An intensive 6-week programme to nurture and empower early-stage machine learning (AI-first or ML-core) startups. A cohort of top 30 selected startups will get access to high quality mentorship, curated resources and perks (including AWS credits upto $100k), community of leading AI/ML startup founders, exclusive passes for in-person events; and an opportunity to pitch to top-tier VC funds, angels, and industry leaders to accelerate their build, growth, and scale-up journey.
Mentorship by industry veterans, VCs, and successful founders
Four weeks of rigorous live virtual mentor masterclasses and AMAs by investors, industry leaders, operators, AWS and Intel’s experts with topics across market sizing, building a strong technical foundation and finding product-market-fit, optimizing MLOps and pipelines, building GTM strategy and developing sales and marketing engines, and raising funds.
Peer-to-peer learning community of 40+ founders and operators (from alumni cohort) who are building AI-first products for Indian and global markets to help you collaborate and learn from each other's successes and pitfalls. Roundtables to discuss topics like hiring, acquiring customers, product growth and ML workflows.
Upto $100k* AWS credits, perks and 1-1 office hours
Curated perks including AWS credits (upto $100k*), 1-1 mentorship from Accel investment team and 1-1 AWS office hours, ecosystem visibility by YourStory. In addition, startups will have access to Accel’s learning series, Intel’s developer cloud and tools, and partner discount offers by Freshworks, Clevertap and Chargebee.
Pitch to VCs, angels and industry veterans
Opportunity to pitch in-person to top-tier VCs and super angels, successful founders, operators and domain experts in the AI/ML realm, to help you find potential investors, advisors and customers.
Ecosystem connects with founders, operators and experts
Exclusive passes for in-person networking events, meet-ups and dinners hosted by Accel, AWS, Intel and YourStory to enable connections with potential investors, advisors or even customers.
Comprehensive set of AI and ML capabilities
Build your product leveraging the AWS tech stack and a broad set of ML and AI services. Equip your technical team with tech resources, deep dive sessions and 1-1 office hours to reduce your time to market.
Think, pitch and grow your ML ideas
Meet the most promising ML startups selected for this year’s cohort at ML Elevate
Learn from the best minds in the industry
From helping you achieve product market fit, adopting the right technology stack, preparing you to acquire or retain customers, hiring the right set of talent to making your startup VC ready, these mentors, and many others, will guide you in building as well as attaining growth and scale.
Venture Capital & ML Startups BD,
GM of AI, Data Science &
Co-founder & CTO,
Founder & CEO,
Bobble AI Technologies
Amazon ML Solution Labs
Senior Manager, Startup
Co-founder & CTO,
Founder and CTO,
Global Startup Advocate,
Chief Data Officer,
Data & AI Partner
ecosystem, SIs & ISVs,
Principal Specialist AI/ML
Cohort of 30 startups was shortlisted from 210+ applications