Welcome to Surge, a rapid scale-up program for startups in India and Southeast Asia.
Surge combines $1 million to $2 million of seed capital with company-building workshops, global immersion trips and support from a community of exceptional founders.
To supercharge your startup. And give you an unfair advantage, right out of the gate.
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Starting today, you will be able to apply for Surge all year round. As soon as the applications for one batch close, the next batch will open immediately on the following day. So you can apply to Surge at any point – and you’ll hear back within a specific time frame.
We are thrilled to welcome in Surge 02 a deeply committed and passionate group of founders who are solving a wide range of problems across a diverse set of industry verticals, including Consumer Internet, EdTech, AgTech, Clean Energy, Social Commerce, Fintech, SaaS, Robotics and DTC brands.
KhataBook, a digital credit ledger for micro SMEs, is one of the fastest-growing startups in Surge 01 2019. The number of active merchants grew from 150,000 in March to 1.8 million in July, and the value of transactions they recorded shot up from $600 million to $2.3 billion in that same short period. Prateek Sharma […]
Telio (Surge 01 2019) connects the mom-and-pop shops in Vietnam with brands and wholesalers on a centralized platform that delivers more choice, better pricing and more efficient logistics through economies of scale. Aakash Kapoor talked with Sy Phong Bui about his startup journey, his unique approach to ESOP -- and the sharp, upward trajectory Telio has been tracking since March 2019 – at a fireside session during Week One of Surge 02 2019.