Accelerating Women Entrepreneurship - A Roadmap for Bangalore

Accelerating Women Entrepreneurship - A Roadmap for Bangalore

This study is part of a strategic initiative titled, ‘Accelerating Women Entrepreneurship: A Roadmap to 2020’. It was conducted to gain an overview of the current state of the entrepreneurial environment for women entrepreneurs and to provide a course of action. The objectives are: - to evaluate the ecosystem for women entrepreneurs - to identify major challenges being faced by women entrepreneurs in starting and expanding their business - to formulate Roadmaps, outlining the various programmes, activities and policies required to develop a strong ecosystem to facilitate women’s entrepreneurship 87% of the women find access to markets to be the biggest challenge during start up and expansion phases, followed by access to finance at 76%.

Anupama Ramaswamy Consultant
Athena Infonomics
Radhika Asrani Research Analyst
Athena Infonomics
Edited by: Deepa Karthykeyan Director
Athena Infonomics
2013, 81 pages