Maximize your access to capital, customers, and coverage.
Startups from all over the world can now apply for TheNextWomen Pitch Competition.
Win €50K+ worth of prizes.

A One-Of-A-Kind Competition
With TheNextWomen Pitch Competition women invest in women. Our Pitch Competition is designed for early-stage startups to gain exposure and valuable feedback. Over 150+ female startup founders apply, pitch, and train to become this year’s number 1. The last 4 winners closed a €500.000 to €750K a750.000 funding round within 9 months after participating.

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What is our schedule?

February 14

Applications for TheNextWomen Pitch Competition start.

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25-50 startups will be selected for the second round.
They will be invited to pitch live in front of a jury of investors and partners.

April 20 - Second round

Live pitch event in Amsterdam.
25-50 selected startups pitch live in front of a jury of investors and partners.
15 startups will be selected as semi-finalists.

May - TheNextWomen Academy

Semi-finalists participate in workshops on funding, finance, storytelling and pitching.
They will prepare their pitch for the semi-final.

Semi-finals. June 9, 2017

15 semi-finalists will pitch in front of a jury of investors and partners and a live audience.
The jury selects 5 finalists.

Finals. June 12, 2017

5 finalists will pitch in the plenary hall in front of a jury of investors and a large live audience.
At the end of the day a special guest will announce the jury prize and the winner of the audience prize.

Jury 2016

Our Silver Partners

Our Bronze Partners

Our Supporting Partners