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.


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 upto 10 startups in each batch of our acceleration program

Early Investment

Early investment along with opportunity for Follow-on funding to high-caliber startups

5 Month Program

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

Expert Mentorship

Experienced mentors in multiple business domains, technology verticals and growth subject matter experts

Follow on Funding

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

Co-working Space

Startup Tunnel houses a vibrant Co-Working space ensuring collaboration, productivity and growth