Z Nation Lab Partners with Access Silicon Valley to Build a Virtual Bridge for Startups in India

Z Nation Lab has partnered with Access Silicon Valley to provide a direct platform for startups in India. Startups will now get to access Silicon Valley angels, VCs and serial entrepreneurs in real time, which they otherwise wouldn’t get the opportunity to see, hear or possibly connect with.

In addition, Z Nation Lab has put together valuable workshops to provide entrepreneurs with a perspective on building scalable startups.

“This community will act as a group to provide a link to Silicon Valley ecosystem or “mindshare” as we like to think of it,” the company said in a press release.

Z Nation Lab assists start­ups to scale up not only in India but globally. Its network includes global prodigy mentors and investors with specialization in the Indo-­US corridor.

With various patents registered in their name and having worked with fortune 500 companies including venture capital funds, they bring in over 150+ years of collective work experience.

Z Nation Lab selectively invests seed capital, provides strategic and technological support to startups. Thus, enabling them to accelerate in the right direction.

Neha Jain, Co-­Founder, Z Nation Lab said: “Access Silicon Valley is an extension of the overall global vision to build “virtual bridges” between cities in India that have great startup communities and potential to scale. The virtual bridge will enable Startup ecosystem in India to evolve to the next level, bridging the gap between ideation and implementation.”

Z Nation Lab is launching its first live streaming breakfast session in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. Startups will not only get a chance to hear veterans from Silicon Valley but also pitch their next big idea to Z Nation Lab. The details for the same have been published in local community pages on their website.

Z Nation Lab Starts Accelerator Program for Enterprise Startups Focusing on Creating an Edge through Technology

The 45-day program will include rigorous training with a focus on product validation, market penetration, team building, system integration, Partnerships and deep linking, PR and social media strategies, pitch evaluation and presentation, project plans preparation and investor connect.

Z Nation Lab starts one of its kind accelerator program for startups in India with prodigy mentors, investors and pitch coaches from USA, Israel, China and UK. Recently, it shortlisted 20 enterprise and technology startups after evaluating more than 150 startups in the Internet of Things (IoT), gaming, sensor technology and other enterprise segments for a one to one session with Salil Pradhan – Silicon Valley veteran and a mentor and advisor at Z Nation Lab.

The 45-day program will include rigorous training with a focus on product validation, market penetration, team building, system integration, Partnerships and deep linking, PR and social media strategies, pitch evaluation and presentation, project plans preparation and investor connect.

The Accelerator program will be followed by a 12-15 months incubation program for selected startups which will be incubated at Z Nation Lab. Z Nation Lab will invest up to Rs. 25 lakh to Rs 75 Lakhs for an Equity Stake. Additionally, it will provide support from its ecosystem partners like Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud platform, Freshdesk, Paytm and professionals i.e CA Firms, Law firms, IP consultants etc. that costs anywhere between Rs 5 lakh and Rs 10 lakh per startup.

Anup Mehta – (Co-Founder, Z Nation Lab) said that more than 50% of the Mentors and Trainers are specialists from the US and other countries. Our partnership with Access Silicon Valley enables us to connect startups and investors in more than 25 top startup destinations in the world. In affiliation with Washington DC-based GOVonomy, we will help technology startups grow into the US government markets and also provide them with the opportunity to work with the US Government.

Neha Jain – (Co-founder Z Nation Lab) said that apart from investing its own funds in startups, Z Nation Lab is backed by 15 large venture Capital firms and a large group of Angel investors to invest in startups incubated at Z Nation Lab.

Z Nation lab has collaborative work space in Mumbai with affiliate centers in Pune, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Indore, Chennai and satellite office in Silicon Valley, USA, UK and China for startups in India.

Z Nation Lab an extensive mentor panel for their accelerator program which includes prominent and established veterans from Silicon Valley and India.

Shashank Randev – (Director Z Nation Lab), said that the team and mentors at Z Nation Lab will shortlist top startups from India through a rigorous pruning process over the next one month so to ensure quality startups with potential to scale up globally are selected, trained and invested appropriately both in terms of mentor time and money.