Bharti Airtel has launched its Startup Accelerator Program to support growth of early stage Indian tech startups. With the advent of its Start-up Accelerator Program, the company aims to support the creation of a vibrant start-up ecosystem that contributes to ‘Digital India’.
Through company’s Startup Accelerator, early startups get access to Airtel’s online and offline distribution network, deep market understanding and ecosystem of global strategic partners. In addition, the company has also developed strong in-house capabilities around machine learning and artificial intelligence which could be leveraged to aid the growth of startups. Furthermore, startups also get access to advisory services from Airtel’s executive team.
The company announced the induction of Bengaluru based tech startup Vahan into its Startup Accelerator Program. The company will acquire a stake in Vahan and partner with them in building significant scale to achieve their vision of enabling jobs for the next billion internet users.
Bharti Airtel is a leading integrated telecommunications company with operations across Asia and Africa.