Business Plan Competition: Cartier is Looking for Exceptional Female Entrepreneurs

Cartier InitiativeCartier is looking for Exceptional Entrepreneurs through a Business plan Competition. Recognising entrepreneurs as having "the audacity to create, to innovate, and to imagine the future," the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards is an international social entrepreneurship competition for women who lead creative, sustainable and socially responsible enterprises in the start-up phase (no older than 3 years).

There will be 5 winners, 1 from each continent, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America.
Candidates, who can be from any country, are invited to apply online by presenting their
business project through
Deadline for applications is March 10, 2010.

The prize includes personalized coaching, a $20,000 grant as well as an invitation to the Women’s Forum Global Meeting in Deauville (France). An impressive jury, including Dutch female internet hero and investor Annemarie van Gaal, UK female entrepreneur Lynn Franks, Silicon Valley Investor Kimberly Cerrone and Israeli high flyer Galia Albin, will make the final call.

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