Fintech Start-up NIRA Selected by Techstars for Accelerator Program
Bengaluru, February 7, 2019 – NIRA, a fintech start-up that provides small credit to consumers with limited access to traditional avenues of finance, announced it has been selected by global seed accelerator Techstars for its inaugural mentorship program in India - Techstars Bangalore Accelerator. NIRA is one of only 10 startups selected for this program following a highly competitive selection process with applications from hundreds of entrepreneurs and start-ups from 30 countries around the world. The Techstars accelerator program will give NIRA access to mentorship, global connections, investors and other support to help them grow and succeed.
“NIRA is honored to be among the handful of companies selected for this prestigious program.” said Rohit Sen, Co-Founder and CEO of NIRA. “Techstars Bangalore Accelerator is focused on supporting startups which are addressing large emerging markets opportunities, and we believe being selected for this program is a recognition of our vision and our potential to make a significant contribution towards financial inclusivity in India.”
The program kicked off on February 4, 2019 in Bangalore and will culminate in a Demo Day on May 2, 2019.