Foundher - Empowering Women led ventures Scale New Heights

A highly customized virtual acceleration program by AIC- Indian School of Business to support growth-stage women-led ventures to scale up.

A Reality check

Women-led businesses continue to struggle in India…

• Female-owned businesses are still in the huge minority and startup investment ecosystem continues to be predominantly male.
• Limited opportunities for mentorship and limited experience in operating large businesses.
• Limited access to funding and networks.
• Limited support and connections.

Our Vision

Through this virtual acceleration program we want to support 10 high quality women-led growth stage ventures scale their businesses through AIC-ISB’s customized strategic advisory and execution support, access to markets, customized mentorship and investor connects.

Eligibility Criteria

Program Offerings

Pause for Strategic Thinking & Leadership Development

– Step back from tactical activities to rethink your business vision and develop your leadership style that will enable you to drive your teams towards accelerated business growth.


Unparalleled access to ISB’s global network of experts, faculty and alumni

– Our strength lies in leveraging the expertise of our faculty and alumni. Connect and network with them to brainstorm business ideas and challenges.


Customized strategic support for scaling up

– Dedicated sectoral and technical mentorship for each startup from our in- house experts and industry partners.


Investment readiness and connections

– Get guidance to help you choose the right type of funds for your venture and learn the technical aspects of raising investment. Get in front of investors through virtual pitch sessions and individual interactions.


Selection Process


FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

Does the program focus on specific sectors or geographies?

We are sector agnostic and are open to Women-led growth stage ventures from all across the country.


Address :
ISB Mohali Campus, Knowledge City, Sector 81, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab 140306