Programmes & Schemes

Women Entrepreneurs Quest (WEQ)

Women Entrepreneur Quest (WEQ) is a competition designed to strengthen and build a dynamic and supportive ecosystem for women entrepreneurs in India. The objective of this competition is to encourage, promote and showcase technology start-ups, founded by women entrepreneurs thus complementing the Government of India’s program of National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

Programme Type: Women Schemes

Ministry / Department: Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India

Eligibility: Must be a women, founder/co-founder of an early stage technology startup, Indian operating startup and registered entity, Winners of past WEQ contests are not eligible to apply

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