About Us

Wadhwani Foundation’s primary mission is accelerating economic development in emerging economies by driving large-scale job creation through entrepreneurship, innovation and skills development. Founded in 2000 by Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, today the Foundation is scaling impact in 25 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America through the following Initiatives.

Wadhwani Advantage: Helps Startups and SMEs establish a hyper-growth path by providing personalized, on-demand knowledge and consulting resources through an AI-enabled mobile platform.

Wadhwani Entrepreneur: Empowers and supports early-stage entrepreneurs.

  • Wadhwani Venture Fastrack: Maximizes success rates of early-stage startups
  • Wadhwani Entrepreneur College: Empowers students with knowledge and skills to create high-potential startups thereby leading to high-value job creation
  • Wadhwani Inspire: Establishes a nationwide culture of entrepreneurship

Wadhwani Innovate: Accelerates world-class innovation and catalyzes critical sectors in emerging economies through their local scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs.

Wadhwani Opportunity: Helps students with 21st Century employability skills that drive family supporting wages.

Wadhwani AI: A research institute and global hub, developing AI solutions for social good.

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