Meta has partnered with FICCI to support 5,000 female-led SMBs in India

Meta has partnered with FICCI to support 5,000 female-led
SMBs (#SheMeansBusiness) in India

The announcement, made at Meta's first National Women Entrepreneurship Summit, encouraged industry dialogue and steps to support SMBs across all sectors.

Social media giant Meta announced that it has partnered with FICCI, an industry group that supports female-led SMBs at 50,000 rupees across India, as part of the #SheMeansBusiness program. This announcement, made at Meta's first National Women Entrepreneurs Summit, encouraged industry dialogue and steps to support micro and small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) across all sectors.

According to the statement, digital tools associated with access to capital remain a key issue facing female-led businesses. She added that of India's more than 63 million SMEs, about 20% are owned by women, emphasizing the need to achieve more gender equality.