Source: The post is based on the article “Union Minister inaugurated ‘herSTART’, a platform to encourage women entrepreneurs” published in PIB on 17th March 2023
What is the News?
The Union Minister of Science & Technology has informed about the recently launched “herSTART” platform.
What is herSTART Platform?
herSTART is an initiative of Gujarat University Startup and Entrepreneurship Council(GUSEC).
Purpose: It is a platform introduced to promote women StartUps and to encourage women entrepreneurs.
Key Features: The platform will support women entrepreneurs in helping their innovative ideas take off.
– The platform will include a digital platform to provide resources and training modules free of cost to aspiring women entrepreneurs, a digital community for them and a digital publication to spread their success stories.
– The platform also encompasses the herSTART Incubator, a dedicated full-fledged startup incubator for women entrepreneurs and innovators and the herSTART Accelerator, a round-the-year accelerator programme for high-impact women-led startups.