Girls in Tech India launches entrepreneurism bootcamp

Global non-profit organization Girls in Tech India organized a three-day bootcamp in which 234 women from different backgrounds gathered to collaborate, innovate and pitch their projects to investors. The “Power Tools: Confidence, Leadership and Entrepreneurship” training event engaged a variety of women from techies and entrepreneurs to fashion designers and graduate students. Examples of projects include facilitating efficient transportation through ICTs, and automatically injecting Vitamin D to patients based on IoT technologies.

In order to support the groups, Girls in Tech invited members from a relevant start-up consultancy to provide insights into the participants’ business ideas. According to the trainer Hilary Weber, start-up consultant from Opportu, the first step to promote innovation and entrepreneurism is about confidence in ideating, developing teams and building businesses.

Additional Sources: The Hindu Business Line