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Google partners 91springboard to support tech entrepreneurs in India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Tech giant today partnered with 91springboard to mentor and entrepreneurs, especially women, with various skills.

The partnership is aimed at nurturing India's next generation of innovative female entrepreneurs, and them to build for the future, said in a statement.

"The partnership will drive one training program a month, led by 91springboard in tier II cities. These events are directly focused on educating and upskilling female entrepreneurs over a period of two years, with 24 engagements planned across the country," it added.

The training will focus on honing leadership skills, running design sprints, fostering tech-focused discussions, and will include one-on-one for female entrepreneurs, the statement said.

Besides, the US-based tech titan is also setting up a for at 91springboard's hub in the city.

The is a collaborate space for community members, developers, and creatives, the statement said.

91springboard, which has a community of over 8,000 entrepreneurs, will also join Google for Entrepreneurs'

Google for Entrepreneurs, a global programme, has a footprint of 50 partners and includes six campuses (Google's owned and operated space for entrepreneurs).

"With Google for Entrepreneurs building its presence in India, we now have an end-to-end mentoring and support program helping entrepreneurs across all stages of their startups," Google (and India) said.

He expressed hope that the programme will "help thousands of women to get a jumpstart in their entrepreneurial journeys".

Pranay Gupta, of 91springboard, said the company is planning to roll out its programmes in tier II cities soon.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 19:15 IST