Sponsorships

Sponsor the Women Startup Challenge & TeleSummit

What: The Women Who Tech TeleSummit and Women Startup Challenge champions game-changing women in tech and women-led startups. On April 29th, our 5th annual Women Who Tech TeleSummit will bring together tech and startup changemakers to provide practical tips, resources, and frank discussions to over 600 women. The TeleSummit will feature panels on overcoming challenges for women leading startups, how to rock a pitch deck, funding models, and “How I Did It” style talks. Our past TeleSummits have included panelists ranging from Arianna Huffington to Rashmi Sinha, CoFounder of Slideshare.

The Women Startup Challenge will showcase women-led ventures that are innovative, disruptive, or double bottom-line driven, and focused on solving problems for people, businesses, and the planet. The 10 most promising finalists will get to deliver their elevator pitch on stage in DC in front of investors. Prizes include up to $50K from Craig Newmark of craigslist and craigconnects and from X, as well as consultations with investors, and startup-friendly services such as free co-working space, pro-bono legal services, etc.

Target Audience: The Women Who Tech TeleSummit and Women Startup Pitch Competition will reach 600+ women across the US who are developers, engineers, entrepreneurs, designers, product managers, and leaders.

Women Who Tech Fast Facts:

  • Over 500K social reach.
  • Ranked as the top 5% of social media users.
  • Ranked as one of the top women in tech accounts to follow on Twitter by Forbes and Huffington Post.
  • 4 TeleSummits held reaching 2400+ women in tech and entrepreneurs from across the US.
  • Profiled in Fast Company, Forbes, Huffington Post, ReadWrite, BlogHer, etc.
  • 7 year history featuring some of the most influential women in tech and startups, such as Arianna Huffington, Lisa Stone – CoFounder of BlogHer, Rashmi Sinha – CoFounder of SlideShare, Joanne Wilson – Angel Investor, Lynne Johnson – formerly of Fast Company, and more.

Why Sponsor: Sponsors make it possible to help reshape the future of tech, diversify it, and to help fund game-changing women-led startups. You make it possible for the Women Startup Challenge and TeleSummit to happen. This is a significant opportunity for you to reach and recruit influential women working in tech, startups, and social media. Sponsors receive prominent recognition ranging from advertising to speaking opportunities, in-person demos, and exhibiting opportunities.
See Ad Sponsorship Levels below.

SHEro Venturer: $10,000:

Be recognized as one of our biggest supporters of women in tech and startups. Connect directly with a diverse skillset of developers, engineers, entrepreneurs, designers, product managers, and leaders.

Benefits

  • Present opening remarks during two TeleSummit panels of your choice (first come, first pick). The TeleSummit is anticipating 600+ attendees.
  • Exhibitor/demo table at Women Startup Challenge.
  • Four TeleSummit and Women Startup Challenge attendee badges.
  • Logo on WomenWhoTech.com website and event ticketing platform.
  • Option to show a video or deck showcasing your company or product during the Women Startup Challenge.
  • Large logo wall display and thank you announcement at Women Startup Challenge.
  • Organization mentioned in all press and online outreach.
  • Social media exposure for organization before, during, and after the Women Startup Challenge.
  • Opportunity to plug your organization’s upcoming events, services, etc. in Women Who Tech e-newsletter updates.
  • Organization’s mission/services highlighted on WomenWhoTech.com sponsor webpage.
  • Two dedicated sponsor emails sent to TeleSummit attendees.
  • Attend Meet and Greet at Startup Challenge.

SHEro Angel: $5,000:

Benefits

  • Present opening remarks during one TeleSummit panel of your choice (first come, first pick). The TeleSummit is anticipating 600+ attendees.
  • Exhibitor/demo table at Women Startup Challenge.
  • Two TeleSummit and Women Startup Challenge Pitch Competition attendee badges.
  • Logo on WomenWhoTech.com website and event ticketing platform.
  • Large logo wall display and thank you announcement at Women Startup Challenge.
  • Organization mentioned in all press and online outreach.
  • Social media exposure for company before, during, and after the Women Startup Challenge.
  • Opportunity to plug your organization’s upcoming events, services, etc. in Women Who Tech e-newsletter updates.
  • Organization’s mission/services highlighted on WomenWhoTech.com sponsor webpage.
  • One dedicated sponsor email sent to TeleSummit attendees.
  • Attend Meet and Greet at Startup Challenge.

SHEro Startup: $3,500:

Benefits

  • Exhibitor/demo table at Women Startup Challenge.
  • One TeleSummit and Women Startup Challenge attendee badge.
  • Logo on WomenWhoTech.com website and event ticketing platform.
  • Large logo wall display and thank you announcement at Women Startup Challenge.
  • Organization mentioned in all press and online outreach.
  • Social media exposure for company before, during, and after the Women Startup Challenge.
  • Opportunity to plug your organization’s upcoming events, services, etc. in Women Who Tech e-newsletter updates.
  • Organization’s mission/services highlighted on WomenWhoTech.com sponsor webpage.
  • Attend Meet and Greet at Startup Challenge.

SHEropreneur: $1,500:

Benefits

  • One TeleSummit and Women Startup Challenge attendee badge.
  • Logo on WomenWhoTech.com website and event ticketing platform.
  • Large logo wall display and thank you announcement at Women Startup Challenge.
  • Organization mentioned in all press and online outreach.
  • Organization’s mission/services highlighted on WomenWhoTech.com sponsor webpage.
  • Attend Meet and Greet at Startup Challenge.

Friendpreneur: $250+:

This sponsorship is for individuals who are passionate about getting more women-led startups funded.

Benefits

  • Name listed on sponsor webpage.
  • Attend Meet and Greet at Startup Challenge.

To Become A Sponsor:

Contact Allyson via email at Allyson@womenwhotech.com or by phone at 202-290-2218.

Some additional sponsorship opportunities may be available, in addition to those listed above.