Application Deadline: 05/31/2022
The NSRCEL – IIM Bangalore is accepting applications for its Women Startup Program that aims to support women by developing their entrepreneurial and managerial skills to enable them to start and grow their ventures. Through the program, learning will be made more accessible to budding women entrepreneurs even in the tier-2 and tier-3 cities of India.
- Must be an early-stage idea/startup
- Applicant should be the full-time owner or co-owner of the venture
- Applicant must be over 18 years of age and have Indian nationality/residence
- If one of the co-founders is a female and above the age of 18, and fully dedicated to the business and not employed in any capacity by any other company
The CSR initiative by Kotak in association with NSRCEL, IIMB has been specifically designed to facilitate business knowledge and expertise among women entrepreneurs in India by providing them in-depth training and nurturing their entrepreneurial skills. Incubation support combined with mentoring and advising through a panel of reputed mentors guides the entrepreneurs in course of transforming their idea into a business venture.
The Program provides business knowledge for entrepreneurs to build on their idea in the initial stage through Massive Open Online Course. The Program then progresses by offering selected candidates a three-month virtual pre-incubation Program where entrepreneurs will undergo business training to develop their prototype. Finalists are selected to be a part of Incubation at NSRCEL where they will focus on developing their product and scaling up. The Program is fully sponsored by Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited.
Official Website: NSRCEL’s Women Startup Program in India