SheThePeople.TV a digital storytelling platform for women has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Anand Mahindra, Chairman at Mahindra Group. The funds will be utilized in its future expansion plans to launch new initiatives including events, regional language and forums.
Mahindra has also invested in the video platform in his private capacity, which has built a much needed ecosystem and digital media space for women achievers, and are dedicated to promoting and championing their success stories. It was an official partner for Start-up India, union governments prime programme for entrepreneurs. In January 2016 Stand-up India and Make In India week in February
Anand Mahindra Chairman at Mahindra Group said
“Women need a space that quenches their intellectual hunger, engages and empowers them with relatable content. With Shaili as founder, possessing a solid understanding of both conventional and digital media over 15 years, I have great confidence that SheThePeople.TV will become a focal point of inspiration for tomorrow’s women leaders.”
SheThePeople.TV has till now shared around 10k stories of inspiring women, who are authors, entrepreneurs, sportswomen, corporate executives, game-changers and more. Around 100k women have been offered network opportunities via meeta, conferences and other events. The stories are provided in both Hindi and English version followed by video content.
Shaili Chopra Co-founder at SheThePeople.TV said,
“We are thrilled to see Anand’s belief in our vision and the platform. He is not only a corporate leader with an evolved intellect but also agreat supporter of women leadership in various fields. We are happy to have his support, which indicates his desire to back new and progressive ideas as well as new technologies, which extend beyond the traditional formats. Our passion is to identify new and young women leaders as India witnesses millions of women join the work force and share their stories.”