Our Story

Gilda 360, a finishing school for early stage startups is a founder-led venture anchored in Bengaluru, the startup capital of India with a mission- to help startups flourish globally by opening the doors of learning. Gilda 360 is focused on investing in, supporting and mentoring startups that are looking to scale, and helping them realize their potential on a global level.  Supported by an expert mentor and investor network, strong partnerships and a robust team, the accelerator program is geared towards scaling up high potential startups. 

How we help


by virtue of events & mentor pool

Financial Acceleration

by global investors

Education & Training

through online & classroom sessions, fireside chats & workshops

Personalized Mentorship

from local and international industry experts

Partner Network

upto $1,000,000 free credits
for accelerated growth

Our Mentor Network

The Gilda 360 Mentor Network flaunts a diverse global panel of coaches and experts in sales, marketing, technology, design and innovation. Our mentors have a strong passion for enabling the ecosystem and possess deep industry and geographical knowledge. They provide the expertise and crucial insight necessary for startups to reach their full potential.
Our mentors make sure that you are on the right track, every step of the way.

Meet the Team


Managing Partner, Dubai and Bengaluru

Kishore Chand

Partner, Bengaluru

Asher Siddiqui

Member of the Board of Advisors

Our Partner Network

Gilda 360 takes pride in collaborating with partners to strengthen the ecosystem and assist startups all the way until they reach the finish line. Our partnership program aims to collectively bring together all the resources and services that a startup requires, and facilitate an environment where startups can scale both nationally and globally. Our associated partners include global industry leaders such as Oracle, IMB, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud, among others.

About the Program

Selection Criteria

The Gilda Accelerator Program requires that an applicant satisfy the following criteria to be considered for initial rounds of screening. (/Interviews) The Startup must: 

  • Follow a B2B or SaaS Model
  • Either be based in India or consist of at least one Indian Co-founder
  • Display early signs of product-market fit
  • Have a global vision 
  • Offer an effective solution to an existing problem
  • Product Built (Does this refer to a working model and not just a prototype?)
  • Generate a minimum revenue of 10,000 USD/month

All applicants are to submit their pitch deck and fill up a questionnaire basis which they would go through two stages of screening with Gilda VC core team and the Mentor panel. 

Application Process 

Entrepreneurs who wish to apply for the program can do so by filling out an online application (url) with 2 requisites: 

  1. Attachment of the pitch deck
  2. A filled questionnaire form

After submission, the Gilda 360 team and Mentor panel will assess the applications and carry out initial screening. Shortlisted startups will be interviewed further. The first round of interview is conducted on skype, post which the selected startups are called in for a face-to-face interview to the Gilda 360 Head office, Bengaluru. A final set of startups are selected after the second round and given the offer to join the program. (Do you want this is steps?)

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Rainmakers Coworking Space, #18, 2nd Floor, Ramanashree Arcade, MG Road, Bangalore -560001, India

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Rainmakers Coworking Space, #18, 2nd Floor, Ramanashree Arcade, MG Road, Bangalore -560001, India