Globally, there is a lot of push around gender diversity and inclusion – across Governments, Management Boards and Entrepreneurship. As a small step towards the above, empoWer is an initiative by Zone Startups India, for supporting women entrepreneurs.
Over the past 5 years, 132 women entrepreneurs have been a part of 5 cohorts, and 3 bootcamp. Each cohort is a 12 modules accelerator program comprising 15 women entrepreneurs selected from a pan-India application pool. We have disbursed INR 3.4 Crores in grants, and post program, a large majority of startups have raised further funding amounting a cumulative of INR 88.5 Crores..
The 5th Edition was launched in Partnership with TiE Women a part of TiE Global; we supported 14 women entrepreneurs through the Accelerator program & an additional 39 women entrepreneurs through a Workshop.
A platform to interact with like minded peers and build your network with fellow entrepreneurs.
Interact one to one with all major corporate CIOs/ CXOs to explore business development opportunities.
Workshops, Sessions, Case Studies and One on One Mentoring by subject matter experts
Seed funds, investor connects, access to other value added resources & professional services to help our portfolio scale up fast.
Our Journey so far
Startups in the Portfolio
Funding Raised by the portfolio
Takeaways worth disbursed