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YES Bank & SHEROES Launched ‘YES Essence Plus’ an Accelerator to Support Women Entrepreneurs

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to support women entrepreneursOn 24th March 2021, Yes Bank in partnership with SHEROES, a women led social network launched “YES Essence Plus” a unique accelerator program to support the women entrepreneurs and women led startups.


  • To encourage women entrepreneurs into the league of successful, scalable and sustainable businesses.
  • Built an incredible community that enables women entrepreneurs to build extraordinary business.

YES Essence Plus:

i.Over a period of 10 weeks the startups will be provided a customised training through virtual workshops conducted by experts.

ii.This will focus on developing skills like financial management, legal, fundraising, marketing and effective leadership.

iii.The accelerator will be completed with the final demo day, where the startups will present their ideas to the venture capital partners, Bharat Innovation fund, CIIE A and 3one4 Capital.

iv.GAIN, Strategy Garage and WSquare, the leading accelerators will support the outreach as ecosystem partners.

Importance of investing in women entrepreneurs:

Investing in women entrepreneurs will accelerate the GDP growth of India to 9 to 10% and improve the Gender indices of India.

Recent Related News:

On January 13, 2021 YES Bank partnered with Aditya Birla Wellness Private Limited to launch ‘YES Bank Wellness’ and ‘YES Bank Wellness Plus’ Credit Cards. This co-branded wellness themed credit cards encourages self-care and fitness of consumers.

About YES Bank:

MD & CEO– Prashant Kumar
Incepted in– 2004
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Tagline– Experience our Expertise