Entrepreneur Sid Mookerji sets up food tech, retail accelerator in Mysuru

Said to be first of its kind accelerator programme in the country, Silicon Road aims to fast-track the growth of the startups in this segment with a tailored programme, mentoring and network

Sid Mookerji
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Entrepreneur Sid Mookerji whose tech firm Softvision (SPI) was acquired by Cognizant last October has set up a retail and foodtech focused startup accelerator in Mysuru. According to sources, Cognizant had acquired Softvision for about $530 million. Mookerji’s US-based venture capital firm Silicon Road and French startup accelerator Numa have partnered to launch, ‘Silicon Road Accelerator’ which is said to be Mysuru’s first startup accelerator. It’s a 4-month startup acceleration programme providing funded support and infrastructure for startups, ...