NGO to Help Nurture Women Entrepreneurs

Published: 22nd November 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd November 2014 06:00 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: The Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a non-profit organisation, announced its partnership with the National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF). The partnership will create an ecosystem for women entrepreneurs in India.

The ecosystem will be established through the Women Entrepreneurship Quest (WEQ) Programme.

Under the programme, selected women entrepreneurs will be provided with extensive mentoring, networking opportunities and access to capital. The announcement was made on Friday during the WEQ 2014 contest finals, an innovative technology business plan competition designed ensure support for aspiring Indian women entrepreneurs.


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