Google's demo day for female startup founders
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Startups in cities all around the world are building incredible, innovative companies, but many lack access to the robust investment opportunities of Silicon Valley. We recognize that innovation is alive and well far beyond the confines of a few cities. In April 2014, Google for Entrepreneurs hosted their first annual Demo Day, featuring top startups from Denver to Detroit to Durham. They’re did it again for the third time year, this was when they brought another cohort of companies to Silicon Valley to pitch for investors.

Google's demo day for female startup founders
Google’s demo day for female startup founders

Google is hosting another Demo day for female startup founders from all over the world to pitch their innovations this year. Set for November 2, 2016, the Demo Day will display companies founded or co-founded by women to Silicon Valley investors, raise awareness, and attract investment to successful applicants. The selected applicants for this year will attend the event at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, where they will pitch to a panel of judges, as well as investors, mentors, and VCs. The event creates an opportunity for participants to join a network of innovators, enjoy press coverage and individualised mentorship and support from Silicon Valley influencers.Last year, 11 startups from all over the world were given 4 minutes each to pitch their innovations to investors, mentors and community leaders. A mobile and web communication platform for construction teams, Bridgit, was selected as the judges’ favourite.

Applications for this year’s Demo Day are open until October 6, 2016. Startups in the B2B or B2C space are preferred, particularly if they are technology-vertical. Applicants are also expected to be actively raising aSeries Around of approximately $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 USD. Additionally, the founder(s) must be available and willing to travel to Silicon Valley for the event from October 30 to November 3, 2016. Interested startups founders can apply at http://googledemoday.com/ . For international participants, Google for Entrepreneurs will cover the cost of airfare and the cost of hotel accommodation for a maximum of two rooms.

TO KNOW IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE, MAKE SURE TO MATCH ALL THE BELOW CRITERIA..

*.You have a startup in the B2B or B2C space (technology vertical preferred).
*.Founders include at least one woman.
*.That founder(s) will travel to and present at Demo Day.
*.You are actively raising a Series A round of roughly $1,000,000 – $5,000,000 USD.
*.You are willing and able to travel to Silicon Valley October 30-November 3, 2016.
*.You are passionate about building a great company.

Where are our Female techies who have a great dream? Be sure to grab this opportunity.

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