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Women Who Tech Announces 10 Finalists for Women Startup Challenge

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Promoting women in tech is no longer just an equalizing effort; being inclusive in tech has shown to be good for business as well as the right thing to do. Fortunately, Women Who Tech, a national nonprofit working to break down barriers to women…

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NYC

Women Startup Challenge to Fund Women-Led VR, AR, and AI Startups

By | Nov 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Being a women in tech is notoriously difficult. With most major tech companies employing less than 20 percent of women, the gender gap is starting to become a problem in an industry designed to be progressive and forward thinking. Fortunately, there’s a wide range of…

Events

NYC

Women Who Tech: Giving Female Entrepreneurs Access to Capital

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 10:02 am

Seven years ago Women Who Tech was created to bring together talented and renowned women breaking new ground in technology. Not only do these women inspire change, they use their tech prowess to help transform the makeup the local ecosystems and communities they’re a…

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San Francisco

10 Startups Move to Final Round in Women Who Tech’s Women Startup Challenge

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 12:10 pm

Women Who Tech launched a massive startup challenge to bring much-needed awareness and support to women-led startups across the country. The Women Who Tech’s Women Startup Challenge 2016 has announced the ten finalists in the competition, who will “pitch and showcase their innovative and…

Announcements

DC

Messaging App On Second Thought Wins First Women Startup Challenge

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

The number of women launching businesses has grown 68% between 1997-2014, more than twice the rate of men. However, women have a harder time getting funding for a number of reasons. Only 7% of investor money goes to women led startups, but Women Who…

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Funding

Crowdfunded GeoHealth Moves to Next Round of Women Startup Challenge

By | Jun 3, 2015 at 3:00 pm

The first round of the Women Startup Challenge has ended. Combined, the participating women-led startups raised over $365k through crowdfunding campaigns. The Women Startup Challenge was launched by Women Who Tech in partnership with Craig Newmark of craigslist and craigconnects. This crowdfunding competition was started to…

Announcements

DC

Women Who Tech Announces Women Startup Challenge

By | Apr 17, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Women Who Tech has one primary goal–to promote women-led startups. They recently announced a Women Startup Challenge where they plan to give away $50,000 (no strings attached) during the competition, thanks to crowdfunding and a partnership with prominent investors Fred Wilson, Joanne Wilson, and Craig Newmark of Craigslist and Craigconnects….