Learn to establish your own venture

About WE NEN

NEN empowers and activates thousands of professionals, post-college, college and pre-college students with knowledge and skills to create high-potential startups by showing them why, when and how to do a startup through case-study based education. 

NEN endeavors to mainstreaming entrepreneurship education with its 14 weeks’, 35 hours’ program.

Who is eligible for NEN Ignite?

  • 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

Our Course : NEN Ignite

NEN Ignite an experiential, structured and immersive digital learning program providing skills, tools, and knowledge to transform ideas of youth into REAL VENTURES, thereby helping them become successful entrepreneurs. The Ignite program addresses key questions like:

  • How to build a compelling value proposition?
  • How to build a robust sustainable business model?
  • How to achieve financial stability?
  • How to validate the MVP?

Details about NEN Ignite Program

Milestone 1

Week 1 - 4

  • Sharpen your problem pitch
  • Customer and Markets
  • Sustainable Differentiation Strategy

Milestone 2

Week 5 - 7

MVP / Product
  • Business Model and Testing Riskiest assumptions
  • Minimum Lovable product

Milestone 4

Week 12 - 14

  • Managing growth

  • Targeting Scale

  • Funding Strategy

Milestone 3


Week 8 - 11

Business Plan
  • Sustainable Business Plan

  • Go to market Strategy 

  • Branding Positioning

NEN Benefits

NEN benefits include resources like case study based concept sessions, and access to networks like faculty, alumni, mentors, state run startup initiatives and grants, incubators, and investors.

Venture Launch in 12 Weeks​
Access to Incubators / Accelerators​
Validated Investor Pitch endorsed through a Global Jury
Pitching Opportunities to potential Investors​
Global Community – Asia, Africa, LATAM
Access to Mentors
E Certificate
Shoutout on Social Media
Payment Gateway Free Credit
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NEN Approach

Learning by Doing
Video-Based Learning
Lean Methodology

'Practice Venture' launch

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

NEN Offerings

Wadhwani NEN offers an entrepreneurship program aimed to ready students and professionals into successful entrepreneurs with ventures that are potentially fundable.


Demystify complex entrepreneurial concepts. Build your idea
from scratch and unleash your creativity.


An experiential learning program that aims to develop ventures beyond the idea/prototype stage.


Focused on
early-stage ventures from incubators, state startup missions and real student ventures

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Foundational Course

The aim of this course is to equip students to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and become future entrepreneurs.

Advanced Course

This course aims to teach the necessary skills to develop ventures beyond the idea/prototype stage.

NEN Benefits



NEN Beneficiaries Speak

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