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Wadhwani Entrepreneur
Igniting entrepreneurship across emerging economies to create jobs
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Wadhwani NEN
Experiential and practice-based program in entrepreneurship
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Wadhwani NEN
Empowering students and aspiring entrepreneurs with knowledge and skills to create high-potential startups
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Wadhwani Venture Fastrack
Empowering entrepreneurs to build scalable and investable startups
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Wadhwani Venture Fastrack
Enabling Incubators to produce successful startups

About

Wadhwani Entrepreneur

Inspires, educates, and enables startup entrepreneurs.

  • Wadhwani Inspire establishes a nationwide culture of entrepreneurship
  • Wadhwani National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) empowers professionals, post-college, college and pre-college students with knowledge and skills to create high-potential startups
  • Wadhwani Venture Fastrack (VFT) empowers entrepreneurs and incubators to build successful and scalable startups
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Our Programs

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National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN)

NEN empowers professionals, post-college, college and pre-college students with knowledge and skills to create high-potential startups.

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Wadhwani Venture Fastrack (VFT)

VFT seeks to maximize startup growth by powering Incubators and Accelerators.

Our Experience

We have worked across the globe to build, grow, and invest in exceptional ideas.
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Real Commercial Ventures Launched
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Ventures Certified by Global Jury
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Ventures Certified by NEN
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Testimonials

NEN Beneficiaries and VFT Mentors Speak

We have worked across the globe to build, grow, and invest in exceptional ideas.
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"The Wadhwani NEN Boot Camp gave us two key learnings --building a startup pitch deck and presenting sophisticated topics in a short & simple manner"
Shailesh Kumar Sahu
Student Venture: DAWN, IIT Kharagpur
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“The entrepreneurial boot camp by Wadhwani NEN turned out to be a starting point of my journey as an entrepreneur and helped me transform my idea into a real venture”
Sukesh JR
CEO & Co-Founder, Chef@Home
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“WF NEN program is being offered to all students as a free package to enhance their abilities and to become self-reliant at the close of their campus life.”
Prof. Stanley Waudo
The Vice Chancellor - Mount Kenya University
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“Given the magnitude of resources, networks and wisdom that the Wadhwani VFT brings to the table, there is a lot that can be accomplished in creating and scaling startups”
Ravi Narayan
CEO, T-Hub
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“Wadhwani VFT provides growth companies with mentoring and network support in hiring senior talent, acquiring customers, going international, raising private equity or going public.”
Samir Kumar
MD & General Partner, Inventus India
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“The AI-led technology platform of the Wadhwani VFT program facilitates collaboration with peers and investors. Also, the quality of mentors that VFT has on-board is a huge asset.”
Ish Anand
Investor, Founder CEO, Mentor

Wadhwani Entrepreneur: From Idea to IPO

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Idea
Discover problems worth solving. Build a cohesive founding team & understand market dynamics
Bootstrapped, Friends & family
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Idea
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Market Validated Concept
Know your potential customers. Prototype solutions & business models
Bootstrapped, Friends & Family, Pre-Seed
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Market Validated Concept
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MVP-Launch
Create products/ services that will delight customers. Launch and sustain the venture.
Seed, Grants
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MVP-Launch
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Early traction
Create a stable base of early customers. Manage finances and team.
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Early traction
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Operational stability
Develop operational systems to deliver great customer value consistently. Build execution capability. Expand customer base.
Angels, pre-Series A
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Operational stability
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Growth
Expand business nationally/globally innovative products and business models.
Series A plus
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Growth
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Established Enterprise
Build a culture of continuous learning and innovation
IPO, PE, M&A
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Established Enterprise