She Loves Tech 2019 Global Startup Competition

She Loves Tech 2019 Global Startup Competition is officially back with 20+ rounds worldwide. Join the world’s best tech entrepreneurs at the world’s largest startup competition for women and technology!

Do you have a startup with an MVP and have raised less than US$5M? Do you have an early-stage tech startup with either a female founder or product positively impacting women? Do you want to take your startup to the next level?

1000+ startups have joined in the past, with winners enjoying increased investor and media attention, as well as access to powerful networks worldwide, so why not you? The global winner will receive a cash prize of US$15,000. We also have special media and mentorship prizes and fast track access to partner programs and in-house advisory services.

Local round winners will receive a trip to global tech hub, Beijing China, to participate in a high-level bootcamp, attend the 2019 International Conference, and pitch on an international stage, gaining invaluable face time with leading tech ecosystem players. Still not convinced? Investment opportunities from Teja Ventures and other affiliate funds are also all within reach! So, what are you waiting for?

Preliminary Rounds: June – August 2019

China Bootcamp: September 2019

Global Finals & International Conference: September 2019


  1. Seed, angel or A round funding (under US$5M) with at least a minimum viable product (past conceptual stage)
  2. (a) Any entrepreneur, male or female, who is using technology to impact women positively:

– Are a significant proportion of end-users 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 in founding team who is using technology to solve a problem

All finalists will participate in week-long boot camp in Beijing with visits to leading Chinese tech companies and incubators, networking with investors and cultural visits before the finals.

Prizes include:

STARTUP BOOSTER PACK Winners get exclusive mentorships from leading investors and industry experts, consulting services, fast-track entry to partner programs, media exposure, workspaces and more!

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES Teja Ventures, a venture capital fund with a gender lens and She Loves Tech’s official venture partner, and other affiliate funds will be actively looking to invest in the top startups coming out of the global competition.

CHINA – GLOBAL TECH & INNOVATION HUB  Winners from each local round will receive a trip to Beijing, China where they will receive a spot to pitch on an international stage at She Loves Tech 2019 International Conference, and participate in a specially curated boot camp consisting of company visits to leading technology companies and numerous networking opportunities with China’s tech ecosystem players.

GLOBAL NETWORK Access an interconnected community of technology startups from all over the world.

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