91Springboard, Google's Launchpad To Organise Event for Women Entrepreneurs
New Delhi: Google Developers Launchpad and co-working player 91springboard have joined hands to host an event for women startup leaders across the country.
In first of kind initiative in the country, they will organize ‘Launchpad Women Founders Summit’. The first leg of the vent will be held in Delhi on 24 January while the subsequent legs will be organized on 25th January in Mumbai and Bengaluru.
The event will be held to help women founders of startups in the technology space get training and also to gain access to Google's resources and network. The event will work as a platform to support women entrepreneurs who are either planning t built or have already built a technology company, 91springboard said in a statement.
Women who will attend the programme will be invited to join the Launchpad Women global community, learn how to build and scale successful products and businesses.
“In India, the number of female founders has been crawling upwards since 2015—it went from 9 percent that year to 11 percent in 2017 to 14 percent in 2018, according to Nasscom. While this is a positive growth trajectory, it’s not nearly good enough. I believe that women are underrepresented in the entrepreneurship ecosystem and we are extremely happy to partner with Google Developers Launchpad for the Launchpad Women Founders Summit. This event will give them an opportunity to connect, engage, and learn from other women entrepreneurs at various stages of their journey,” said Pranay Gupta, Co-Founder, 91springboard.