FEMALE FOUNDER FORCE PROGRAM

ELEVATING FEMALE FOUNDERS TO SUCCESS


Maximize your access to capital, customers, and coverage.
Startups from all over the world can now apply for TheNextWomen Pitch Competition in Buenos Aires, Lisbon, Tel Aviv & Amsterdam
To win €100K+ worth of prizes and even possible investment


A One-Of-A-Kind Sourcing Program, including high-level trainings, masterclasses & Pitch Competition
With TheNextWomen Female Founder Force Program women invest in women. Our Program is designed for early-stage startups to gain exposure, valuable feedback and meaningful connections. Over 200 women-led startups apply, pitch, and train to become this year’s number 1. The last finalists Printr, Vastari, Plugify, Endeer and MT Art aised between €500K and €1M funding within 9 months after winning the competition. Finalist LifeSense even went to close a round of €3 million.

Applications for Buenos Aires close Sep. 17, 2019 at 23:59
Applications for Lisbon close Oct. 15, 2019 at 23:59
Applications for Tel Aviv close Oct. 22, 2019 at 23:59
Applications for Amsterdam close Nov. 5, 2019 at 23:59

Save the dates


When you apply to our FFF Program we expect you to participate in all dates and sessions. Our partners and investors reserve their time and energy to help you turn your company into a succes. Participation in your Chapter Dates is mandatory.
Timeline Buenos Aires

August 6
Applications Open
September 17
Applications Close
Our online jury selects the 10 semi-finalists
October 7
Academy Training
October 8
Semi-Finals
Timeline Lisbon

September 1
Applications Open
October 15
Applications Close
Our online jury selects the 10 semi-finalists
November 5
Academy Training
November 6
Semi-Finals
Timeline Tel Aviv

September 1
Applications Open
October 22
Applications Close
Our online jury selects the 10 semi-finalists
November 11
Academy Training
November 12
Semi-Finals
Timeline Amsterdam

September 1
Applications Open
November 5
Applications Close
Our online jury selects the 10 semi-finalists
November 26
Academy Training
November 27
Semi-Finals
December 12
Grand Final

Terms & Conditions


Who can apply?

1. Your business made >€20.000 last year
2. Your startup is between 1 and 3 years old
3. Your business has at least 2 FTE
4. You are looking for funding
5. One of the founders in your team is female

Prizes

The winner will receive:
> A full year of the EY Growth Navigator
> A full year TheNextWomen membership
> A change to pitch for a place at Hearst Lab in Amsterdam

All local winners receive a unique business trip to Amsterdam leading up to the Grand Final (December 11-13).
What are the costs?

Application for the Female Founder Force Program is free.

When you are selected to be one of our lucky semi-finalists, you will pay €199* (ex VAT) and participate in and receive the following special Academy Trainings:

> Pitch Training to help you prepare for your spot in the semi-final
> Financial Training from EY
> Investor Q&A prep-training with local angels & VC's
> The Grand Final (Amsterdam December 12); pitching and networking with investors **

* participation for the Buenos Aires Chapter is free of charge
** all applicants are responsible for the arrangement and costs of their own visa
Sign up to the city of your choice with the "apply now" button
You will go straight to the What Where World application form
After you've completed your application we will send you a separate email with:
The confirmation of our terms & conditions, so that you have them in your inbox as well. Plus the timeline for your city.


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