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Today, the Founder Institute, the world's largest pre-seed startup accelerator, is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the New Delhi 2019 program!

If you could use a structured process and feedback from New Delhi's top entrepreneurs to build a startup, then apply to the New Delhi 2019 Founder Institute today.

Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 180+ cities worldwide, the Founder Institute provides high-potential entrepreneurs and teams with the support network and structure needed to build an enduring company. Since 2009, the program has helped over 3,500 Graduates raise over $800M funding, get into seed-accelerators, generate traction, recruit a team, build a product, transition from employee to entrepreneur, and more.

To celebrate the launch, we will host several free startup events in New Delhi, where you can learn from top entrepreneurs and hear more about the program:

The New Delhi program is led by some of the region's top startup leaders, including Ashu Agrawal (Venture Capital & Business Acceleration), Mukesh Malik (Partner, ah! ventures), and Shiva Sharma (Head of Events & Community, Investopad).

We at FI Delhi NCR will build some brilliant bright stars in the Indian eco-system. With a unique combination of mentors, industry experts, and access to angel investors and some of the best venture capitalists, we will build strong startups in the Indian eco-system. - Ashu Agrawal

In addition, some of New Delhi's top entrepreneurs, CEOs, advisors and investors will be participating in the program, providing them with expert training, feedback, and evaluation. The list of startup mentors for the New Delhi Founder Institute includes:

  • Abhesh Verma: (Ex) Chief Growth Officer , Saavn
  • Abhijeet Sinha: Director, Ease of Doing Business
  • Abhinav Tandon: Founder, Creator's Gurukul
  • Adarsh Rai: Volunteer of Change, NerdyTurtlez
  • Amit Grover: Co-Founder,
  • Amit Agrawal: Founder
  • Ankit Mehrotra: CoFounder, Dineout
  • Ankur Shrivastava: Founding Partner, Globevestor
  • Annu Grover: Green Evangelist - MD, Nurturing Green
  • Anurag Batra: Chairman, Businessworld
  • Anurag Gupta: MD, India, SVG Media
  • Arjun Ahlawat: Co-Founder
  • Arpit Chhabra: Co-Founder, MishTag
  • Arvind Jha: Director and Co-Founder, Pariksha Labs Private Limited
  • Ashish Tulsian: Co-Founder, Posist
  • Ashwini Anand: Founder, Monsoon CreditTech
  • Brett Steve: Vice President, Jaarvis Accelerator
  • Deepak Sharma: Head Of Operations, Housr
  • Dhianu Das: Founder, Alfa Ventures
  • Dhruv Khanna: CEO & Director, Data Resolve
  • Gagandeep Singh Sapra: Co-Founder, Sproutbox
  • Gaurav Luthra: Founder, Whats Up Life
  • Gopal Shrivastava: VP - Patents, Glocon KPO Solutions Pvt. Ltd
  • Harish Saini: Founder & CEO, Bharat Infotech
  • Harpreet Singh Grover: Co-Founder & CEO,
  • Hemant Dua: Ex CEO, Delhi Daredevils - GMR Group
  • Hetal Sonpal: Angel Investor, Multiple (BabyChakra, Vahdam, Explara etc.)
  • Hitendra Gosain: CEO, Create Value
  • Jamie Cid: Social Media Expert
  • jmk lalwani: CEO, TelExcell Information System Ltd.
  • Kabir Kochhar: Founding Partner, The Glitch
  • Kairav Joshi: Founder and President,
  • Mani Agarwal: Founder, I Wear My Style
  • Mohd Siraj: Founder, Creator's Gurukul
  • Nakul Kumar: CoFounder, Cashify
  • Namit Pandey: Co-Founder, Autoflik
  • Nandini Rathi: CMO,
  • Neeraj Mehta
  • Neeraj Tyagi: Managing Partner, Venture Catalysts
  • Neerav Jain: Co-Founde, CityFurnish
  • Nischala Kaushik: New-age Marketer | Strategist | Content Crafter, Wipro
  • Nishant Jain: Co-Founder, Toffee Insurance
  • Nitin Sethi: Vice President Digital, Indigo
  • Nitin Bajaj: Founder, EasyLeadz
  • Pankaj Judge: Founder, Chai Thela
  • Parul Tongaria: Co-Founder
  • Pawan Gupta: CoFounder, Curofy
  • Prabhat Kumar: Co-Founder & CEO, DreamSol TeleSolutions Pvt. Ltd. & Over2Cloud
  • Pramod Joshi: Advisor, Organizational Strategy & HR, myKaarma
  • Pranay Gupta: Co-Founder, 91Springboard
  • Puneet Ahuja: Founder & CEO, Urja Unlimited
  • Puneet Gupta: Investor & Entrepreneur, SimpliLend
  • Purnima Anand: President, BRICS International Forum
  • Rachna Khanna: Founder, Hatchtact
  • Rahul Chakraborti: Founder,
  • Rahul Dev: Director, Tech Corp International Consultants Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)
  • Rajiv Thaper: Director - APAC, MongoDB
  • Ramanuj Mukherjee: Founder,
  • Riitu Chugh: Founder, Third Eye Catalyst
  • Rishabh Sawansukha: Co-Founder,
  • Ryan Micheletti: Director of Global Operations, Founder Institute
  • S M Raunaque Mustafa: Founder & CEO,
  • Saarthak Bakshi: CEO, International fertility centre
  • Sahil Jain: CoFounder, Dineout
  • Sahil Baweja: Co Founder & Partner, Now Capital Group
  • Sakshi Vij: Founder, Myles
  • Sameer Gupta: CFO, Grex
  • Sameer Gupta: Director, Innovitas
  • Sanchit Sethi: Founder StayUncle, StayUncle
  • Satyaprem Upadhyay: CEO, Nojoto
  • Saumyajit Guha: Co-Principal, Jaarvis Accelerator
  • Saurabh Kaushik: Founder & CEO, Peopleist India
  • Shikha Suman: Founder, CEO, Medi Mojo, Sampling Research
  • Shuchin Bajaj: Founding Director, Cygnus Medicare
  • Subhrangshu Neogi: Mentor, YourNest Venture Capital
  • Sunil Goyal: Managing Director, YourNest Venture Capital
  • Sunil Thakur: Managing Director, Quadria Capital
  • Supriya Paul: Co-Founder, Josh Talks
  • Suresh Kabra: Founder, PriceMap Ventures LPP
  • Tamanna Dhamija: Co-Founder, BabyDestination
  • Vaibhav Jain: Partner,
  • Vandana Seth: Co-Founder, R V Solutions
  • Varun Chandra: Director
  • Vikas Lakhani: CoFounder, Insta Office
  • Vikas Bagaria: Founder, Pee Safe
  • Vishal Chandra: Founder
  • Vivek Kapoor: CoFounder, Dineout
  • Vivek Agarwal: CoFounder, Square Yards

  • And many more to be announced.

The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas. FI's mission is to create sustainable startup ecosystems that will create one million new jobs worldwide.

Join us in New Delhi to build a great company in 2019. 

Apply to the New Delhi 2019 Founder Institute today, or learn more at  

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