Event: innovateHER Pitch Competition – Melbourne

weVENTURE Melbourne presents innovateHER Pitch Competition

A National competition with up 70k in prize winnings

To qualify for the innovateHER pitch competition you must have a business that meets the following criteria.

  • has a measurable impact on the lives of women and families (30%);
  • has the potential for commercialization (40%); and
  • fills a need in the marketplace (30%).

Friday, November 20th

weVENTURE will co-host the 'InnovateHER: Ideas That Impact Women and Families Challenge' in collaboration with Groundswell Friday, November 20th at 6PM. The national InnovateHER initiative serves to empower the lives of women and families during National Small Business Week.

Judges of the InnovateHER competition will select one local winner as a finalist who, if selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration committee, will compete for awards and prize money totaling $70,000 in Washington, D.C. This is a great opportunity to network and gain exposure at a national event that’s co-sponsored by Microsoft.

Applicants must be a US citizen at least 19 years old and must be incorporated in the US. InnovateHER applicants can be any gender, whole teams of innovators are also welcome to apply.

All interested applicants must submit a one-page business plan to weVENTURE by Sunday, Nov. 8th at midnight.

Sample business plan template: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_V7X-PyXpLhRHV4NTBpRDR6SGc/view?usp=sharing

For more information about the SBA pitch competition, visit the SBA website

Friday 20th November

6:00PM - 9:00PM

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