Entrepreneurs Associates (EA) is passionately working to promote entrepreneurship and develop sustainable livelihoods in Nagaland and other North Eastern states of India for economic development and increased participation of local people in the economic activities of the states for social equity and harmony. It is committed to nurture the entrepreneurial aspirations of individuals and communities, acknowledging their innate search for progress: by utilizing resources that are within their reach, encouraging entrepreneurs to take society forward as a part of their own success.
EA believes in the potential of inclusive and responsible entrepreneurship where entrepreneurship is accessible to all because -
Entrepreneurship has the power to solve complex economic and social problems.
Entrepreneurs transform the world, by transforming themselves first.
Entrepreneurs lead the change, by seeking new opportunities, pioneering innovations and setting benchmarks for excellence
Entrepreneurs succeed when they set high standards of ethical business, nurture more grassroots entrepreneurs and together take society forward.
First Generation Entrepreneurs
We have trained, mentored and financed FGEs who are successfully running their enterprises
Self Help Groups & Farmers
EA is actively working with SHGs to empower and create livelihoods for the rural economy
Women Street Vendors
EA is uplifting women street vendors , who have emerged as important components of the local economy
Entrepreneurs Associates has grown into a hybrid model providing a continuum of services to foster a vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem in Nagaland, and the Northeast region. Having achieved deep-rooted impact and successfully scaled their programs to promote behavior change in Nagas. EA continues to respond to, and counter the root obstacles for entrepreneurship through self-awareness and education, knowledge, access to finance, among others. The work of EA can be broadly classified into Livelihoods, Incubation, Advocacy, Financial Linkage, and Social Enterprises, all working strategically to fulfill the mission and vision of EA.