How Does the Women Startup Challenge Work?
Once you apply to the Women Startup Challenge, all eligibile applications (SEE RULES BELOW) will be reviewed by a panel of jurors. 10 of the best startups will be selected to pitch their startup on stage at Google in NYC to our distinguished panel of investors for up to $75,000. After accepting the invitation to pitch, the 10 finalists will receive pitch coaching with Women Who Tech's professional pitch coach, as well as one-on-one consultations.
The Grand Prize winner will receive a $50,000 cash grant (equity-free). The W Fund is committing a $25,000 investment (after the fund completes its first close) and pending final due diligence. All finalists will also receive pro-bono services, and will participate in our Investor Mentoring Day where founders meet one-on-one with prominent investors.
REMINDER: Read all rules and criteria below before beginning your application.
Criteria for Applicants
Rules for Applicants