position’ in their area of business.”.
So far 16 startups have graduated from VentureNursery’s eight previous acceleration programs successfully which include budget hotel chain OYO Rooms, video interview platform Talview, fashion and lifestyle social commerce platform Klip, crowdfunding platform Catapooolt, travel startup SeekSherpa, artificial general intelligence company InvenZone, last minute hotel booking company Hotels Around You among others.
VentureNursery focuses on maximising the success potential of the start-ups through its intensive and immersive coaching and mentoring role in the chosen start-ups helping them with end-to-end infrastructural and learning support. Most of the mentoring is done face to face and the curriculum is customized for each startup team.