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Fintech Accelerator

The Accelerator Program

A 3 months long unique Public-Private Partnership model led Fintech acceleration program that is industry catalyzed and guided by Regulatory and BFSI experts. This program also provides unique market access opportunity by our industry partners.

Additional benefits as per state policy*

The Program
The Program

Benefits to the startups


Help startups with market validation.


Offer mentorship, networking, and business development counseling.


Give them the technological tools and support needed to succeed.


Provide access to international markets and connections.


Generate opportunities to receive financial support.


Provide access to a world-class co-working space.


Active engagement in solution structuring.


Enabling market visit & customer feedback.



Mumbai Fintech Accelerator's 1st Cohort is cofounded by The Government Of Maharashtra and The Fintech Meetup.

Our motive is to act as a catalyst to the fintech ecosystem of the nation by enabling the Fintech startups to take their ideas to the next level with help of mentoring sessions, corporate connects, investor interactions and much more.



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Accelerator Partners

Leaders Speak

“Hannover Re is known for adopting a somewhat different approach in meeting customer expectations. Consistent with our Global Strategy of being an innovative reinsurer, we have been exploring opportunities and partners in the emerging areas and in this journey, we are delighted to be associated with Mumbai Fintech Accelerator program.”

GLN Sarma
CEO - Hannover Ruck SE

“CRIF High Mark was conceptualized with the vision of enabling responsible lending & financial inclusion in our country. As a start-up credit bureau, we have been able to implement a lot of innovative concepts to the Credit Eco-System and have received a lot of support from the well-established lending community for the same. Our business is also at the cusp of FINance and TECHnology. This unique partnership with the Mumbai Fintech Accelerator allows us to closely work with FinTech community that shares our vision of financial inclusion, it also provides us an opportunity in a small way to give back to these start-ups. We are very excited about this association, and wish the accelerator and the involved start-ups a lot of success.”

Kalpana Pandey
CEO - CRIF India

“The Mumbai Fintech Accelerator is a commendable initiative by the Maharashtra Government and key stakeholders of this fast-growing sector in India. It provides an interesting platform for startups to innovate as well as interact with peers. The Consulate General of Switzerland and the Swiss Business Hub India appreciate the strong mutual benefit from our collaboration.”

Othmar Hardegger
Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai

““IndusInd Bank has always been at the forefront of innovation, leveraging cutting edge technologies towards finding robust, yet simple solutions for our customers. The objective has always been to simplify banking and make it more convenient, by deploying the best of what technology has to offer. Our customer-centric solutions, like the recently launched plastic payment innovations in the form of the 'IndusInd Bank Duo Card' (India's first 2 EMV chip debit-cum-credit card) and the 'IndusInd Bank Nexxt Credit Card' (India's first interactive credit card, with buttons), reflect our ability to nurture innovation and embrace technology. This philosophy has been behind our decision to join the Maharashtra Government led Fintech Accelerator””

Ramesh Ganesan
President - IndusInd Bank

“Technology, without differentiating between customers, helps develop convenient and simple products for all. It is therefore important for new age banks like Fino Payments Bank to collaborate with emerging Fintech firms to develop innovative solutions and grow. Such emerging start-ups need a supportive ecosystem to thrive and succeed. As a first step, corporates and banks have taken the lead to form the Mumbai Fintech Accelerator, which I believe will play a critical role in shaping the road ahead for Fintechs in the country.”

Rishi Gupta
MD & CEO - Fino Payments Bank

“Mumbai Fintech Accelerator is a testament to our belief of the impact that collaborative innovation can bring to the ecosystem at large. We along with our partners at the accelerator look forward to One vision - to make Mumbai a Global Fintech Hub. We aim to create a thriving ecosystem in India where every FinTech innovation will sustain and growth will be a synonym for existence.”

Suniti Nanda
Fintech Officer - Govt. of Maharashtra

“Partnering with the Mumbai Fintech accelerator has been a very positive and beneficial experience for us at IndiaFirst Life! We have discovered several new ideas and launched unique propositions complementary to the startups. We keenly look forward to supporting and affiliating with them, in their journey to success”

Vishakha R M
MD & CEO - IndiaFirst Life