The Gilda 360 Accelerator program is a world class training program and the first cohort aims to disrupt the Indian B2B startup ecosystem and thrust it towards reaching a new paradigm.

A. 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
  • Minimum Viable Product
  • Generate a minimum revenue of 10,000 USD/month

All applicants are to submit their pitch deck and fill up a questionnaire based which they would go through two stages of screening with Gilda 360 core team and the Mentor panel.

B. Application Process

Entrepreneurs who wish to apply for the program can do so by filling out an online application 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 through an online video interview, post which the selected startups are called in for a face-to-face interview at our office in Bengaluru. A final set of startups are selected after the second round and given the offer to join the program.