Northwestern University

Jun
5
Mon 5:00 PM

InnovateHER 2017: Innovating for Women Business Challenge

When: Monday, June 5, 2017
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM  

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Sonia Kim   847.467.0446

Group: Innovation and New Ventures Office

Category: Academic

Description:

SBA is launching the third year of the InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Challenge, a prize competition to showcase the most innovative products and services that impact and empower women’s lives. Through this Challenge, SBA is looking for entrepreneurs to create a product or service that:Has a measurable impact on the lives of women and families; Has the potential for commercialization; and Fills a need in the marketplace. Competitions will run locally and have been extended through June 5, 2017. Visit sba.gov/InnovateHER to learn more.

 

DATES

REGIONAL SUBMISSIONS: Due to INVO by June 5, 2017 at 5pm. Submit Executive Summaries (2 pages max) OR Pitch Decks (10 slides max) to Dimitra Georganopoulou.

SEMI-FINALIST SUBMISSIONS BY INVO: June 23, 2017

10 FINALISTS SELECTION BY SBA: July/August 2017

FINAL ROUND: September, 2017

National Finalists will present a live pitch to a panel of expert judges and compete for up to $70,000 in cash prizes: 1st Place - $40,000;
2nd Place - $20,000; and 3rd Place - $10,000

This competition is funded through a generous gift from Sara Blakely Foundation.

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