ABOUT

Startup tunnel is an early stage accelerator for startups applying emerging technologies to create an impact. We work with startups who can engage India’s urban mass market using new technology-enabled platforms in specific business verticals including inclusive fintech, networked healthcare, digital governance, scalable cleantech, B2B SaaS.

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. Some of the key technology areas of interest include blockchain-enabled cryptocurrency applications, data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence, artificial reality and virtual reality, internet of things, robotics, and mobile and cloud computing platforms.

ACCELERATION PROGRAM

Startup Tunnel selects 8 to 10 startups per cohort. The selected startups undergo an intensive 5 month acceleration program driven by extensive community involvement, direct mentorship and comprehensive entrepreneurship education.

10 Startups

We select and invest in up to 10 startups in each batch of our acceleration program

Early Investment

Early investment along with opportunity for follow on funding to high-calibre startups

5 Month Program

Extensive Venture camp and multiple training sessions ensures viable, scalable and fundable startups

Expert Mentorship

Experienced mentors in business domains, technology verticals and growth topics

Follow on Funding

Startups demonstrating high growth and market potential get an opportunity to raise follow on funding

Co-working Space

Startup Tunnel houses an expansive coworking space ensuring collaboration, productivity and growth

MENTORS

Stun Accelerator is supported by organizations, domain specific mentors & technology experts from India, Singapore, Finland & Silicon Valley.

Dr. Aditya Dev Sood
Mentors
Chairman & Founder, Startup Tunnel
Vishwanathan Sahasranamam
Mentors
Co-Founder & Ceo, FORGE Innovation Accelerator
Abhishek Sanghvi
Mentors
Co Founder, Swan Angel Fund
Saurabh Arora
Mentors
Founder & Ceo, Airwoot
Jay Kannaian
Mentors
Ceo & Co-founder, Smart Air Filter
Nalin Agarwal
Mentors
India Catalyst, New Energy Nexus
Sameer Gupta
Mentors
Director, Future First Group FZ LLC
Namrata Mehta
Mentors
Mentor & Independent Innovation Consultant
Namit Arora
Mentors
Founder, Shunya.net
Manoj Kapoor
Mentors
Health- Product Engireeing , UnitedHealth Group
Shashaank Awasthi
Mentors
India Advisor - Gray Ghost Ventures
Bhaskar Ghosh
Mentors
VP of Engineering & Operations, NerdWallet
Kartik Desai
Mentors
Executive Director - Asha Impact
Santhosh Ramadoss
Mentors
Program Officer, Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
Rahul Nainwal
Mentors
Co Founder at Cash Relief
Vibhu Mittal
Mentors
Ceo, Edmodo
Sunil Agarwal
Mentors
Director of Trustmachines Blockchain Advisor
Sahil Kini
Mentors
Principal at Aspada Investments
Mrutunjay Mishra
Mentors
Co-Founder, Juxt Smart Mandate
Rakesh Mishra
Mentors
Arpit Agarwal
Mentors
Principal, Blume Ventures
Prajakt Raut
Mentors
Founding Partner, The Growth Labs
Md. Imthiaz Younis
Mentors
Founder & CEO - Hoppr
Dipesh Garg
Mentors
Founder, Truelancer.com
Pankaj Kumar
Mentors
Jatin Modi
Mentors
Coe, FrogIdeas
Apurva Chamaria
Mentors
Vice-President & Head - Corporate Marketing, HCL Tech
Nischal Dua
Mentors
Founder, The Remote Life
Ashish Mehra
Mentors
Senior Manager, NetApp
Amit Pande
Mentors
Senior Director, Product Marketing at Tact
Anjali Krishnan
Mentors
Nishant Jain
Mentors
Ceo, Design For Use
Sachin Gaur
Mentors
Founder, Mixorg
Sandeepan Banerjee
Mentors
Head of Global Operations, Apple Siri
Miten Mehta
Mentors
Co-Founder, Spinta Global Accelerator
Kabir Kumar
Mentors
Adviser, Omidyar Network
Dhanashree Molugu
Mentors
Sandy Sharma
Mentors
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, 9Mile Labs
Naveen Asrani
Mentors
Director, Microsoft Ventures

PORTFOLIO

Over our last four cohorts, STun accelerator has produced multiple winners who have gone on to raise seed and pre-series A rounds.

 

EVENTS

CO-WORKING

Work Independently, Together

Flexible working space with a diverse and enriching community

High Speed Internet Connectivity

Housekeeping and Reception

Recreational areas

Reliable power backup

Ergonomic Furniture

Access to Co-Working and Networking Events

Printing and Scanning Services

Lunch Space

BLOGS

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Mar 16

March 29, 2016

Meet the 7 Startups That Graduated From Startup Tunnel’s Second Batch

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Delhi-based early stage incubator Startup Tunnel (STun) has announced seven startups that have graduated from its second batch. STun is an early stage incubator that helps startups by providing mentorship, passionate teams working on game changing ideas to enhance their capabilities in product development, marketing strategy, rapid prototyping, and design & user experience. Read More

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Sep 15

September 27, 2015

4 Startups from Startup Tunnel Investors

By admin / Left Category

New Delhi based Startup Tunnel (STun) is an early stage incubator that provides customized mentorship to startups and helps them with product definition, market validation, product launch, customer engagement, and early stage funding. Startup Tunnel built its first batch of startups between December 2014 and February 2015, and launched them in April 2015. Now, the incubator is all set to build its second […]

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Jun 16

June 3, 2016

Reading cracks in design

By admin / Right Category

On the day that the Vivekananda Road flyover in Kolkata would collapse, two labourers were climbing up its structure when they reportedly heard a cracking noise from the giant nuts in its cantilever. The structure was letting us—its makers, users and future victims—know that all was not well. The engineers of IVRCL Ltd, the construction […]

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Oct 15

October 22, 2015

Top 10 things I learned by building the Startup Tunnel incubator

By admin / Right Category

A year ago we had a long thin space in South Delhi, a network of mentors and a clutch of willing startups. Today we have a budding incubator and four successful startups who’ve gone on to seed-round funding. Altogether, we’ve been involved in the creation of US$50 million of new value over the course of nine […]

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