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Women Startup Challenge
Grants Program

COVID-19 Tech Grant
Women Who Tech is awarding Innovation Grants of $10,000 and Impact Grants of $3,000. Applications closed August 23, 2020.
Women Who Tech's
State of Women In Tech
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40% of women founders who set out to raise capital faced some form of harassment.

Of those women, 59% were propositioned for sex in exchange for funding.


Our Response to the Pandemic

We transformed the 2020 Women Startup Challenge into the Women Who Tech Startup Grants Program to continue funding game-changing, women-led startups virtually during this pandemic. We are awarding Innovation Grants of $10,000 and Impact Grants of $3,000, equity-free, on a rolling basis to women-led startups.

More About the Grant Program

Meet the Covid-19 Tech Challenge Finalists

Meet the Jury

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Cat Hernandez
Cofounder and Investment Partner, The Venture Collective
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Sandra Campos
Founder of Fashion Launchpad, former CEO of Diane Von Furstenberg

Only 2.8% of venture capital funding goes to women-led startups.

We are crushing that dismal stat.

Women Who Tech is disrupting a culture and an economy that has made it exceedingly difficult for women entrepreneurs to access capital.

Our Impact

3500+ startups, 40%+ Women of Color, $80M + Raised by Alumni

As seen in


“Women Who Tech: Opening investor doors to fund women-led startups.”