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WE HUB joins with Western Digital to launch accelerator programme for women entrepreneurs

Our Bureau | Updated on January 21, 2021

As many as eight start-ups have been selected from seven cities for the programme

WE HUB, an exclusive incubator for women entrepreneurs, has signed an agreement with data infrastructure provider the US-based Western Digital to launch an Acceleration Programme - Technology for Women Entrepreneurs.

The programme is customised for women-led technology start-ups in India. Besides making them investment-ready, it helps them scale up their operations by giving them access to investors in India and abroad.

Selected start-ups

As many as eight start-ups have been selected from seven cities for the programme. The list comprises Aarca Research, AarogyaAI, Bioscan Research, Empiezo IT Solutions, Innogle, MedMarvel Software Solutions, Paraclete Image Labs and Edubuk.

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During the 12-week acceleration programme, the short-listed start-ups will have access to mentoring from technology experts, venture capitalists and business mentors, said Deepthi Ravula, Chief Executive Officer of WE HUB.

“The idea is to provide a platform for women innovators to showcase their ideas and offer the guidance required to accelerate their business. We would like to catalyse the start-up ecosystem in the country,” Supria Dhanda, Vice-President and Country Manager (India) of Western Digital, said in a statement on Thursday.

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Published on January 21, 2021
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