Sequoia India and Southeast Asia’s Surge to empower 12 new startups

Sequoia India and Southeast Asia's Surge to empower 12 new startups

Surge, which is Sequoia India and Southeast Asia‘s fast scale-up programme for early-stage startups, on Wednesday stated it has launched its eighth cohort, that includes 30 inspiring founders throughout 12 corporations.

‘Surge 08’ cohort consists of startups which might be constructing futuristic merchandise throughout local weather tech, AI, metaverse, digital well being, new shopper manufacturers and new fashions of e-commerce.

The curated neighborhood of startups beneath the programme now consists of eight cohorts, greater than 300 founders and over 130 startups throughout greater than 16 sectors, Sequoia India and Southeast Asia stated in a press release.

“Surge 08 founders are constructing next-gen merchandise and companies which have the potential to revolutionise their sectors over the following decade,” stated Rajan Anandan, Managing Director, Sequoia India & Southeast Asia, and Surge.

These various set of founders every deliver with them distinctive experiences and experience to create formidable and differentiated merchandise and platforms to the issues they’re tackling, and “we’re excited to be part of their early company-building journeys,” Anandan added.

Surge combines as much as $3 million of seed capital with company-building workshops, a worldwide curriculum and help from a neighborhood of remarkable mentors and founders.

Half of Surge 08 startups have a minimum of one feminine founder, together with an AI and pure language processing PhD holder targeted on AI in healthcare and two medical medical doctors from Indonesia who’re leveraging know-how to democratise entry to well being and wellness companies.

‘Surge 08’ is at present in progress and the founders are going by a 16-week hybrid programme targeted on firm constructing, stated the main VC agency.

Sequoia Capital India and Sequoia Capital Southeast Asia actively accomplice with founders from a variety of corporations, together with BYJUs, CRED, Druva, Freshworks, Groww, Mamaearth, Pine Labs, Polygon, Razorpay, Truecaller, Zomato and extra.

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