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Women Startup Challenge Europe Health Tech programme - call for applications

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 19, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on July 31, 2019
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Women Startup Challenge Europe HealthTech logo

The Woman Startup Challenge Europe Health Tech programme:
- is inviting 10 of the best early-stage, women-led healthtech startups who are creating the most innovative tech companies to help scale their products
- is on a mission to close the funding gap and shakeup a culture and economy that’s made it exceedingly difficult for women to launch startups and raise capital.

Applicants must:
1. Have a startup focused on healthtech
2. Be based in Europe (or in the US with a presence in Europe)
3. Have a tech venture at the prototype stage or have already launched
4. Incorporate technology into the approach of their product and to allow the company to rapidly and massively scale
5. Have already raised between €0-€2.1M from combined sources
6. Be fast growing with degrees of innovation and technology
7. Be a technical founder or have a technical co-founder
8. Be from a woman-led startup.

Prizes include $50,000 equity-free cash grant.

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All ideas must be original work or an improvement upon an existing idea without infringements.

Applicants must submit their proposal and make their pitch in English.

Application Deadline: August 1, 2019 at 11:59PM PST.

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Jill Langhus
Jul 20, 2019
Jul 20, 2019

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.