Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP)

MAY 12, 2024
Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP)

The Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) is a NITI Aayog initiative that seeks to bring together women from various parts of the country through a unified access portal to help them realize their entrepreneurial aspirations.

Description

Who is it for?

Benefits

To promote women entrepreneurship in the country by empowering them through financial aid and mentoring

For Women Entrepreneurs

Apart from providing incubation & acceleration, this scheme offers mentorship and financial and marketing assistance.

It is built on three foundation pillars: Iccha Shakti, Karma Shakti, and Gyaan Shakti.

Iccha Shakti

Encourages aspiring entrepreneurs to kickstart their business ventures.

Gyaan Shakti

Offers knowledge and ecosystem support to women entrepreneurs, nurturing entrepreneurship.

Karma Shakti

Provides practical assistance to entrepreneurs in establishing and expanding their businesses.

Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP)

It specifically provides access to programs for

  • Incubation and acceleration
  • Entrepreneurship skilling and mentorship
  • Marketing assistance
  • Funding and financial assistance
  • Compliance and tax assistance
  • Community and networking

Eligibility

Any woman entrepreneur with an established or new startup or just a business idea can benefit from this scheme.

Application procedure for Startups

  • Visit https://wep.gov.in/.
  • Click on the “Register” button on the homepage. Following this, a registration form will appear on the screen.
  • Fill in all the details and click on the “Register” button at the bottom of the page.
  • After completing registration, a page will appear asking for “Areas of Interest” and relevant fields.
  • Fill in all the Personal Information, Business Information, and Educational information. Keep in mind that the fields might vary depending on the area of interest you are choosing.
  • Successful submission of details leads you to become a member of the WEP and grants you access to several benefits.
Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP)

Benefits of the WEP

WEP actively hosts a wide range of events as a platform, providing resources and promoting entrepreneurial communities.

  • It provides monetary assistance, including seed capital, growth capital, line of credit( LOC), and non-credit support.
  • Promotion of offline initiatives and outreach programs by partnering with other organizations.
  • Incubation and acceleration support to startups founded or co-founded by women entrepreneurs registered with the program.
  • Identification of skill gaps and providing online/offline training on these aspects.
  • Marketing and networking support to early-stage or established entities
  • Compliance services to registered users, which provides them with the essential tools to adhere to legal compliances, perform registrations, furnish accounts, make loan applications, provide license counseling, and so on.
  • A like-minded community to understand the true spirit of entrepreneurship and the way forward.

To provide better support, WEP has tied up with some Fortune companies like CRISIL, Facebook, SIDBI, NASSCOM, DICE, FICCI, Mann Foundations, Shopclues, CII, and many others. The fortunes will play a key role in developing different skill sets important for a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the objectives of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform?

The primary objectives of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform include empowering women entrepreneurs, facilitating networking and collaboration, providing access to resources and support, and promoting innovation and sustainability in women-led businesses.

Is there any cost associated with joining the WEP?

No, there is typically no cost associated with joining the WEP. It is a free initiative aimed at supporting and promoting women entrepreneurship in India.

Are there any sector limits on the WEP?

No, the WEP is open to women entrepreneurs from all industries and sectors, including technology, manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare, retail, and services.

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