01 Association with Catalyst for Women Entrepreneurs (CWE):

CWE Business Incubator for Women Entrepreneurs is an initiative launched as a result of the partnership between CWE and the Government of Karnataka, which is housed at the GOK NASSCOM 10,000 Start-ups Warehouse, Bangalore. As a part of this the startups would be able avail the following benefits:

  • Be a part of the warehouse facility.. (to be filled )
  • Will be able benefit from the various programs (like mentoring session, investor and customer connects, workshops, startup kit etc)

To know more : http://www.c4we.com/

02 Association with Niti Ayog for the Women Entrepreneurship Cell Initiative WEC:

WEC is an initiative by NITI Aayog to promote and support established as well as aspiring women entrepreneurs in India and create a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem where women do not face any gender based barriers. In order to create a mutual platform under NITI Aayog’s Women Entrepreneurship Cell (WEC), NASSCOM has entered into a partnership with NITI Aayog to provide a continuous stimuli for innovation & growth among the women entrepreneurs in the country. NASSCOM through its Start-up initiative 10,000 Start-ups will be supporting this cause across India.

About the Women Techship Program:

As part of this program, we propose quarterly meetups, workshops and acceleration programs (As given below) every year where we will showcase the best startups in front of our investors, accelerators and incubator partners.

The aim is to drive meaningful and result-oriented interactions amongst emerging and successful women professionals in technology.

  • Business plan feasibility, Market analysis, Segmentation and Market Research guidance
  • Company formation and regulatory compliance guidance
  • Monthly Business Series-Training to develop business skills – skills to start and scale up
  • Help with e-business and other aspects of ICT
  • Introductions to financing institutions who particularly focusing on women entrepreneurs to help with raising bank finance, grants, seed and venture capital
  • Networking/peer learning with other entrepreneurs and potential customers, investors and trade organizations

About the Support on Work Spaces

NASSCOM through the Startup warehouses in 10 states would make available space for Women Entrepreneurs led StartUp across the locations on a nominal charges basis. Women employees/ Entrepreneurs are offered 50% discount on the base fees on a monthly basis. In return, the StartUp warehouses provides for top class infrastructure including WIFI bandwidth, access to meeting rooms, conference rooms, cohorts, etc. We would also work with our technology partners / and other business/legal/ financial support partners to make available their Start up Kits to the selected start up as is made available to NASSCOM 10000 StartUp program. The estimated benefits available are approximately USD 10,000 per start up per year as cloud credits from our partners

Eligibility criteria:

To apply to this program, a startup has to be led by a women. The startups should be product ready and have reasonable traction.


The program is a series of small and big sessions and workshops such as Mentor 101, Investor 101 including other equally impactful events. Each shortlisted startup receives a welcome kit, popularly called Startup Kit, as an encouragement for them to use latest online tech tools to help them along their journey, not to mention PR connects and showcase.

For any queries or for further information about the program, you may reach out to: kritika@nasscom.in

To fill in your details and apply CLICK HERE