In January 2017, Wadhwani Foundation’s National Entrepreneurship Network (WF NEN) was launched in Latin America to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country by supporting Entrepreneurship Education, Startups & SMEs, and enabling access to knowledge, mentor and investor resources.
Over the last decade, WF NEN has demonstrated a highly successful and replicable model that facilitates entrepreneurship and job creation through partnerships with colleges and universities, entrepreneur support organizations, and mentor and investor community in several countries.
WF NEN in Chile:
The scalable model of WF NEN, its resources and IP are contextualized for emerging economies and regions. WF NEN works in entrepreneurship in Chile through its partnerships with relevant entities. WF NEN is looking to expand its partnerships in Chile and the region.
Wadhwani Foundation has signed MoUs with INACAP (the largest professional educator in Chile with 26 campuses and 120,000 students), Universidad Técnica Federico Santa Marina – UTFSM (The Federico Santa María Technical is one of the most prestigious engineering universities), HouseNovo, Accion Emprenderdora (Non-profit business Incubator focused on developing high impact entrepreneurs), Mujeres del Pacifico (Non-profit organization training women in the Pacific countries to become high-impact entrepreneurs), Universidad Nacional Andres Bello – UNAB (a higher education institute) and Universidad Mayor -UMayor (a private Chilean with 15,000 students).[…]