47 women-led startups graduate from WE Hub | Hyderabad News


Hyderabad: The pandemic has failed to dampen the entrepreneurial spirits of women. As many as 47 women-led startups from four cohorts of preincubation, incubation and acceleration programmes graduated from state-led women exclusive incubator, WE Hub, on Wednesday.
The graduated startups belonged to diverse sectors like healthtech, edtech and manufacturing, among others.
Participating in the graduation ceremony, Telangana IT and industries minister KT Rama Rao, said, “The advancement in technologies presents you with opportunities that none of the previous generations had. You must leverage it and take full advantage of the existing ecosystem. If your product is useful, we will be your first customer and I hope the first women-led unicorn will come from Hyderabad from WE-Hub.”
Meanwhile, WE Hub also launched a new series of programmes for tech-based startups. These programmes include: ‘Greater 50%’, which is an initiative by FICCI Flo to provide mentoring and business development support for women entrepreneurs.
And in ‘WE Alpha’, WE Hub, along with five technical educational institutions across Telangana, has devised an extensive programme to support 50 students via entrepreneurial development programme and mentor-support.
Deepthi Ravula, CEO of WE Hub said, “We are extremely excited about kicking off our new programme and these programmes will enable more tech entrepreneurship among girls and young women in Telangana and across India.’’
For the ‘Girls in STEAM’ programme, WE Hub along with WiDS (Women in Data Science), Stanford University, will run a cohort for 100 school students from five cities


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