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Volar Alta Takes Flight with the Accenture Women Founders Program

Updated: Dec 4, 2023

Accenture Women Founders Program Winner Volar Alta

About the Accenture Women Founders Program

The Accenture Women Founders Program is a prestigious initiative dedicated to empowering and supporting women-led startups and innovators in the technology and business sectors. This program aims to address the gender gap in the tech industry by providing women entrepreneurs with the resources, mentorship, and funding needed to thrive in the competitive world of startups.

Key Highlights of the Program:

  1. Selective Cohort: The program carefully selects a limited number of outstanding women-founded companies from a competitive pool of applicants. These selected companies join an exclusive cohort, providing them with a unique networking opportunity and access to a community of trailblazing women entrepreneurs.

  2. Financial Support: Each participant in the Accenture Women Founders Program receives a grant, typically valued at USD 15,000. This financial support not only serves as an investment in their businesses but also as recognition of their innovative ideas and potential to make a significant impact.

  3. Mentorship and Guidance: Women entrepreneurs in the program gain access to invaluable mentorship from industry experts and Accenture professionals. This mentorship covers various aspects of business development, technology, and leadership, providing participants with the guidance needed to scale their startups successfully.

  4. Global Reach: Accenture's extensive global network and industry knowledge are leveraged to open doors for the program's participants. This global reach enhances the startups' visibility, expands their market opportunities, and facilitates international collaboration.

  5. Empowering Women in Tech: One of the core objectives of the Accenture Women Founders Program is to empower women in technology and innovation. By recognizing and supporting women-led startups, the program serves as a catalyst for diversity and inclusivity in the tech industry.

  6. Driving Innovation: The program encourages innovation by providing a platform for entrepreneurs to develop groundbreaking solutions and technologies. It serves as an incubator for cutting-edge ideas that have the potential to disrupt industries and create positive change.

On receiving this prestigious achievement, our founder, Niharika Kolte Alekar said:

Huge thanks to Accenture for driving such a transformative initiative with the Women Founders Program! At Volar Alta, we're poised to revolutionize the inspection space with our cutting-edge solutions. Beyond providing vital financial support, it cultivates a culture of innovation and collaboration, paving the way for co-creating cutting-edge solutions. Together, we are poised to soar to new heights and expand into newer geographies, driving a transformative change. Congratulations to my fellow cohort members - Abhilasha Purwar, Monalisa Chatterji, Neha Satak, Ritu Ghuwalewala

Avnish Sabharwal, MD, Accenture Ventures and Open Innovation posted:

I’m incredibly proud of the path-breaking Accenture Women Founders Program where we not only contribute to closing the gender diversity gap in the Indian tech startup space but also support and strive for a more innovative future for India and the world. I’m super happy and excited to introduce the 2nd cohort of WFP and I’m looking forward to following their journeys. It’s our honour to provide these five incredibly talented entrepreneurs with $15,000 to build a custom solution, an invitation to join Accenture Ventures Open Innovation partner program, and access to the mentors and resources to grow. Congratulations to all!

Volar Alta is grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with Accenture. Together, we aim to revolutionize the inspection process across heavy industries through our intelligent drone solutions, ushering in unparalleled levels of efficiency and innovation.

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