Women Startup Challenge Europe HealthTech

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October 7, 2019 at City Hall in Paris, France.
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Cohosted by Johnson & Johnson's JLABS and the Office of the Mayor of Paris, Women Who Tech invited women-led, early-stage healthtech startups to apply to pitch in Paris for $50,000. Our 10 finalists will be announced soon.

Meet the Jury

Muriel Uytterhaegen

Cofounder, We Are Jane

Elena Fernandez-Kleinlein

Senior Director of Consumer Scientific Innovation, Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Eamonn Carey

Managing Director, Techstars London

Jean-Louis Missika

Deputy Mayor of Paris

Lianna Ishihara

Group Head of Data Science Neuroscience, Roche Pharmaceuticals

Danielle Siarri

Health Tech Editor, Nuadox, and Lead Publisher, InnoNurse

Elizabeth Galbut

VC, and Founding Partner, SoGal Ventures and A-Level Capital

Kayode Owens

Partner and Cofounder, humble ventures

Charu Sharma

Investor and Founder of Next Play

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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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