Creating Jobs. Changing Lives


Wadhwani Foundation

High-value job creation through entrepreneurship,
innovation and skills development


Global footprint across Asia, Africa and Latin America

Our Initiative

Wadhwani Entrepreneur

Wadhwani Foundation’s Entrepreneur program runs a practitioner’s course on entrepreneurship for master’s and graduating students, and professionals.

The students and professionals are encouraged to start a Practice Venture (PV) where they implement what they learn in theory, thus empowering them with real-world entrepreneurship skills through:

  • Ignite
  • Ignite Plus

We strongly believe that entrepreneurship is a life skill encouraging intrapreneurship, driving long-term entrepreneurship and enhancing job prospects.

Why Us?

Wadhwani Entrepreneur enables you to establish your own venture right at the college-level through Practice Ventures (PVs) which progress into Real Ventures (RVs).

  • Cultivates an entrepreneurial mindset & skills
  • Develops the ability to ideate and innovate
  • Provides real-world, experiential learning
  • Works with experienced entrepreneurship educators
  • Enables exposure to ecosystem connects – entrepreneurs, mentors, industry experts
  • Provides 360° student transformation through its college entrepreneurship program
  • Fosters ‘learn by doing’ pedagogy through curriculum-focused videos, activities, assignments and mock pitches

Our Approach

Learning By Doing

Video-Based Learning

Lean Methodology

‘Practice Venture’ Launch

Fortnightly Entrepreneur Sessions

Internships and Corporate Challenges

Global Community Building

Our Offerings

Wadhwani Entrepreneur offers an entrepreneurship program aimed to ready students and professionals into successful entrepreneurs with ventures that are potentially fundable.


An experiential learning program that aims to develop ventures beyond the idea/prototype stage.

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Ignite Plus

Focused on early-stage ventures from incubators, state startup missions and real student ventures

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Beneficiaries’ Speak

We have worked across the globe to build, grow, and invest in exceptional ideas.

Shailesh Kumar Sahu

Student Venture: DAWN, IIT Kharagpur

“The Wadhwani Entrepreneur Boot Camp gave us two key learnings –building a startup pitch deck and presenting sophisticated topics in a short & simple manner”

Sukesh JR

CEO & Co-Founder, Chef@Home

“The entrepreneurial boot camp by Wadhwani Entrepreneur Program turned out to be a starting point of my journey as an entrepreneur and helped me transform my idea into a real venture”

Prof. Stanley Waudo

The Vice Chancellor – Mount Kenya University

“Wadhwani Entrepreneur program is being offered to all students as a free package to enhance their abilities and to become self-reliant at the close of their campus life.”