Our Initiative

Wadhwani Entrepreneur

Inspiring, educating, and enabling startup entrepreneurs

Wadhwani NEN

Wadhwani NEN empowers professionals, post-college, college and pre-college students with knowledge and skills to create high-potential startups.

  • College Entrepreneurship Programs for students with 360-degree transformation and real-world learning through its Entrepreneurship Course and Startup Labs
  • Program with direct enrolments:
    • Wadhwani Activate: for those in the early semester of the graduate program
    • Wadhwani Ignite: for professionals, PGs and those in advanced years of their graduate program
  • Program through Institute-led enrolments:
    • Foundational Course: from a business model, MVP and Practice Venture (PV) to a Potential Real Venture (PRV)
    • Advanced Course: from a PRV to a Validated Real Venture (VRV) with funding potential
  • Participants to NEN entrepreneurship program enjoy the below benefits:
    • ‘Learn by doing’ pedagogy through videos, activities and assignments, and PV pitches
    • Masterclasses by marquee entrepreneurs, mentors, industry experts
    • 1:1 Mentoring sessions
    • Connects with mentors, incubators/accelerators/early-stage investors
    • Validated MVP & investor pitch endorsed by a global jury
NEN Benefits

Wadhwani Venture Fastrack

Wadhwani Venture Fastrack (VFT) empowers entrepreneurs and incubators to build successful and scalable startups​.

  • Enabling incubators and accelerators to maximise growth of their startups​ by capacity building, institutional processes, and leveraging technology.
    • ‘Business Discovery and Transformation’ Tools​, Case Studies, Videos
    • Connects with mentors, curated experts and investors​
    • Digital mentoring
    • Institution building: financial viability, sourcing and selection processes, team leadership and facilitation modules
  • Enabling startups to become scalable and investable​.
    • Diagnostic ‘startup maturity’ assessment tools and transformation programs
    • Curated network of Mentors, Investors, Service Providers and Customers​
    • Do It Yourself (DIY) solution toolkits offering learning support & practical guidance​
    • AI-enabled Wadhwani Technology Platform for on-demand customized access to knowledge resources and mentor/expert/customer connects
VFT Benefits

Wadhwani Entrepreneur Network

  • Incubators
  • Accelerators
  • Mentors
  • Startups
  • Colleges
  • Faculty
  • Students
A.S.K. Chaitanya Reddy / Srinivas MadhavamCo-founders, VDeliver

The key learning from Wadhwani Foundation is how should we see a problem with different perspectives. As a result, we expect to revolutionize what last mile logistics can do

Pranav PanpaliaFounder, Workly

WEC helped me transform from a student into an entrepreneur with practical knowledge. It gave me a chance to step into other’s shoes and experience entrepreneurship real-time

Anusha K P / Muralidhar NayakCo-Founders, Paymatrix

The one-on-one mentoring sessions helped us to identify channels and crack some key partnerships

Eshwar VikasCo-founder, Mukunda Foods

WEC is a primary school for entrepreneurs. The learning I got from WEC mentoring sessions is useful even today and foundations of Mukunda Foods is based on these learnings