Hera Hub DC is pleased to announce a call for entries for its inaugural pitch contest. A public event, Hera Fast Pitch DC will take place on June 13, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hera Hub DC, located at 5028 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, #100, Washington, DC 20016.
Startups that are 51-percent women-owned and located in the DC Metro area are invited to apply online between Monday, April 2 and Friday, May 11, 2018 for a chance to pitch their business idea. All applications will be reviewed by an independent panel, which will select 10 companies to participate. To apply, click here.
The Hera Fast Pitch DC winner will take home more than $10,000 in cash and in-kind services, plus the opportunity to pitch in front of additional investors at Hera Venture Summit, a global entrepreneurship summit taking place in San Diego this September.
“Access to funding is one of the biggest issues women business owners face as they grow and scale their businesses,” says Julia Westfall, CEO at Hera Hub DC. “We know there are many business owners in the greater metro area who can benefit from an influx of cash and other services as well as from exposure to investors looking to support this community.”