NUMA bangalore

NUMA Bengaluru, one of India’s leading startup accelerators, announced the call for applications for startups for its third season.

Present in India since 2015, NUMA Bengaluru has successfully accelerated two batches of startups – chosen from over 500 applicants.

NUMA Bengaluru is a branch of Paris-based NUMA, a pioneer in startup accelerators in France. Started by Ms. Marie Vorgan Le Barzic, CEO, NUMA is the only European accelerator in Global Accelerator Network (GAN).

NUMA Bengaluru’s acceleration program is estimated to be equivalent of ¢18,000, offering advantages such as infrastructure, mentors, expert hours and great connections. In addition to the program itself, startups receive access to lifetime advantages and perks from more than 70 corporate partners, estimated at a value of 7,00,000 euros.

The program is open to any applicants who fits the following criteria:

  • Is an Early-stage startup
  • Has considerable growth potential
  • Is predominantly technological

The selected startups will be part of a six-month residential program at its premises located on Church Street, Bengaluru, designed to foster efficiency and collaboration.

NUMA Bengaluru offers its startups an exclusive mentoring program, with access to in-house growth hackers, UI and UX designers, legal teams and tax consultants. It also offers one-on-one mentorship with leading experts from diverse industries.

The startups have access to NUMA’s global corporate network, and professional connections with more than 50 partners, including CISCO, BNP Paribas, etc, Exchange opportunities with NUMA’s partners (Google for Entrepreneurs, GAN and other global actors) is also available.

Mr. Naresh Narasimhan, Co-Founder, NUMA Bengaluru said, “NUMA Bengaluru is starting its third season very soon. The call for applications for new startups in already up on our website. In the third season, we are looking for startups who have a great passion to change the status quo.“

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Ms. Souad Tenfiche, Director, NUMA Bengaluru said, “NUMA Bengaluru is committed to providing a strong ecosystem for startups with great ideas. We’ve accelerated 18 startups in 2016 selected among 500+ other applications and we know that we’ll see many more inspiring projects this year. Bengaluru is one of the most dynamic places in the world, fuelled by fantastic new entrepreneurs and NUMA can help them succeed faster and bigger.”

Startups can apply here:

NUMA Bengaluru was launched in November 2015. Located on Church Street, NUMA Bengaluru operates on 3 different verticals; Start-up Acceleration, Corporate Innovation, and Community & Events. It has a 6-month acceleration program for early stage start-ups and it partners with corporates (such as Airbus) to support their innovation programs. NUMA has been a pioneer for providing co-working spaces for entrepreneurs and hosts curated events relevant to the start-up community.


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