San Francisco, CA – June 14, 2016
The third pitch competition, held June 14, 2016 at LinkedIn in San Francisco, awarded more than $400,000 in cash and cloud services. Kiah Williams, founder of SIRUM, took home the $50,000 grand prize for her startup, which matches unused, unexpired medicine with people in need.
New York, NY – November 9, 2015
The second pitch competition, held November 9, 2015 at Microsoft in New York City, brought 10 startups before a panel of judges that included Investor Joanne Wilson and Susan Lyne of BBG Ventures. Dr. Sabine Seymour, founder of Softspot by Moonlab, took home the grand prize for her seamless sensor system for clothing.
Washington, DC – June 30, 2015
On June 30, 2015, Women Who Tech held the first-ever Women Startup Challenge Pitch Competition at General Assembly/1776 in Washington, D.C.
The crowdfunding campaign on Crowdrise raised over $315,000 for women ventures. An additional $50,000 was awarded to first place winner On Second Thought, co-founded by Maci Peterson!