Did you know that only 5 percent of funded start-ups in India have women founders? The first-ever Accenture Women Entrepreneurs Program is aiming to shift that balance by empowering women with a one-of-a-kind platform built on the principles of inclusivity and diversity. The program, created in partnership with Niti Aayog, aims to empower women entrepreneurs in NEW IT and deep-tech areas.
Why you Should Apply?
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What does the Accenture Women Entrepreneurs Program aim to achieve?
The 12-week program is aimed at nurturing and empowering women entrepreneurs by providing access to Accenture’s unparalleled open innovation network. Through the program, women entrepreneurs will get access to a focused program, access to funding and access unparalleled mentoring.

At the end of the program, the entrepreneurs will pitch to an august audience comprising leaders from Indian industry, the start-up ecosystem and Accenture.
Application process
Benefits
Mentoring
from Accenture and industry experts: Mentors from Accenture and Accenture’s open innovation network will share insights with the women entrepreneurs through customized workshops covering a range of topics, including NEW IT, technology solutioning, industry domain, go-to-market strategy, pitching to enterprise clients, scaling products and solutions, and investment strategy.
Co-creation with Accenture
The program will pave the way for eligible women entrepreneurs to
co-create solutions with Accenture, by collaborating with Accenture’s
start-up zone at the Accenture Innovation Hub in Bengaluru.
Market Access
to Accenture’s unparalleled Open Innovation Network (Investors, Industry bodies, Educational Institutions, Industry Leaders,
Technology companies etc.)
Access to funding channels
The eligible women entrepreneurs will get access to funding channels through Accenture’s open innovation ecosystem, covering VCs, and angel investors.
Market Access
Eligible entrepreneurs running social start-ups will get an opportunity to access Accenture’s extensive Corporate Citizenship community around the world and tap into Accenture’s network of social impact incubators.
Eligibility
Preference will be given if you operate in the Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Extended Reality (AR/VR), Cybersecurity, Analytics space and social impact.

Preference will be given if you operate in the Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Extended Reality (AR/VR), Cybersecurity, Analytics and social impact space.
If you’re  a B2B startup,
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If you’re a social startup,
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