“PVR for startups”

is an early-stage accelerator program launched by PVR and India Accelerator (IA) in collaboration- that specializes in media and entertainment technologies. The program will harness the domain expertise, network, and resources of both India Accelerator and PVR to provide select startups with an unrivaled competitive advantage

The program

PVR for Startups offers a 4-month professional and deep immersion program for the purposes of developing solutions for the cinema market. It provides tangible commercial guidance to its startups. The commercialization includes an opportunity to pilot within PVR and a chance to license the startup’s product to PVR and/or its partners.

Focused on innovative media and entertainment projects, the program has the goal of selecting startups that work in the media and entertainment space, in order to support innovative projects working to reinvent and improve this constantly growing sector. Our goal is to help early-stage startups become successful global companies. Our team will provide mentoring, strategic guidance, operational support, and introductions to potential follow-on investments.


Facilitating access to the most active Angels, VCs, and Corporates- dedicated to grow Startups in the media & entertainment domain

IA Global

Unmatched access to IA global network of mentors, partners, industry experts, and alumni


Access to PVR ecosystem, and possible partnerships with PVR and its partners


Over 50 carefully selected mentors from media & entertainment industry will be providing hands-on support and valuable introductions

Co-working Space

Free desks for the entire team in a dynamic co-working space for the duration of the 4-month program


Gaming in a
Cinema Environment


Shopping in a
Cinema journey


Automation of Inventory


Cinema and
Community Engagement


in Cinema

If you have a product for the next big thing in cinema; and a well
thought-through vision – please send us an application.

Think you can fit our program?

Apply Now

Meet Our Team

About the PVR Group

PVR Ltd. is the market leader in terms of screen count in India. Since 1997, the brand has redefined the cinema industry and the way people watch movies in the country. The Company has, over the years, consistently added screens, both organically and inorganically, through strategic investments and acquisitions which includes ‘Cinemax Cinemas’ in November 2012, ‘DT Cinemas’ in May 2016 and ‘SPI Cinemas’ in August 2018 which added 138 screens, 32 screens and 76 screens respectively to our screen network. Currently, PVR operates 845 screens in 176 cinemas in 71 cities in India and Sri Lanka with an aggregate seating capacity of approximately 1.82 lakhs seats.