Flipkart Launches Flipkart Leap- A Startup Accelerator Programme
To help new and upcoming startups grow, scale, and navigate challenges, India’s leading eCommerce giant Flipkart has launched its startup accelerator programme, Flipkart Leap.
As per the company, the shortlisted startups will undergo a 16-week intensive mentorship. Also, they will be provided with a $25,000 (Rs 18.75 lakh approx.) equity-free grant.
Talking about Flipkart Leap, Kalyan Krishnamurthy, CEO at Flipkart Group, said,
“Flipkart Leap is aimed at unlocking this potential and nurturing new ideas that bring innovation, curiosity, and unconventionality to the local entrepreneurial ecosystem while boosting the government’s ‘Start-Up India’ initiative.”
The selected startups will be provided the 16-week virtual mentorship from Flipkart’s leadership from business, operations, product, and technology in addition to master class sessions hosted by industry experts.
Jey Venugopal, Chief Product and Technology Officer at Flipkart, talked about this startup accelerator programme and said,
“We always look at supporting and encouraging startups, which are differentiated in their offerings. This programme will be a deep immersive experience.”