What is GSF
What is GSF Global
GSF Global Accelerator is a 13 week program to foster innovation in the fast growing digital economy of India. It aims to provide select start-ups with unparalleled access to venture and business networks, personalized & intensive mentoring, and initial capital. GSF Accelerator is designed to help product-oriented start-ups.
GSF India’s Global Accelerator Program began on the 2nd of June 2014 with 11 startups that were selected from a pool of more than 500 applications from across the world. GSF Global aims to provide a world-class platform for Indian and the emerging world innovative tech startups to develop key relationships and kick-start growth in global markets. The global accelerator program will connect entrepreneurs to peers, mentors, advisors and investors in India, Singapore, SF, NY, Boston and Toronto. Startups will go through an intense mentoring and coaching program starting with 5 weeks in India, followed by 4 weeks in SF, 2 weeks in NY, 1 week in Toronto and finally a week in Singapore. Its objectives:
- World class platform for emerging world tech startups to deeply immerse in global tech hubs of the world
- Connect entrepreneurs to peers, mentors and potential long-term advisors to the company
- Build partnerships and business relationships to launch products in their target markets
- Connect with local venture funds and Angel Investors to raise funds