WIE Prize for Female Entrepreneurs

It’s something of a truism that there are too few females in the web startup space, and indeed, in early-stage ventures in general. But if this is commonly accepted as fact, it’s only recently that there has been a big push to go out and recruit great women to the field. Today, new San Francisco-based startup incubator i/o venturesAannounced the first ever WIE Prize for female entrepreneurs.

The prize isAoffered in partnership with the WIE Network and will be awarded at the WIE Symposium in September. Basically, it will be be investment based on theAi/o model: 8% of the company for $25,000, a 4-month incubation period and access to world class mentors and supporters who can help with product, model, and later-stage investment, not to mention a stint at the i/o ventures space in the best neighborhood in San Francisco, theAMission.



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Posted: August 12th, 2010
at 10:19pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: competitions,entrepreneurship

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