A virtual training program for WOMEN to getting started on your entrepreneurial and leadership journey
STRONGHER LABS is a 4-week, 100% virtual program that provides Training and Coaching for Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs, in INNOVATION, STRATEGY, TECHNOLOGY, FINANCE, MARKETING & COMMUNICATION, FUND RAISING, LEADERSHIP and NETWORKING.
Disseminating “hot-skills” of digital fluency, tech-immersion, career/life-skills coaching, and intrapreneurship (being entrepreneurial in a company/public office). This will significantly reduce gender pay-gap, increase number of women entrepreneurs, funding and wealth creation.
Equipping women with leadership skills to play pivotal roles in implementation of transformational programs and policies at workplaces. Leading to women fast-tracking careers, and advancing to inclusive leadership positions with power to influence policies and organization future.
Use Think-Tank of visionary role-models to conceptualize, develop and roll-out programs in public-offices and companies. This will significantly impact gender parity, balance in caregiving, accelerate priority population in leadership and decision-making roles.
Building inclusive, vibrant collaborative communities around priority populations, to foster intellectual-cultural collaborative content. This will increase awareness and accelerate the perception, power and influence of women.
CO-INNOVATE and develop scalable Enterprise Solutions by working with Client, Innovative and
Emerging Technologies and Technology Partners.
Our network of clients offer its startups the best position from which to pitch their products. Personal connections with clients mean that startups not only have extra opportunities to market their products, they will also get priceless feedback from the largest clients in the target industries. The client partners at these organizations are an extra resource that we believe will give startups a competitive edge. Our team has more than 1000 CXO connects in Global 2000 companies spanning across Commercial Real estate, Healthcare, Energy, Smart grids, Fin Tech, Media and Entertainment, Manufacturing and Cyber Security. Most great startups have great ideas and initial products, but only have a rather distant perspective of the future. System Integrators and Platform Builders are critical to this process as they deploy their expertise into figuring out the best ways to upscale and keep the products and the companies as efficient as possible while still maintaining achievable long-term goals.
Intelligent Automation Labs
Innovation is a crucial factor for the survival of companies as well as of whole industrial sectors. Businesses are becoming more and more connected. Individual efforts are not sufficient for innovation. Cooperation to innovate is becoming imperative. Co-innovation, involves two (or more) partners that purposively manage mutual knowledge flows across their organizational boundaries through joint invention and commercialization activities. Our Labs have multiple businesses with ideas to share and improve. All the required ingredients for Co-innovation are present at Digital Labs. The Digital Labs co-innovation model is a game-changing system. It is founded on a level of collaboration and co-dependence that is unprecedented in the Co-work industry.
Ankita Vashistha, CEO of MyStepUp Foundation and Founder of First Tech VC fund, investing in women engagement, empowerment and entrepreneurship. Deep experience with multilateral agencies like USAID, World Bank, IDB. 12 years of experience in inclusive-diversity focused venture capital, consulting and women-centric innovation. Ankita is very passionate about promoting gender-equality, advancing women’s power and influence within workplace and society.
Advisor and mentor for global angel networks, incubators and accelerators. An electronics-communication engineer and Masters in Finance and Management from UK's top business school - Cranfield. Ankita has been awarded, Leading Women Fund Manager and Top 100 Asian globally. Co-Authored the book, “Innovation-at-Scale”.
Jens Hortsmann, Chief-Innovation-Officer, Chief-Strategy-Officer, MyStepUp Foundation. 30+ years of executive, technology and engineering experience across Global High-Tech industries. Founder and Executive-Producer at Crestlight Ventures. Serial entrepreneur - SaltFlats, DVD Play(Redbox), XI-Trading. Founded one of the first B2B online-commerce companies, Ensemble Solutions, was CEO of Open Grid, a mobile technology in exclusive partnership with Motorola and Microsoft. Executive experience with Sun-Microsystems, Siemens, LSI-Logic, Deutsche-Telekom and NCR. Angel investor, board member, mentor to start-ups. Advises several Fortune 500 companies and co-chairs the German American Business Association. Recognized speaker and visiting faculty at UC Berkeley. Engineering graduate from Germany and CS studies at Stanford.
Anthony Rajesh, Head, Learning and Development at MyStepUp Foundation. M.Com post-graduate with 15+ years of experience across domain skills and soft skills. Project Head at Tholons. SME experience at First American and Fidelity. Led the training deliverable of over 1000+ employees of corporate Fidelity National Financial (world’s largest Title Insurance company) on domain specific and 2000+ on pre-placement, soft-skills and team building activities. Exposure to GBFS (Global Business Foundation Skills) NASSCOM initiative program. Headed national based NSDC projects - like STAR, PMKVY, DDU-GKY across PAN India. Worked for the project “Setting up Innovation Center” in the free trade zones to create productive environment for startups and corporations. Conducted workshop for IT staffs on soft skills and skills assessment in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Philippines.
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