Women Startup Challenge Europe

Cohosted by the Office of the Mayor of Paris

10 founders will pitch investors at Paris's City Hall for a chance to win $60K+ in cash and prizes.

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Meet the Jury

Mitchell Baker

Executive Chairwoman, Mozilla

Alejandro Tauber

Editor in Chief, The Next Web

Fatou Diagne

Partner and Co-Founder at Bootstrap Europe

Julien Quintard

Managing Director, Techstars Paris

Stéphanie Hospital

Co-Founder and CEO, OneRagtime

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About the Women Startup Challenge

Women Who Tech is disrupting a culture and economy that has made it exceedingly difficult for women entrepreneurs to access capital. Over 2,000 early-stage ventures (40% WOC) have applied to our Women Startup Challenges, cohosted by Google, Microsoft, and LinkedIn, and more. We’ve succeeded in enabling more than $25 million raised for women founders.

Only 1.9% of Venture Capital (VC) funding went to women-led startups in 2017. We want to crush that dismal stat!

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Our Impact

in funding and Prizes
40% Women of Color

Women Who Tech's Workplace Culture Survey Results

Credit: WOCinTech Chat

Women Who Tech partnered with polling firm Lincoln Park Strategies to anonymously survey 950 tech employees, founders, and investors globally on their experiences in the tech sector because very little data has been gathered.

Of 731 total women surveyed, 300 have experienced harassment in tech. That's 41% of women surveyed.

Of 350 women founders surveyed, 155 have experienced harassment in tech. That's 44% of women surveyed.

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