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WEN Liftoff

WEN LIFTOFF | The Program Journey

Objective : Enable early-stage startups, through a structured pathway derived from a D-I-Y Discovery Toolkit, to get ready to be able to pitch to various grants/startup schemes/pre-seed capital by refining their Startup Pitch through building a compelling value proposition, sustainable & scalable business model, financial stability and achieve more traction (customers/revenues).

WEN LIFTOFF | The Program Journey

Program Pathway :

The program commences with a venture baselining and goal setting exercise which aims to identify the key areas of focus during this 14 week intervention.

    Startup Assessment:
  • Baselining | Goal setting | Business modelling | Team formation | Customer | Sales & revenue | Valuation & funding plan.
    Venture Engagement:
  • Discussions on market penetration | Increasing sales & revenue | Access to advisors/mentors | Mock Pitches to improve Investability | Peer networking and learning.
    Venture Support:
  • Access to content & resources | Inputs on the available Incubators/Accelerators/Grants/Funding Agencies | Presentation skills | Access to tools/templates.
  • Expert opinions/interventions

Program Structure & Interventions :

The Program is divided into different interventions, such as:

    Sprint Sessions:
  • In this session, a WF Facilitator will facilitates a workshop (virtually) regarding the week’s theme, and how to navigate through the solution kits.
  • Weekly Live Sessions.
    1:1 Office Hours:
  • Consultative sessions with the Facilitator and WEN Program Manager.
  • Focused conversations with business mentors and domain experts on the path to meet the venture’s goals;
  • Weekly/Fortnightly Sessions — with appointment and calendared.
    Masterclasses/Expert Interventions:
  • Live Sessions with Entrepreneurs/Expert during the 14 weeks Journey.
    Pitching Bootcamp:
  • Pitching bootcamp organized with WEN/Startup Ecosystem experts geared towards Final Pitch to pitch to investors to raise funds.
    Mock Pitches:
  • Mock Pitches per the program structure to help refine the Pitch Deck.
    Demo Day:
  • Chance to pitch to a network of funding/investments partners across India.