She Loves Tech 2018 Global Startup Competition: Calling all Women-led and Women Impact Tech Startups!
The world’s largest startup competition focused on women and technology is back bigger and better! The She Loves Tech 2018 Global Startup Competition will be held in 14 locations across Africa, Canada, China, France, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, and the UAE. With local rounds held from June to August, local round winners will finally meet in Beijing, China for the global finals happening at the International Conference on September 15, 2018.
Led by She Loves Tech, a global initiative aiming to showcase the convergence in the latest trends in technology, entrepreneurship, innovation and the opportunities it creates for women, the competition is expected to attract over 500 women impact and women-led startups from around the world, where they will benefit from an interconnected global network of like-minded innovators, mentors, investors, and other supporting organizations.
The Indonesia round of the competition is co-organized by EV HIVE and will be held on August 04, 2018 at Ev Hive Jakarta
Winners from each local round will receive a trip to Beijing, China where they will receive a spot to pitch on an international stage, attend the International Conference, participate in a high-level boot camp, and gain numerous networking opportunities with China’s leading tech ecosystem players. Teja Ventures, a venture capital fund with a gender lens, and other affiliate funds will be actively looking to invest in startups coming out of the global competition. In addition, the winner of the global final will receive a custom Startup Booster Pack, which consists of consulting services (China landing, China IP protection, financial, legal and HR advisory, product and technology development, etc.), exclusive mentorships, fast-track entry to partner programs, media exposure, workspaces and more!
Who is eligible?
1. STAGE: Seeking Angel, Seed or A round funding (under US$5m funding raised) with, at minimum, a viable product past its conceptual stage
(a) Any entrepreneur, male or female, who is using technology to impact women positively:
• Are a significant proportion of end-users or consumers female?
• Are products specifically designed with women users in mind?
• Does the product itself address a problem that disproportionately affects women?
(b) At least one female entrepreneur must be part of the founding team who is using technology to solve a problem
3. TECHNOLOGY: The use of science and innovation to invent useful things to solve problems. This extends beyond digital, information, or internet-based technology and covers everything from hardware to the creation of new product and solutions to existing problems.
We are open to accepting startups from all industries, with a particular focus on startups in these verticals:
If you are a woman entrepreneur or your product or business positively impacts women, please enter at www.shelovestech.org now! Registration for the Indonesia round of the She Loves Tech 2018 Global Startup Competition ends on 09 July 2018.
For more information, please check our Rules and Regulations at: https://bit.ly/2K8qNGB or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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