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 Mexico:
The scalable model of WF NEN, its resources and IP are contextualized for emerging economies and regions. WF NEN works in entrepreneurship in Mexico through its partnerships with relevant entities. WF NEN is looking to expand its partnerships in Mexico and the region.
Wadhwani Foundation has signed a MoU with Instituto Politecnico Nacional (IPN) and ITI (also known as DGCFT) Subsystem of the Minister of Education, Mi Gran Socio, an early stage non-profit university housing business incubator and accelerator and Startup Mexico (one of the largest and most recognized business incubator/accelerator for startups in the region) for strengthening the institutional mandate for entrepreneurship education and development in Mexico by mainstreaming entrepreneurship curricula within the Institute for holistic development of 150,000 students’ knowledge and skills across 17 campuses.[…]