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(WASHINGTON, DC) - August 5, 2020 - Women Who Tech, the largest organization combating the severe lack of funding for women-led tech startups, opened applications for a new grants program built to fund women-led ventures focused on solving the biggest health, education, employment, civic engagement, and financial issues resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, nonprofit Women Who Tech, one of the largest organizations that funds and showcases women-led ventures, announced the winner of the 2019 Women Startup Challenge hosted at Google.
Women-led startups from across the US and Canada pitched their ventures before a prestigious panel of tech industry executives and investors on May 29th at Google's NYC headquarters.
Europe was at the center of a milestone for women in tech today as nonprofit Women Who Tech and tech giant Mozilla announced the winners of the Women Startup Challenge Europe. Women-led startup finalists from across Europe pitched their ventures before a prestigious panel of tech industry executives and investors on 25 October at Paris's City Hall, co-hosted by the office of Mayor Anne Hidalgo.
Women Who Tech, a U.S.-based nonprofit that advocates to close the funding gap for women in the technology and startup industry, announced Timeless as the grand prize winner of $50,000 at the Women Startup Challenge Emerging Tech, one of the largest events to showcase and fund early-stage women-led startups, held at Google's New York Campus on March 6.