Women Startup Challenges

Women Startup ChallengeWomen Who Tech is on a mission to fund women-led startups. Through our Women Startup Challenges, which have been held in Washington, D.C. at 1776, New York at Microsoft and Google, San Francisco at LinkedIn, and London at City Hall, we have brought together the best early-stage, women-led startups using tech to rapidly scale and innovate. Our cohorts have collectively raised over $25M.

Women Startup Challenge Europe 

October 25, 2018 cohosted by the Office of the Paris Mayor, Anne Hidalgo

The 7th Women Startup Challenge will showcase and fund innovative women-led startups from across Europe that are solving problems for people, businesses, and the planet.

How to Apply

Early stage tech startups with at least one woman cofounder who have raised less than €2.1 million can apply to this challenge through the online application.

Online applications are now closed.

Our online jury is now reviewing applications. Stay tuned to hear which 10 women founders will be pitching investors in Paris on October 25 for $60K, including a $25K prize by Mozilla. Finalists will be alerted the first week of September.

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Previous Startup Challenges

Women Who Tech has hosted six previous Women Startup Challenges, connecting women-led startups with more than $1 million in prizes, crowdfunded dollars, and investments.