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Introduction to WE-Hub

 
 

WE-HUB is India’s first and only State led incubator for women entrepreneurs – with the primary goal to promote and foster women entrepreneurship by way of Incubation, Access to Government and Building a collaborative ecosystem. Initiated as a response to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in 2017, the inception of WE-HUB was announced on November 2017 with operations from March 2018.

WE-HUB works with the mission to ensure that all women entrepreneurs in the country have access to technical, financial, governmental and policy support required to start-up scale up sustain and accelerate with global market access. The work of WE-HUB is primarily in the fields of providing access to technical, financial, government and policy support required to start-up, scale up and accelerate with global market access, to all women entrepreneurs in the country.

WE-Hub CEO
 
 
 

Deepthi Ravula
Chief Executive Officer, WE-HUB

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Mission: WE-HUB is India’s first state-led incubator to foster and promote women entrepreneurship to startup, scale up, and accelerate with global market access in Telangana and across India.

Vision: India’s first state led incubator to foster and promote women entrepreneurship.

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Service offerings

Incubation

 

Empower women entrepreneurs from various sectors to startup and scale up by providing support in funding, mentoring, strategy and for growth.

Government Support

 
 
 

Government schemes accessible through policy operationalization and research.

Ecosystem Building

 
 
 
 

Collaborate with corporates, Government entities, industry and academia to encourage women to pursue entrepreneurship.

OUR COLLABORATIONS

University of Basel
 
 
 
 

University of Basel:

FEMtrepreneurs is a program launched in collaboration between WE-HUB and the University of Basel. The objective of the program is to ensure that best practices among women entrepreneurs, across borders are exchanged through a start-up exchange and immersion program. The partnership will initiate a startup exchange program between India and Switzerland.

Microsoft Garage
 
 
 
 
 

Microsoft Garage:

WE-HUB communities will have access to visit and use Microsoft Garage event space and facilities in accordance with their standards and procedures, while Microsoft Garage will have access to visit and use, WE-HUB event spaces and facilities. This partnership will also give access to WE HUB entrepreneurs to mentors from Microsoft Garage.

Swissnex - partnership
 
 
 
 

Swissnex:

WE-HUB partnered with Swissnex to establish closer links between Swiss Institutions and organizations in Telangana. This partnership would facilitate Telangana based Startups, academic institutions, and innovation ecosystem stakeholders to share their best practices, leverage expertise, and connect with their Swiss counterparts.

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Intel:

WE-HUB has collaborated with Intel India to accelerate Women Entrepreneurship and innovation through technology, training, mentoring & driving congenial ecosystem.

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University Of Cambridge:

WE-Hub has partnered with Cambridge JBS for a Social internship program for students from Cambridge Uni. to work with startups at WE-HUB.

Meet our CEO

 

After a professional journey of over 15 years as an engineer in various multinational corporations in the United States, Deepthi joined as the Joint Director for Electronics Promotions with the Government of Telangana.

Her knowledge and experience paved the way for defining various policies and creating investor collaterals in the sector. She was also instrumental in enabling investments through MSME and large-scale industries in the State of Telangana. In February of 2018, Deepthi was appointed as the CEO of WE-HUB, a state led incubator exclusively for women entrepreneurs whose mandate is to eliminate financial and societal barriers while assisting them to succeed in their enterprises.

WE-Hub CEO
 

Deepthi Ravula
Chief Executive Officer, WE-HUB

Success Stories

Newtrition: WE-HUB

Parakala: WE-HUB

MacroMoney: WE-HUB

Startoon Labs: WE-HUB

Testimonials

“The University of Basel Innovation is excited to partner with WE HUB for a sustainable and dynamic exchange of start-ups, mentors, especially female entrepreneurs and the whole ecosystem in Hyderabad and Basel.”

Mr. Christian Schneider
Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, University of Basel Innovation Office

“Swissnex India connected WE HUB with the University of Basel in April 2019 to explore a collaboration on promoting women in leadership roles and women entrepreneurship, as well as on innovation ecosystem engagement. As the facilitators of this partnership, I'm glad that this sustainable and long-term linkage between Telangana - Switzerland has materialised in this short a time.”

Mr. Sebastien Hug
Consul General of Switzerland and CEO of Swissnex India

“The level of startups that pitched at Cohort 2 indicates the competence created by WE Hub and is one of the successful milestones of the center in the past two years. The new gen women entrepreneurs who pitched at WE Hub are not only passionate but also have apt attitude to deliver impactful solutions to the society! Wonderful to be part of this screening process”

Mr. Ramjee Pallela
Chief Operating Officer, CCMB

“As part of our ongoing MoU with WE HUB, Microsoft Garage has been working on extensive programs that support and enable women entrepreneurs, with focus laid on Sustainability and Women in STEM. It's great to see WE HUB starting its second Cohort in the Incubation Program. We are looking forward to mentoring a fantastic Cohort and wish WE HUB the very best in this journey!”

Ms. Reena Dayal
Director Garage India, Microsoft Garage

“Given the new normal, I think We-Hub has done a wonderful job of using technology to conduct this first virtual selection process. The fact that it used a home-grown startup tool adds to the fact that we do have some good technologies that need to be promoted. We would use these forums, training of the startups of We-Hub on technology and if there are any startups whom are business units are interested and at the same time require support on technology mentorship, we would be happy to provide. We would like to support the Women led entrepreneurs and see more of them in the technology world.”

Mr. Ashok Chadavarkar
Director, Strategic Initiatives, Intel

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Launch of WING

Launch of “WING” in Telangana by KTR at WE-Hub

Amithab Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog visit to WE-Hub

Ms.Christine Schyvinck, CEO, Shure visit to WE-Hub

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