Global Accelerator Programs


Global Acceleration

Integrate or the Global Acceleration program fosters B2B startups in their growth/maturity phase. Ideally, these are startups with a focus on global markets who have demonstrable traction, funding, and market potential.

Shortlisted participants get to travel to different parts of the world, experience the world’s top ecosystems – Silicon Valley, UK, Europe, and South East Asia – and engage with other startups, enterprise giants, corporates, VCs, and influencers who shape the industry.

Global Acceleration program

InnoTrek is an invite-only delegation of Indian start-ups who visit Silicon Valley. Over the week-long program, shortlisted participants get to learn, connect, and be inspired by the world’s oldest and most successful technology system. With opportunities to engage with global giants and gain disruptive knowledge from top entrepreneurs, they also get a first-hand understanding of what it takes to scale up globally and how to gain a competitive advantage through the right alliances.

The Application Process

Upon registering for InnoTrek, candidates will first be shortlisted basis the selection criteria. The second round of review is conducted by the jury comprisingwho consist of India’s top VCs and startup accelerators and incubators. After this, the final list of participants will be announced.

NASSCOM’s Japan VC Network

The Indian startup ecosystem continues to be the third largest startup ecosystem in the world with a total of 24 unicorns and 9300 startups. NASSCOM has played a key role in curating and nurturing this ecosystem. On one side there are large number of these startups that are entering growth phase and want to raise capital to fund this phase. On the other hand, Companies and Institutions from Japan have been long standing partner in India’s growth story that now want to associate with this young and most promising budding startup ecosystem by actively taking part in it. To bridge this gap, NASSCOM in partnership with Embassy of India, Tokyo has created the Japanese Venture Capital Network who have interest in building Indian portfolio of innovative businesses.

NASSCOM’s Japan VC Network

The first edition witnessed massive networking opportunities where a delegation of 26 startups visited Tokyo for first-ever live pitching event outside of India.

NASSCOM’s Japan VC Network

We are pleased to announce the 2nd Edition of Japan VC Connect.Apply Now

Last date: 4th February 2020



Start-ups selected for InnoTrek 2018 will be required to pay a non-refundable and non-transferable InnoTrek Delegate Fee of INR 70,800 including taxes. The InnoTrek delegate fee covers the cost of group bus travel to/from the delegation hotel and venues on all four days, event day meals that are planned in the delegation schedule and any delegation venue entry fees etc.

Delegates are responsible for booking and paying for their own international travel, hotel accommodation, daily breakfast and any meals not part of the delegation schedule.

The actual events, venue fees and many local expenses are subsidized by NASSCOM to help make this as accessible as possible to start-up founders. If TiECON is part of the schedule, the cost of participating is separate and will be directly payable to TiE Silicon Valley. All in all, a total expense of approximately INR 2.5 lakh will be required for this trip.

How many people per start-up?

The program is open to the founder of each team.

Who can apply?

We encourage software product start-ups with a global market focus to apply for the program. Companies that have demonstrable traction, funding and potential will be given preference.

What documents do you need?

You’ll need a US Visa a month before we take the start-ups on the trip. Passport should be valid at least 6 months after the dates of travel. You'll also need an international credit card. Please note that if you apply for a US Visa, it may take up to 30 days to be processed.

What happens after applying?

Once you apply, we’ll send a formal invite to the shortlisted companies with another link to provide registration details. Please note that at the time of registration, you’ll need to pay the delegate fee.