Maximizing Startup Growth by Powering Incubators and Accelerators


Discover best practices, content, tools, discovery framework, and case studies for guiding your startups to newer heights through our technology platform in a consultancy model. From the big picture of global startup ecosystems to the nuances of startup mentoring, from the financial viability of an incubator/accelerator to building investable ventures, this program offers power-packed solutions.

Who is it for?

Incubator/ Accelerator CEO’s
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Program/Startup Managers​
Startup Mentors
We also offer this program for Government Agencies, Funding Organizations, and Industry Associations who wish to build capacities of their constituent incubators/accelerators in supporting startups.

Program Benefits

The program builds your incubator’s/accelerator’s capacity to deliver consistent and better Startup outcomes.
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Superior Outcomes: Launch and grow successful startups that are able to raise funding & create jobs.

Global Connects: Gain access to a global community of mentors, experts and investors.

Support: Provide individualized support to your startups.

Digital Mentoring: Life-long access to VFT’s startup digital mentoring platform.

Knowledge Repository: Access to exhaustive case studies and videos.

Program Design

The VFT Idea and Growth Program takes a 360-degree approach towards talent development, personal capacity building, institutional processes, and leveraging technology for improving startup outcomes.

  • Learn to deploy Startup Growth Digital Platform (Digital Startup Mentoring) for startups
  • Assist Entrepreneurs with ‘Business Discovery and Transformation’ Tools
  • Access a rich repository of startup tools, case studies, and videos
  • Use Dashboards to guide and monitor the progress of startups
  • Get connected to startup mentors and curated experts
  • Understand the process-driven approach to building robust incubator / accelerators
  • Enhance startup selection and sourcing processes
  • Improve ecosystem connections & stakeholder engagements
  • Tenets of financial viability of incubators and accelerator
  • Coaching skills on how to mentor startup founders
  • Modules on facilitation and team leadership

Deployment Model

  •  Three training sessions of 60 mins for incubator managers and CEO
  • Followed by 12 weeks of experiential learning for incubator and startups
    • Experiential learning with active startup cohorts
    • Learn as you shadow: Consultative support to startups by VFT startup consultant in 1:1 office hour sessions
    • Deploy the VFT Startup Program with your upcoming cohorts post-program

Our Experience

We have worked across the globe to build, grow, and invest in exceptional ideas.
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Startups supported

Incubators Speak

Wadhwani (VFT) provided access to resources like Playbooks created over decades of the Foundation’s work in the startup ecosystem. This is a big advantage when you are offering an incubation program
Dr Karthikeyan K
CEO, AIC-Assam Agricultural University
Incubator, Jorhat
“The modular content on the VFT startup platform is very practical with short and crisp video instructions for entrepreneurs. The program made me humble and as a startup we were able to change our problem statement because of the training.”
Aeroshil Nameirakpam
Founder, Nibiaa Consultancy Pvt Ltd
“The program is very well planned and structured. The session contents are very informative and guide young incubators like us in understanding the various nuances of runing a world-class startup incubation program.”
Vishnu Varadan
“The fact that help was made available for incubators and startups in North East India was the best part of the program. It was one of the most satisfying programs I've ever attended and would rate it 10/10.”
Dr. Tej Chingtham

Startups Speak

“At Wadhwani Venture Fastrack, we have found significant experience of the startup ecosystem and network connects to expedite startup success”
Raj Saxena
Founder & CEO, LogisticsNow
“The VFT program introduced us to a mentor who clearly understood the needs of the impact investment sector, and we are now confident of achieving our larger goals.”
John Santhosh
Founder &CEO, Billion Lives
“I dedicate 80% of my business success to the VFT program. ”
Sumeet Mahendra,
Founder, RTIwala
“The VFT program helped me with my business pitching - Investor Pitching and sales as well”
Ankit Gupta
Founder, SAARK Customs
“I strongly recommend early-stage startups to be a part of Wadhwani Venture Fastrack (VFT). No other program offers value and connects as VFT does.”
Vidyarthi Badireddy
Co-Founder & CEO, Pick My Work

Our Portfolio Startups

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


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