M12 Launches $4M Global Competition for Women Entrepreneurs

womanM12, Microsoft Corp.’s venture fund, in collaboration with the EQT Ventures fund and SVB Financial Group, launched the Female Founders Competition.

The competition seeks to accelerate funding for top women-led startups focused on enterprise technology solutions.

Two winners will share $4m in venture funding, as well as access to technology resources, mentoring and more.

Submissions will be accepted from July 26, 2018, to Sept. 30, 2018, and open across Europe, Israel, and North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico).

Companies will be eligible to apply if they have at least one woman founder, have raised less than $4 million in combined equity funding and/or loans at day of application, and offer or intend to release a product, service or platform that addresses a critical business problem.
Up to 10 finalists will pitch in person for the chance to be one of the two startups that earn a $2 million investment as well as access to technology resources, mentoring and additional support.

For addition info click this link: https://m12.vc/female-founders/



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