Meet 6 Deeptech Startups That Graduated From NetApp’s Accelerator Programme’s 11th Cohort


NetApp, a leading data storage and management company, recently announced the graduation of its 11th cohort of startups from its flagship accelerator programme, NetApp Excellerator. The programme aims to support deep tech startups working on disruptive solutions in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), big data, and analytics.

Here are the six deeptech startups that graduated from NetApp’s accelerator programme:

Cyborgintell: Cyborgintell is an AI-powered threat intelligence platform that helps businesses identify, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. The platform leverages natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning algorithms to analyze large amounts of data and generate actionable insights.

Edvantics: Edvantics is an AI-powered edtech platform that helps students learn math and science concepts through interactive videos, quizzes, and simulations. The platform uses adaptive learning algorithms to personalize the learning experience for each student and track their progress over time.

GridRaster: GridRaster is a cloud-based AR/VR platform that enables enterprises to create and deploy immersive experiences on mobile devices. The platform leverages edge computing and 5G networks to deliver high-performance AR/VR applications without the need for expensive hardware.

PregBuddy: PregBuddy is a digital health platform that helps expectant mothers monitor their pregnancy and connect with healthcare providers. The platform uses AI-powered chatbots to provide personalized advice and support to mothers throughout their pregnancy journey.

Unscrambl: Unscrambl is a data analytics platform that helps businesses make sense of their data and generate actionable insights. The platform leverages natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning algorithms to analyze data from multiple sources and generate interactive visualizations.

Vonzest: Vonzest is an AI-powered supply chain optimization platform that helps businesses improve their logistics operations. The platform uses machine learning algorithms to analyze supply chain data and generate insights that help businesses reduce costs and improve efficiency.

The NetApp Excellerator programme provides the selected startups with a range of benefits, including funding, access to NetApp’s resources and expertise, and mentorship from industry experts. Since its launch in 2017, the programme has supported over 70 startups and helped them scale their businesses.

The program selects six startups each year for its cohort, which receive a grant of INR 20 lakh (approximately $27,000) each, access to NetApp’s platforms and tools, and guidance from its network of industry leaders, mentors, and investors. The accelerator is focused on startups working in the areas of cloud, data management, analytics, storage, and security.

The 11th cohort of the NetApp Excellerator program had six deeptech startups graduating from the program. The startups were:

AIIR Innovations: It is an AI-based platform that helps in identifying and addressing issues in industrial assets.

Cognifeed: It is a platform that uses AI to analyze customer feedback and helps businesses to improve their customer engagement.

Data Sutram: It is a geospatial data analytics company that uses AI to help businesses in making location-based decisions.

LifeBot: It is a healthtech startup that has developed an AI-based chatbot that helps people in managing their health and wellness.

Myelin Foundry: It is a video AI startup that uses deep learning to enable intelligent video analytics.

vPhrase: It is an AI-based platform that helps businesses in generating reports and summaries from data.

The NetApp Excellerator program has so far supported 60 startups through its accelerator program, and its alumni have raised over $65 million in funding. The accelerator has also helped its alumni in securing partnerships with leading corporations and institutions in India and around the world.