SAMRIDH Accelerator

Get investment of up to Rs. 80 lakhs under SAMRIDH Accelerator at GUSEC with the support of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt of India

About Accelerator

SAMRIDH Accelerator at GUSEC is launched with the support of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt of India. Startups selected under the Accelerator will get an opportunity to advance to their next stage of growth through a host of support from GUSEC including international networking access, market access, accelerated funding support.

Up to five startups will also get investments of up to Rs. 80 lakh through support of MeitY Startup Hub (MSH) and GUSEC network of investors.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must align with the definition of startup as prescribed by DPIIT
  • Startup must be working in the IT / Electronics sector
  • Startups with revenue will be given a preference
  • Startups having startup recognition from DPIIT will be given a preference
  • Startups supported under TIDE 2.0 scheme of MeitY will be given a preference

Preferred Sector

Key Benefits

Selected startups will undertake a 10-week acceleration program, which would include group mentorship, one-to-one calls, progress review, international networking, post-program engagement, investor & customer connect pitch creation, and demo days.

Investment of up to Rs. 80 lakhs for Select Startups
Follow-on Funding Support through GUSEC Network
One-to-one Mentorship and Group Mentorship Support
Domestic and International Market Access through GUSEC and partners
Access to Cloud Credits, Tools, Resources and other incubation support

Program Timeline

Application Launch

01 August 2022

Extended Application Deadline

20 August 2022

Declaration of Shortlisted Startups

Third/Fourth Week of August

Commencement of Accelerator

Last week of August

End of Accelerator

November 2022

Demo Day and Finalisation of Top 5 Startups

November / December 2022

Program Timeline

Apply Now

Application window for SAMRIDH Accelerator is now closed.

With the Support of

Supported by Gujarat University and its group companies


Contact Us

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our programs team at the following coordinates:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +91-8896 262 262

Our team would usually reply to emails within 48 working hours. Our telephone lines are operational on all working days between 11 AM and 6 PM.