Wadhwani NEN: Program benefits

Benefits to Students

The experiential and practice based NEN program empowers students with knowledge and skills to create high-potential startups.

  • A 14-week, 4-milestone course with a Real Venture launch in 10 weeks as an outcome
  • Experiential, real-world learning:
    • ~35 hours of content, sessions, reference material
    • Experienced entrepreneurship educators
    • ‘Learn by doing’ pedagogy through curriculum-focused videos, assignments, case-based content
    • Learning labs (booster clinics, workshops), pitch simulators & pitch days
    • Masterclasses by marquee entrepreneurs, mentors, industry experts
    • Exclusive 1:1 mentoring sessions
  • Ecosystem connects:
    • Access to incubators/accelerators/early-stage investors
    • Startup internship opportunities
    • A global community of mentors, experts & evaluators (across Asia, Africa, LatAm)
  • Exclusive access to the Wadhwani Knowledge and Technology Platform
    • On-demand content, templates, framework, checklists, Q&A forum
    • Mentor guidance/Global mentors’ app
    • Personalized connects/scheduling, calendaring with connects
  • Validation and recognition
    • Validated MVP & investor pitch endorsed by a global jury
    • E-certificate