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Sequoia’s Surge selects 20 startups for its sixth cohort

Sequoia Capital India’s accelerator program Surge has selected 20 early-stage startups for its sixth cohort. 

The startup list in the Surge 06 include Airavana, BambooBox, BiteSpeed, Blend, 10 Minute School, Toplyne among others

According to Surge, the startups in the current cohort have raised $60 million so far from Surge and co-investors.

The cohort includes a significant number of software startups focusing on cybersecurity, customer engagement and payments. Additionally, several companies are from Agtech, Edtech, Fintech, direct-to-consumer, and e-commerce sectors.

With this cohort, the Surge community now includes 246 founders from 112 startups across more than 15 sectors. As many as 45 companies from the first four cohorts comprising 69 firms have raised follow-on funding.

Last year, Surge had selected 23 startups for its fifth cohort based out of India, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and the USA.

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