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She Loves Tech is a global initiative showcasing the convergence of the latest trends in technology, entrepreneurship, innovation and the opportunities it creates for women. It consists of an annual global startup competition and international conference series.

Rules
1. All applications must be submitted online and in english.
2. The deadline for applications is July 30th, 2017.
*Please note that a panel of industry specialists will be reviewing BPs and shortlisting finalists for the round. All finalists will be informed 7-10 days before the competition.

Eligibility
STAGE: Seeking Angel, Seed or Series A funding (Under US$3m funding raised)

FOCUS:
(a) At least one female entrepreneur in founding team who is using technology to solve a problem
OR
(b) any entrepreneur, male or female, who is using technology to impact women positively:
• Are a significant proportion of end-users female?
• Are products specifically designed with women users in mind?
• Does the product itself address a problem that disproportionately affects women?

Technology
The use of science and innovation to invent useful things or to solve problems. This extends beyond digital, information or internet-based technology and covers everything from hardware to the creation of new product and solutions to existing problems.

Verticals
We are open to accepting startups from all industries, with a particular focus on startups in these verticals:
• Fin Tech (finance)
• Consumer Tech (e-commerce, big data)
• Med Tech (medicine)
• Edu Tech (education)
• Agri Tech (agriculture)
• Clean Energy
• Internet of Things
• B to B Solutions
Judging Criteria
The winners will be selected by a panel of judges who are looking at a range of criteria including market opportunity, scalability and growth potential, innovation and creativity, calibre of founder and team, and last but not least, women impact.

Prizes:

The top team from each China round will receive:
• Spot to pitch on international stage at finals in Beijing, China (September 16, 2017)
• Week-long boot camp (September 11-15, 2017) in Beijing, China consisting of talks and panels relating to globalization, the Chinese market and the latest technology trends, visits to leading tech companies, networking opportunities, and personalized pitch preparation workshops (accommodation covered)
Pass to the She Loves Tech 2017 Conference in Beijing, China (September 16, 2017)
• A trip to Israel sponsored by the Israeli government to meet with top mentors and leading Israeli technology companies and special access to Israel's largest innovation festival DLD festival, held on September 1-3, 2017 (does not include flights, all ground expenses will be covered)
• 2-months of rent free work space in selected Tech Temple locations
Access to Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference’s (OTEC) resources (including but not limited to visa, business establishment and investment matching support in Beijing, China)
• Opportunity to apply for the Phoenix Program grant of 100,000 RMB in Beijing’s Chaoyang District
• Listed in 36Kr Investor Assistant, one of China’s leading startup databases, which has access to 8000 investors
Extensive media exposure including features in 36Kr, All China Tech, E27, ELLE and other leading media outlets etc.
• Automatic spot in the semi-finals of the 2017 Tencent Startup Competition
• Access to Plug and Play’s ecosystem (including well-known investment firms, corporate strategic partners and fortune 500 companies)
• Mentorship with Chinaccelerator
• Other Mentorship, Networking and Investment Opportunities

*More prizes to be announced soon





Learn more at www.shelovestech.org

Sponsors and Partners

Co-Host

  • Beijing Women's International Center

International Organizing Partners

  • Chinaccelerator

Strategic Partners

  • 36Kr Investor Assistant
  • Plug and Play
  • SOSV
  • Tech Temple
  • Teja Ventures
  • Tencent Westart
  • Tsinghua x-lab Entrepreneurial DNA
  • Zhen Fund

Strategic Media Partners

  • 36 Kr
  • All China Tech
  • E27
  • Elle China

Technology Partner

  • EventBank

Event Partners

  • Beijing Women's Network
  • G-Startup
  • Girl Up
  • GLO
  • Her Loving Home
  • MHS中国创新创业论坛
  • Sorority China
  • Startup Digest
  • Startup Grind
  • Women in Leadership League