For the last 7 years, ZSI has been running an accelerator program focused on women-founded tech startups called ZSI empoWer.On Feb 16, 2023, ZSI hosted the India Grand Finale of the 7th edition of the ZSI empoWer Program, at the iconic International Convention Hall, BSE (erstwhile) Bombay Stock Exchange, Dalal Street, Mumbai.
Over the last 7 years, this has become a marquee event that celebrates Women Start-Ups in Tech. This power-packed event (by invitation only) had an impressive line-up of speakers, jury members and panelists and was attended by representatives of Investors, Indian Corporates, the start-up ecosystem stakeholders as well as women entrepreneurs.
A platform to interact with like-minded peers and build a network of fellow entrepreneurs
Interact one to one with 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 scale up faster
Startups in the Portfolio
Crores takeaways disbursed
" empoWer was a great experience for GreenGrahi as the program provided an amazing platform to women entrepreneurs to showcase their solutions to marquee investors, domain experts and start up accelerators/incubators. Along with acceleration support, we are happy to acknowledge that empoWer helps to support as an alumni, connecting with the right advisors and investors, for fund raising. We feel truly grateful to Zone startups ! "
" empoWer has helped Agromorph reach out to the investor community and gain access to a network of passionate professionals in the startup ecosystem. As a young team, we have expanded our horizons through the nurturing mentor sessions and learnings from business experts. The opportunity to present Agromorph at the iconic BSE building to an audience of leaders has helped us get valuable feedback for our business. We cherish the network that we have made through this program and hope to keep leveraging it in our journey ahead. "
" I am extremely fortunate to be part of empoWer 2022 program. empoWer 2022 was a great package for the women entrepreneur to grow their startup. I am thankful to the entire team for their continuous support, guidance, mentorship and networking opportunities. empoWer 2022 has been a truly empowering. "
" empoWer is the push and conviction that every entrepreneur needs in their journey. The accelerator program opens doors to numerous industry experts relevant to your line of business. BECKFriends.com benefitted from the connects made with blockchain experts and international delegates for market access. And while the program ends, the network remains to be reached out for any advice or access needs. This has been a truly empowering and enriching 4 weeks ! "