Startup Bridge


Startup Bridge is a strategic market development organization that helps enterprise startups of Indian origin* scale beyond their product market fit through Fortune 1000 partnerships


Learn more Startup Bridge 2019

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What People Say


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StartupBridge was invaluable for me. In addition to providing mentorship and connecting me with the right people, Startup Bridge showed me how to approach partnerships in a way that truly accelerated our growth

Pavan Thatha. CEO Shield Square acquired by Radware, 2018
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Startup Bridge helped me through strategic introduction and mentorship in my journey to exit

Vijay Rayapati, CEO, Minjar on Mentorship
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StartupBridge gave my current found positioning and is winning me clients faster. Of the four PSP meetings I did there one has turned already turned into a partnership deal, another one is still active in the pipeline

Karthik Bettadapura
Dataweave, StartupBridge India 2016 Startup

About Startup Bridge

For corporates, it extends Corporate Strategy team capabilities by surfacing curated deal opportunities with high impact startups, and reduce the risks of working with global partnerships.


For startups it helps surface strategic partnership opportunities that can accelerate growth, scale revenue, build high potential value through deliberate matchmaking.

Startup Bridge was founded with inspiration from BIRD foundation. Established in 1977, the BIRD Foundation generates mutually beneficial cooperation between U.S. and Israeli companies, including start-ups and established organizations, and provides both matchmaking support between U.S. and Israeli companies. Due to that effort about 60 Israeli startups get acquired every year. Laying a similar ground work for India & US partnership is Startup Bridge core mission. By 2027 the goal is to catalyze 100b of partnerships.


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People

The Team


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Manu Rekhi
Board Member (acting CEO)

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Thiyagarajan M
Board Member (acting COO)

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Dipty Desai
Partner

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Sijo George
Partner

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Chintan Mehta
Partner

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Jibin Jose
Associate Partner

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Vrushali Malpekar
Associate Partner

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