Accenture Ventures

Partner with Accenture Ventures and stay ahead of disruption.

Reimagine your business with open innovation

Working at the intersection of business and technology, Accenture is fueling innovation-led growth for our clients. Accenture Ventures partners and invests in growth stage Deep-tech B2B start-ups to deliver innovation to our clients. The result? An unparalleled ability to co-create, co-innovate and deliver powerful solutions that help our clients be at the forefront of New.

A unique eco-system innovation approach

At Accenture, our goal is to help our clients succeed in their business amidst the rapidly changing business and technology environment. We recognize that innovation can happen in many forms, shapes and places, and want to ensure that we can offer our clients the best cutting-edge technology innovation that is happening inside Accenture as well as outside in our ecosystem.

Accenture Ventures India is part of Accenture's global Ventures program, which has a partnership focus with multiple eco-system partners including incubators, accelerators, corporate venture capitalists, start-ups, academia, etc. across 39 countries. Watch Accenture Ventures' journey to become one of the top corporate accelerators in India.

Innovation offerings

A range of offerings that bring the power of ecosystem innovation to our clients

Startup scan

Scan and shortlist startups relevant to technology hotspots.

Rapid-prototyping

Develop and create prototypes using short agile sprints with startups.

Open innovation as-a-service

Run a structured innovation program leveraging and managing startup ecosystem.

Corporate venturing services

New digital venture creation, building start-up investment portfolio

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Thought leadership

India’s jugaad and Israel’s chutzpah approaches make them natural allies. Together, the nations have the power to foster inclusive economic growth and maximize human potential. Accenture, along with NASSCOM, has designed a unique framework—IINSPIRE—to help the two nations benefit from innovation collaboration and collectively unlock explosive benefits.

Accenture ventures challenge showcase

The annual Accenture Ventures Challenge recognizes and rewards B2B start-ups that’re solving real-time business problems by harnessing disruptive innovations.

Industry X.0 Challenge—2018

The first edition of the challenge focused on Industry X.0—which promises the digital transformation of businesses through smart, connected and living technologies.

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Applied Intelligence Challenge – 2019 

The second edition will focus on Applied Intelligence—a unique approach to combine Artificial Intelligence with data, analytics and automation across every function of business to deliver outcomes at speed and scale.

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Partner quotes

Raghu Ravinutala, CEO, Yellow Messenger

  • Accenture Ventures opened up opportunities with global customers that we would not have access to, by a long shot.
  • Working with Accenture helped us understand customer requirements better, and fine-tune and position our product.

Shmuel (Stan) Levine, CEO, ContextSpace Solutions Ltd.

  • Accenture Ventures quickly understood our start-up's potential in the emerging data protection and privacy arena.
  • It has supported our growth, extended our reach and helped us scale opportunities in new industries and regions.

Siddharth Desai, Co-founder & CEO, Clean Slate Technologies

  • The Accenture Ventures & Open Innovation Team is undoubtedly the best corporate start-up engagement construct in the country today.
  • The OI Team has been a stellar support system to facilitate us with the right knowledge, abundant resources and access to Accenture and enterprise client leadership.

Rajesh Kumar, Co-Founder, Streamoid Technologies

  • The engagement with Accenture was fantastic.
  • We got face time with some very large international clients, and their effort to take us to market could not have been better.

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Media coverage

Creating a global platform for Indian start-ups

Economic Times

Accenture has worked with at least 50 Indian start-ups to create pilots for global clients and is serving as a conduit for clients’ innovation agenda.

TechCircle

Avnish Sabharwal, MD—Accenture Ventures in India, on how we’re giving deep-tech Indian start-ups an unmatched platform to bring innovation to life

Inc42

Long gestation periods is the biggest challenge for Indian start-ups today. Avnish Sabharwal, MD Accenture Ventures, In conversation with Inc42.

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