Meet Rebalance Accelerator Cohort 2021: 6 Startups from India & SEA

3 min readNov 29, 2021

Rebalance is India’s first set of initiatives on a mission to accelerate diversity in founders & venture capital. We run an early-stage accelerator that shapes and invests in companies with at least one woman as a co-founder.

We invest through Rebalance Angel Community and co-invest alongside 90+ VC partners across India, SEA, Europe & the US on this mission.

Since 2019, we’ve grown to a family of 40+ diverse founders from India & Singapore.

Here’s Rebalance Accelerator’s Cohort 03

Our 2021 cohort consists of 6 companies led by 11 founders from Delhi NCR, Singapore, Bangalore, and Hyderabad spanning edge computing, deep-tech healthcare, climate action, VR, child healthcare, beauty tech, and marketing tech.

Cohort 03 Founders with Aishwarya Malhi & Vikas Kumar, Co-Founders at Rebalance.

1. Nida Sahar Rafee & Murthy Bjas from Nife

Building the future of last-mile computing.

Nife is building a global public edge cloud that enables a faster, more powerful internet experience for humans and enterprises.

2. Sumedha Khoche & Shireen Sultana from Kinderpass

Building the world’s most trusted digital child healthcare platform.

A digital child healthcare platform that helps parents track and boost their child’s early, critical growth and development.

3. Mugdha Hedaoo & Neeraj Dhanothia from Goplay Cosmetics

Hyper-personalized, reusable cosmetics on demand.

A beauty tech company that is making hyper-personalized, reusable cosmetics accessible to makeup lovers across the world, on-demand. They’ve launched the world’s first *LipsKit* along with an AI-powered recommendation app.

4. Shruti Taneja & Mridul Khandelwal from Paired

The fastest way to multiply brand growth.

The world’s first fully automated partnership marketing platform that enables performance-based partnerships for brands and creators.

5. Divya Hegde & Akshay Hegde from Oqupi

Re-inventing rehabilitation for the world.

Asia’s first virtual rehab platform leveraging VR & Computer Vision to make therapy engaging, accessible, and measurable.

6. Bhagyashree Bhansali from The Disposal Company

Simplifying traceable climate action for people and businesses.

India’s first offsets platform on a mission to simplify climate action for people and businesses.

Please feel free to write to if you’d like to connect with any of the founders or apply for our next cohort.

We bring together seasoned and aspiring angel investors who understand the importance of backing diverse founding teams, early on.

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Rebalance shapes and invests in early-stage companies with diverse founders through Rebalance Accelerator Program & Rebalance Angel Community.