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Women Startup Challenge
Emerging Tech Grants Program
Funding Women-led Startups
Applications for the Emerging Tech Grants Program are now closed. Stay tuned for the announcement of the five finalists.

The Grants Program will culminate in the awarding of $20,000 USD.

Women Startup Challenge Emerging Tech Grants Program Jury

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Jonah Cool headshot
Jonah Cool
Science Program Officer, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
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Karishma Patel headshot
Karishma Patel
Partner at Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2), Manager of Draper Venture Network
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Rene Azeez headshot
René Azeez
Director of Engagement, Venture Services, MaRS Discovery District
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Ali Jamal Headshot
Ali Jamal
Founding Partner, First Check Ventures
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Fernando Montejo headshot
Fernando Montejo
Assistant VP of Emerging Tech Initiatives, NYC Economic Development Corporation
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Xevion Baptiste headshot
Xevion Baptiste
Assistant VP of Emerging Tech Initiatives, NYC Economic Development Corporation
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Eloho Omame headshot
Eloho Omame
Co-Founder of FirstCheck Africa,, Managing Director at Endeavor