Wadhwani Foundation

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Wadhwani Foundation
Nonprofit Organization
FounderDr. Romesh Wadhwani (Chairman & Founder)
HeadquartersLos Altos & Bangalore
Key people
Dr. Romesh Wadhwani(Chairman & Founder) Dr. Ajay Kela (CEO)
ServicesEntrepreneuship, Skills Development & Innovation

Wadhwani Foundation is a not-for-profit with the primary mission of accelerating economic development in emerging economies by driving large-scale job creation through entrepreneurship, innovation and skills development. Founded in 2000 by Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, today the Foundation is scaling impact in 25 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America[1]

Wadhwani Advantage[2][edit | edit source]

Accelerating the growth of tens of thousands of SMEs by providing personalized, on-demand knowledge and consulting resources through an AI-enabled mobile platform to create millions of new jobs.

Wadhwani Entrepreneur[3][edit | edit source]

Inspiring, educating, and enabling Startup entrepreneurs. Wadhwani Venture Fastrack: Maximizes success rates of early-stage startups with enhanced business traction and funding opportunities. Wadhwani NEN: Empowers students with knowledge and skills through Courses and Startup Labs to create high-potential startups. Wadhwani Inspire: Establishes a nationwide culture of entrepreneurship.

Wadhwani Innovate[4][edit | edit source]

Accelerating world-class innovation and catalyzing critical sectors in emerging economies through a partnership with Govts. for providing innovation grants to SMEs.

Wadhwani Opportunity[5][edit | edit source]

Empowering millions of students with 21st-century employability skills that drive family-supporting wages.

Board of Advisors - India [6][edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Wadhwani Foundation".
  2. "Wadhwani Advantage".
  3. "Wadhwani Entrepreneur".
  4. "Wadhwani Innovate".
  5. "Wadhwani Opportunity".
  6. "Wadhwani Board of Advisors - India".

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