BC-GSV Accelerator 2016

About the Accelerator

BC-GSV accelerates the stars of tomorrow—startups, individuals, and partners who value growth and innovation.

Our platform brings together luminaries, rainmakers, and architects from the global innovation economy to accelerate budding startups and entrepreneurs — the Stars of Tomorrow.

We have extensive expertise in guiding startups to scale into great businesses, particularly those in the areas of EdTech, FinTech, HealthTech and Retail Consumer. We do this by providing unique learning opportunities, and connecting entrepreneurs to high impact networks of talent, investors, and media partners.

Join our startup community

Participate in the onsite accelerator programs in Gurgaon and Bangalore

Access entrepreneurial and professional development through a highly curated curriculum and network of experts

Accelerate corporate innovation through customized workshops and connect with other visionaries through our events

Program Highlights:

  • Locations: Bangalore + Gurgaon

  • Key Dates: Applications to the 2nd cohort are now closed. Please stay in touch to hear back from us.

  • Mentors: Access to mentorship from leaders in India and the Silicon Valley with one exclusively dedicated mentor per startup

  • Media Exposure: Media investment and distribution opportunities through the Times of India Group to help you rapidly acquire customers and scale your brand

  • Two-Week Immersive Experience at GSVlabs Headquarters in Silicon Valley (Two air tickets per startup will be borne by BCGSV lab. Stay to be managed by the participants)

Two-Week Immersive Experience at GSVlabs Headquarters in Silicon Valley (Cost of travel and stay to be borne by the participants)

About Us


Brand Capital is the investment team at India’s largest media conglomerate.

GSVlabs is a global innovation center headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley and is home to 170 startups.

Powered by Brand Capital (BC), the investment team at India’s largest media conglomerate and GSVlabs, a part of the Global Silicon Valley (GSV) umbrella of businesses focused on three complementary disciplines: Investments, Strategic Services, and Media – united by an obsession with finding, investing in, and partnering with the most dynamic growth companies in the world.

Our Partners

As a virtual member based in Atlanta, being a part of GSV Labs has given me the wonderful opportunity to leverage both thought leadership and strategic relationships in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley ecosystem. I’m very appreciative for the proactive support by Nancy, Kathy and Michael…

Patrick Jones
- Founder & CEO | VOCATIO

GSVlabs is an incredible community of people who are dedicated to improving education. From connecting your company to mentors, investors, and even offering a physical space, GSVlabs will help accelerate the growth of your company. We at Chalk.com are very fortunate to be part of this community and we look forward to help others.

William Zhou
- CEO | Chalk.com

GSV Labs has created a special ecosystem where its members can efficiently connect, learn and succeed in their edtech/e-learning endeavors

John Kogan
- President & CEO | Proformative