The Government of Telangana launched Women Entrepreneurship Hub (WE- Hub) in Hyderabad on March 8, 2018. WE-Hub is India’s first state-led incubator exclusively for women entrepreneurs.
IT & Industries Minister K. T. Rama Rao, Ms. Tessy Thomas, Director, ASL, DRDL and Ms. Vani Kola, Managing Director, Kalaari Capital along with industry leaders and partners attended the event.
Addressing the gathering at the launch event of WE-Hub, Minister KT Rama Rao said, “WE-HUB will promote women-led, women-owned enterprises in Telangana. It is a platform which is open to all kinds of innovations including a tech start-up, a start-up in social innovation or an idea which is completely radically different.”
WE- Hub will provide an entrepreneurial platform for aspiring women from rural and urban backgrounds. The vision of this initiative is to empower women and make them independent to overcome the societal barriers.
Talking at the event, Vaani Kola, Kalaari Capital said, “WE-HUB will be viable, commercially successful and inclusive for all women entrepreneurs.”
Six MoUs were signed at the WE-Hub launch event. The six partnerships will help promote women entrepreneurship through co-incubation programs, events, workshops and social innovation programs.