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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 6 years, 206 women entrepreneurs have graduated from the program. Each of the 5 cohorts has gone through an accelerator program with 12 modules and an in-person bootcamp. We have disbursed ₹ 4.13 Crores in grants and our alumni have gone on to raise a further amount of ₹ 88.5 Crores.

  • Peer Community

    A platform to interact with like minded peers and build your network with fellow entrepreneurs.

  • Industry Connect

    Interact one to one with all major corporate CIOs/ CXOs to explore business development opportunities.

  • Mentorship

    Workshops, Sessions, Case Studies and One on One Mentoring by subject matter experts

  • Funding Access

    Seed funds, investor connects, access to other value added resources & professional services to help our portfolio scale up fast.


Industry Sponsor


Supporting Sponsor


Our Journey so far


Applications Received



Startups in the Portfolio





88.5 Crores

Funding Raised by the portfolio


4.13+ Crores

Takeaways worth disbursed