IIM-B Joins Hands With Goldman Sachs To Launch Programme For Women Entrepreneurs
In a move designed to boost woman entrepreneurship in a country starved of female startup leaders, the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore has joined hands with Goldman Sachs to launch a startup programme targeted at women with no previous entrepreneurial background but keen to set up ventures of their own.
The Women Startup Programme, as it is called, aims to help women think of, create and initiate new ventures by providing them with early training, handholding through mentoring and incubation and support to the selected best projects. Initially launched as a pilot, it is entirely free of cost for all participants with the Wall Street financial services firm supporting the activities for a year.
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