CWE and GoK Launch Incubator for Women Businesses


Catalyst for Women Entrepreneurship (CWE) and the Government of Karnataka jointly launched an incubator for women-led enterprises recently in Bengaluru. Ms. Champa E, General Manager, IT, BT and S&T – ‎Govt. of Karnataka did the honors.

CWE is a platform serving 2,150 entrepreneurs in 16 states and 50 cities in India. It provides an ecosystem for any woman who wants to start a business or scale her existing business to the next level. CWE has 28 Ambassadors, advisors, catalysts.

CWE’s vision

  • Equip 50,000 women with skills to start and grow their businesses in Tier1/2/3 cities.
  • Create 500 success stories of women-led businesses that have scaled up profits, turnover, employee strength and impacted communities.
  • Project 100 women as influencers and national role models to inspire many others.

CWE has already attracted firms that are trying to offer solutions. Here’s a list of a few: 

Cradlewise – working on sleep management solution for babies

Cydee – quality road lighting solutions

Bare Necessities – enabling conscious consumerism by reducing waste

Kotumb – Professional networking app

Sattve – A digital agro place to help farmers sell and end users to buy quality agricultural products online seamlessly.

Talking Street – a social discovery platform helping passionate foodies & travellers to discover the best locally recommended food experiences

Sucharita Eashwar founded CWE in 2016. She has built strong entrepreneurial and IT business networks in Bengaluru in the last two decades.

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