Women Startup Challenge at Google

In Partnership with Craig Newmark Philanthropies

May 29, 2019 at Google in New York City.
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On May 29, 2019, join us at Google in New York City for our 8th Women Startup Challenge. The event will help fund and empower women founders who are building products to solve the biggest issues facing this world. Reserve your ticket today.

Meet the Finalists


Anna Skaya


Rachna Dhamija


Gloria Kolb

Farm Fare

Cullen Naumoff & Laura Adiletta

Good Call NYC

Stephanie Yim


Jasmine Edwards


Christine Schindler

Queen of Raw

Stephanie Benedetto

The Growcer

Alida Burke

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Meet the Jury

Ellie Wheeler

Partner, Greycroft

Nashilu Mouen-Makoua

Investor, First Round Capital

Jenny Fielding

Managing Director, Techstars New York and CoFounder, The Fund

Jen Wolf

COO and Partner, Initialized Capital

Nisha Dua

General Partner, BBG Ventures 

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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 3,000 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 $53 million raised for women founders.

Only 2.2.% of Venture Capital (VC) funding goes to women-led startups. We want to crush that dismal stat!

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Our Impact

raised by founders
50% 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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