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Wadhwani Foundation Launches India’s FirstGlobal Network for Entrepreneurs

Launch Announcement at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, GES 2017, Hyderabad
  • The ‘Wadhwani Global Network for Entrepreneurs’connects startup and SME entrepreneurs to curated mentors, investors and service providers and offers on-demand mobile access to document templates and learning resources besides offering its own Accelerators and Scalerators programs
  • The offerings of theWadhwani Global Network for Entrepreneurs cover the different stages of entrepreneurship from aspiring entrepreneurs, to growth stage entrepreneurs to SMEs
 Pune, November 30, 2017: Wadhwani Foundation’s flagship initiative, the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) today announced the launch of India’s first-everGlobalNetwork forEntrepreneursat the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, GES 2017 inHyderabad International Convention Centre. Dr Ajay Kela, President & CEO, Wadhwani Foundation made the announcement.
Entrepreneurs are not born and paths to success in entrepreneurship are not necessarily akin. What makes a critical difference in the entrepreneurial journey isthe expert guidance, support, and inspiration to avoid pitfalls and enable the elusive quantum leap. With an aim to accelerate the entrepreneurial journey, the ‘Wadhwani Global Network for Entrepreneurs’ is unique in a two-fold manner. Firstly, its support mechanism covers the different stages of entrepreneurship from early growth to growth stage entrepreneurs to SMEs and secondly, it has customized offerings forvarious levels of the entrepreneurial journey.
The ‘Wadhwani Global Network for Entrepreneurs’ is supporting aspiring entrepreneurs, early and growth stage entrepreneurs,and SMEswith Accelerator &Scalerator programs,curated mentors,advisors & consultants, trusted service providers and investors through the mobile apps and a dedicated site www.wfnen.org.
Wadhwani Foundation has nurtured entrepreneurship in colleges in India for 14 years through student courses and launched hundreds of entrepreneurship clubs in campuses.This program inspires students and student outliers by providing facilitated learning through www.wfnen.org and LearnWISE platform.From short videos, blogs to events, webinars, bootcamps and case studies, there’s plenty forstudent entrepreneurs keen on arming themselves with formidable skills required for business success.
Says Dr Ajay Kela, President & CEO, Wadhwani Foundation, “We are very excited to roll-outthe Wadhwani Global Network for Entrepreneurs. This is aone-stop shop for theentrepreneur looking to grow locally and/or globally – providing all necessary resources, guidance, facilitated technology-led learning and networking opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs and startups to succeed, where the failure rates are abnormally high. This is a first-in-world initiative with globaloperations in Asia, Africa and Latin America. I foresee this as playing a major role in fulfilling theWadhwani Foundation’s efforts towards high-value job creation, globally.”

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