Dummy text description The NEN Program is an experiential and immersive digital learning program (in English, Spanish, Portuguese & Arabic) providing skills, tools, and knowledge to transform ideas of youth into real ventures and become a successful entrepreneur.

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Who is eligible for the program?

  • Those in later years of the graduate program, post graduate students, working professionals and pre-incubatees
  • Those with a validated idea and planning to launch their venture with an investable pitch deck
  • Teams that display:
    • Purpose and Passion
    • Aptitude and Attitude
    • Teamwork and shared leadership
    • Resilience
    • Ability to attract resources
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About the Program

The program is an experiential, structured and immersive digital learning program providing skills, tools, and knowledge to transform the innovations into Commercial Ventures, thereby helping innovators become successful entrepreneurs. The program addresses key questions like:

Structure of the Program

553
Week 1 - 4

Problem


  • Sharpen your problem pitch
  • Customer and Markets
  • Sustainable Differentiation Strategy
Milestone 2
4283965
Week 8 - 11

Business Plan


  • Sustainable Business Plan
  • Go to market Strategy
  • Branding Positioning
Milestone 4
Milestone 1
Jan Solving problem 1
Week 5 - 7

MVP / Product


  • Business Model and Testing Riskiest assumptions
  • Minimum Lovable product
Milestone 3
Startup managers presenting and analyzing sales growth chart
Week 12 - 14

Growth


  • Managing growth
  • Targeting Scale
  • Funding Strategy
553
Week 1 - 4

Problem


  • Sharpen your problem pitch
  • Customer and Markets
  • Sustainable Differentiation Strategy
Jan Solving problem 1
Week 5 - 7

MVP / Product


  • Business Model and Testing Riskiest assumptions
  • Minimum Lovable product
4283965
Week 8 - 11

Business Plan


  • Sustainable Business Plan
  • Go to market Strategy
  • Branding Positioning
Startup managers presenting and analyzing sales growth chart
Week 12 - 14

Growth


  • Managing growth
  • Targeting Scale
  • Funding Strategy
Milestone 1
Milestone 2
Milestone 3
Milestone 4

Program Approach

Study
Learning by Doing
Video-Based Learning
Presentation
Lean Methodology

Rocket
'Practice Venture' launch

Fortnightly Entrepreneur Sessions
Working Woman
Internships and Corporate Challenges
Community
Global Community Building

Testimonials

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If you have a validated idea, then you can apply to the NEN IGNITE program

Are you looking to fine-tune strategy, organization & performance to get seed capital? You can apply to the WE Liftoff program

If you have a well-developed MVP, a small team and demonstrated customer traction, then check-out your full eligibility for the WE VFT program here

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If you have a validated idea, then you can apply to the NEN IGNITE program

investment

Are you looking to fine-tune strategy, organization & performance to get seed capital? You can apply to the WE Liftoff program.

Here is what we mean by a Validated Idea:

  • You have identified a ‘customer type’ that you are dealing with.
  • You have identified a problem that is critical for the that customer type
  • You have validated this problem with a ‘sizable’ set of customers so you know that it is a ‘real problem’
  • Your research and customer discussions shows that There is a large enough number of customers that are looking for a solution to this particular problem, and the venture can be financially viable and feasible
  • There are no apparent existing solutions or good enough solutions that are serving your customer type at this time for the problem
  • May have started working on a website/facebook/Instagram page to get customer reactions
  • May have worked on a prototype solution already
  • May have early traction with some customers