She Loves Tech Global Startup Competition 2023

She Loves Tech Global Startup Competition 2023

She Loves Tech provide the much-needed global platform and a stage for entrepreneurs to showcase, provide access to funding opportunities, and equipping them with skills and resources to take their business to the next level.



Technology startup with at least a minimum viable product (past conceptual stage) with less than US$5M external funding raised.


Technology startup fulfilling ONE of the following gender lens:

  1. Female founder

  2. Majority female users

  3. Majority female consumers

  4. Technology impacting women positively

Competition Process

1. Screening and Preparation

May – August 2023

Applications will be evaluated by the global screening team with the final shortlisted startups receiving access to exclusive pitch preparation curriculum and mentorship sessions. We look at a range of criteria including market opportunity, traction, scalability and growth potential, innovation and creativity, calibre of founder and team.

2. Local Rounds

June – September 2023

Shortlisted startups will take the stage to showcase their businesses in their respective Local rounds hosted in different countries and regions. The winner of each round will then move into the global phase of the Competition.

3. Bootcamp

October 2023

A hybrid boot camp especially curated for the winners of each local round will take place online and offline in October. The boot camp is based on experiential learning, mentorship and peer coaching. It covers market, innovation and fundraising topics.

4. Global Semi-Finals & Finals

October 2023

The Global Semi-Finals of the competition will serve as the penultimate competition round as well as an investor demo day, allowing startups to pitch to high-level group of investors directly for funding.

5. Global Finals & Conference

October 2023

All the global finalists will have the opportunity to fly to Singapore to join us at the She Loves Tech Global Conference, Asia’s global flagship for women and technology event where the top global winners will also be provided the stage to showcase their businesses in front of our global audiences. The Top 10 startups will be pitching at the culminating round will have the opportunity to win cash and investment prizes.


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