Creating Jobs. Changing Lives

 

Wadhwani Foundation

High-value job creation through entrepreneurship,
innovation and skills development

 

Global footprint across Asia, Africa and Latin America

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About Us

Wadhwani Foundation is a not-for-profit with the primary mission of accelerating economic development in emerging economies by driving job creation in India and other emerging economies through large-scale initiatives in entrepreneurship, small business growth, innovation, and skilling. Founded in 2003 by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dr Romesh Wadhwani, today, the Foundation is scaling impact in 20 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America through technology, networks and partnerships.

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Our Initiative

Wadhwani Advantage

Empowers businesses with capabilities to maximize their growth potential.

  • Accelerating revenues by 2x to10x with automated ‘Business Discovery and Transformation Tools’
  • 'Do-It-Yourself’ Tool Kits for building insights and defining transformation

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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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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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Wadhwani Opportunity

Equipping job-seeking students with 21st century employability skills.

  • Empowering students to command family-supporting jobs
  • 700+ hrs. of mobile & video-centric multilingual 21st century skills content on cloud

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Wadhwani Innovate

Accelerates large-scale innovation in academia and industry.

  • Innovation grants in partnership with governments and other organizations
  • Wadhwani Innovate Research Centers in partnership with existing research Institutes

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Wadhwani Innovate

Accelerates large-scale innovation in academia and industry.

  • Innovation grants in partnership with governments and other organizations
  • Wadhwani Innovate Research Centers in partnership with existing research Institutes

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Leader Speak

Dr. Romesh Wadhwani on the mission of Wadhwani Foundation
Dr. Ajay Kela on Wadhwani focus areas & impact

Changing Lives

A Wadhwani Blog

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Wadhwani Foundation

Prestigious Padma Shri award for Romesh Wadhwani

Govt. of India announced on 25.01.2020 that Romesh Wadhwani, Founder and Chairman, Wadhwani Foundation and Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Symphony AI is being conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri…
True generosity is about changing the lives of others I chose to create a Foundation focused on accelerating job creation Dr Romesh Wadhwani
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True generosity is about changing the lives of others. I chose to create a Foundation focused on accelerating job creation – Dr. Romesh Wadhwani

Dr. Wadhwani addressed the Diamond Jubilee convocation of IIT Bombay after receiving the Doctor of Science degree (Honoris Causa) in the presence of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra…
Dr Wadhwani has devoted his life to connecting technology with social welfare needs Honble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi
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Dr. Wadhwani has devoted his life to connecting technology with social welfare needs – Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister was speaking on the occasion of IIT Bombay’s 56th convocation (Diamond Jubilee Year) on 11.08.2018 where Dr. Wadhwani was conferred the prestigious degree of Doctor of Science…