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Women Startup Challenge
Tech Startup Grant

Applications Now Closed
Women Who Tech is providing $20K in equity-free grants to women-led tech startups. The 5 finalists will be announced in January 2023. Stay tuned!

About the Grants Program

Applications for Women Who Tech's Startup Grants Program were open to women-led startups globally from November 28, 2022 - December 22, 2022. We will be awarding $20K in equity free grants.

This Grants Program is a major opportunity to get your startup in front of awesome VCs from HearstLab, W Fund, RareBreed VC, Portfolia, Goodyear Ventures, and more.

Please make sure to read the rules and criteria, and review the Application FAQ before reaching out with questions.

How it works? Eligible startups must have completed the Grants Application by December 22, 2022 at 11:59pm PDT.

  • Our investor jury will review applications, and select the top 5 startups to participate in our 6-week virtual program.
  • We work with each of the 5 finalists to hone their fundraising pitch, and we provide them with investor introductions.
  • At the conclusion of the program, the startups will each pitch to a panel of investors, and $20,000 in equity-free grants will be awarded.


Innovation Grant
Pitch Coaching
Impact Grant

Meet the Jury

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Marie Rocha
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Realist Ventures