Become an entrepreneur

Learn to create viable startups from the very best.

Do you dream of being your own master, setting your own time-table, calling your own shots, making a real difference in the world you are living in? If so, the NextGen program is here to help! Sign up and get on this exciting journey with us!

Starts from June 7, 2021

Wadhwani ACTIVATE

For those in early semester of the graduate program, register with like-minded classmates with a minimum team size of two.

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Starts from June 15, 2021

Wadhwani IGNITE

For those in advanced years of their graduate program, post-graduate students and working professionals with a minimum team size of two.

Register Now

Starts from June 7, 2021

Wadhwani ACTIVATE

For those in early semester of the graduate program, register with like-minded classmates with a minimum team size of two.

Tip to students: If you already have a team, make sure that you have their names, email addresses and phone numbers handy before registration.

Provide Your Group Name

You can change your group name later if required

Starts from June 15, 2021

Wadhwani IGNITE

For those in advanced years of their graduate program, post-graduate students and working professionals with a minimum team size of two.

Tip to students: If you already have a team, make sure that you have their names, email addresses and phone numbers handy before registration.

Provide Your Group Name

You can change your group name later if required

Duration

10 Weeks
8 Hours per week

Program Fee

Free! The only investment we need from you
is your time and commitment

About the NEN NextGen Program

Wadhwani NEN is thrilled to launch the NextGen Entrepreneurship Program – an experiential digital learning program aimed at empowering the youth in emerging economies with skills, tools, and knowledge resources needed to become a successful entrepreneur. Through this program, these youths will experience the journey of transforming their ideas into real ventures.

Why join the NEN NextGen Program?

To learn how to set up a business

To hone your entrepreneurial skills

To become a successful entrepreneur

Who is eligible for the NEN NextGen Program?

Young people with the willingness to learn and the vision to bring positive change to the world

Early and advanced semester graduate program students, post-graduate students and working professionals

A passionate team of 2 to 3 members

An idea or an early-stage project to solve a meaningful problem

Ready to take their first step as an entrepreneur

What do we look for in a team?

For being selected to the NEN NextGen Program teams should have the following attributes:

Aptitude & Attitude

We want empathetic, enthusiastic, bold, and committed students that can conclude the program till the end.

Teamwork & Shared Leadership

Can their teams lead this project toward its goals? Do they have unique skills and experiences that will help them succeed?

Purpose & Passion

We want people that can care deeply about meaningful issues and their communities.

Resilience

Demonstrate how they foresee challenges, and avoid or bounce back from them.

Ability to Attract Resources

Show us that they can attract money, people, and other resources to their venture.

What do we envision for our teams?

We are investing in our youth for them to be able to come up with impactful ventures defined by:

Importance

They will be able to identify -systematically and critically- a problem worth-solving.

Coherence

They will be able to craft the best and congruent solution for a defined problem through a business idea.

Feasibility

They will be able to draft a doable business model for a product or service to identified markets.

Sustainability

They will be ready to pass our profitability check and demonstrate their venture stands on our three main pillars

Attractiveness

They will be able to provide a unique value proposition, through a trustable brand, and purposeful storytelling.

What to expect from the program?

Masterclasses by marquee entrepreneurs and Industry experts

Testimonials

Wadhwani ACTIVATE

Wadhwani IGNITE

What to Expect

10 weeks of engagement and learning journey

A global vision of a process for productivity improvement, innovation, and technology dissemination.

Pitch Simulators & Pitch Days

Time & Effort investment at no monetary cost

Two Stages of the Program: Activate if they have only an idea, or Ignite if they already have a project and/or a business model

+500 hours of content, sessions, and additional material for reference

A global or local community of young enthusiastic teams, mentors & evaluators

Global and local experts

Welcoming & Graduation Kits