She Loves Tech Startup Competition goes to Pakistan
CIRCLE brings unique opportunity for one Pakistani startup to attend a bootcamp in China through ‘She Loves Tech Global Startup Competition’.
The She Loves Tech Global Startup Competition is designed to give women entrepreneurs and women-impact startups the opportunity to showcase their businesses to a global audience of investors and influencers from the tech community.
She Loves Tech Pakistan 2017 is the Pakistan round of the competition and will be hosted by CIRCLE in July 2017. Entries for the competition are now open with 23rd June as the deadline to enter.
The top team from She Loves Tech Pakistan 2017 will receive a spot to pitch at the global finals of the She Loves Tech 2017 Global Startup Competition (September 16, 2017), and the chance to participate in an immersive week-long boot camp (September 11-15, 2017) consisting of talks and panels, visits to leading tech companies, networking opportunities, and personalized pitch preparation workshops.
Additionally, Teja Ventures, a venture capital fund with a gender lens, SOSV, #1 in VC seed funding for female-founded startups (TechCrunch), and other affiliate funds of the She Loves Tech global initiative will also be actively looking to invest in women impact startups from the competition.
The She Loves Tech 2017 Global Startup Competition will have rounds in Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Singapore. She Loves Tech Pakistan is supported by leading players in Pakistan entrepreneurship ecosystem: The Nest i/o, Plan 9, Tech Valley Abbottabad, Peshawar 2.0, WeCreate Pakistan, Telenor Velocity, Momentum, NED ORIC CINETIC, Herself.
CIRCLE, Pakistan partner for She Loves Tech, is a social enterprise focused on women’s economic inclusion and leadership development with the mission to develop and build the entrepreneurial and leadership capacity of women in Pakistan.
To bridge the digital gender gap, CIRCLE Tech offers technology skills to young women from underserved communities with the aim to reach 10,000 women by 2020.
For She Loves Tech Pakistan 2017, please register at http://shelovestech.eventbank.com/event/5601 by June 23, 2017.