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      Welcome to the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Bangalore


      With a 150+ mentor network and associations with notable organizations, we offer entrepreneurs a platform to accelerate their startups and take them to the next level. We provide world-class mentorship and expertise, technology and infrastructure support, and access to investors and customers so every startup can scale from idea to execution at an accelerated speed.


      Our variety of programs, including Accelerator Plus and Scale Up, are designed to get seed- and series-funded startups the growth and traction they need to be successful in the future. We believe that with individualized support and access to our resources, a startup can accelerate their growth by 6X through our programs.


      Winter 2015 Batch Starts


      Summer 2016 Batch Applications Open


      Winter 2015 Batch Ends


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      News and Announcements


      Phanindra Sama

      Co Founder, RedBus

      Ravi Gururaj

      Co-Founder & Co-Chair , Harvard Angels

      Sharad Sharma

      Co-founder and Governing Council Member ,Ispirit

      Soaib Grewal

      Co-Founder and Managing Prtner BOLD

      Yezdi Lashkari

      Mentor, Accelerators like Microsoft Ventures, Mckinsey & Company , Tech Process Payment services

      Alok Goel

      Managing Director, SAIF Partners

      Dr. Ashish Gupta

      Senior Managing Director, Helion Venture Partners

      Manish Singhal

      Co-founder and CEO, LetsVenture

      S.D. Shibulal

      Director, Innovations InvestmentĀ Management

      Stuti Shukla

      CMO, GE- HealthCare

      Sunil Varhadkar

      Country Head, VISA

      Ankit Rawal

      General Manager - India

      Kiranbir Nag

      Principal, Saama Capital India Advisors

      Rajesh Raju

      Managing Director,Kalaari

      Sharat Khurana


      Shekhar Kirani

      Partner, Accel Partners

      Amit Somani

      Managing Partner, Angel Prime

      Dr. Bhaskar Das

      Group CEO, Zee News

      Bikash Barai

      Co-founder, iViZ security

      Darshan Appayanna

      CIO, Happiest Minds

      Gaurang Sanghvi

      CEO & FounderĀ , Instakash

      Harish Narasappa

      Founder Partner, Samvad Partners

      Nishant Verman

      Director of Corporate Development

      Parag Dhol

      Director, Inventus Capital Partners

      Sameer BRij Verma

      Principal, Nexus Venture Partners

      Sanjay Anandaram

      Advisor, Seedfund

      Sanjay Shah

      Managing Director Invensys Skelta

      Shripati Acharya

      Managing Partner, AngelPrime

      Venkatesh Peddi

      Executive Director, IDG Ventures

      Vijay Anand

      VP and Managing Director,Intuit

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      Ravi Narayan

      CEO in Residence

      Gayathri Sharma

      Head - Ecosystem Alliances

      Prasanna Krishnamoorthy

      CTO in Residence

      Abhishek Bajaj

      Marketing & Communications Manager

      Anjali Pillai

      Head of Engagements

      Lakshmi MD

      Administrative Manager

      Ashwin BS

      Head - Corporate Engagements

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      India Porfolio

      We believe that by choosing to be an entrepreneur, you get to shape your own future. You are on an exciting journey and we are here to make it even more promising one. Reach us with an exciting idea, and lets turn that into a billion dollar company of future together!

      Ravi Narayan | CEO in Residence