wayra Y Aticco ecosystem Seek candidate startups to participate in the next edition of the Scale women, a Wayra initiative that aims to promote female entrepreneurship and encourage investment in female-led startups. This call for proposals focuses on innovative projects that have at least one woman in the founding team and are fully committed to the project. The aim is to give women-led projects visibility and resources to promote gender equality in the technology sector.
From all registrations received, between 8 and 10 startups will be selected to take part in an intensive program that will take place on November 18th: an intensive mentoring day with the best experts of the ecosystem, culminating with a pitch-in in front of major investors.
A winning project will be selected from among the participants by voting of the representatives of the invited investment funds.
In addition to these mentorships and the pitchreceives the winning project:
- 10 hour mentoring available with one of the Wayra network experts.
- 3 months free membership in the Aticco Workspaces coworking spaces in Madrid or Barcelona for a maximum of 2 co-founders.
- Video/written interview that will be broadcast on all communication channels of the organizers.
For women leading startups in different stages of growth
To be selected in the program Scale womenstartups must have a ready-to-run product to market or have at least an MVP, in addition to initial metrics or billing.
However, projects at different stages of growth will be accepted, whether they have not yet received any investment (pre-seed) or have completed a first round (growth).
For the selection of the winning project, aspects such as feasibility and scalability of the project are evaluated; innovation and technology; or sustainability and impact.
Interested startups can submit their application via a form by accessing the Wayra’s website.