Top applicants from across North America, Europe and Israel will compete in a live pitch competition*, with 2 winners selected from the global entrants. We are proud to host this competition and co-invest in the winners with the following partners:
The prizes will be:
Two (2) Grand Prizes.
Each winning company will receive:
The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of all prizes: $4,651,500. All amounts in USD.
In order to qualify for the competition, companies must meet the requirements in the official rules.
How are the applications judged?
A group of judges from M12 and the partner VC firms in each region will each vote on the top 10 entries in each region based on the following criteria:
Who are the judges?
Each panel of judges will consist of professional investors from the sponsoring VC firms.
Who pays for travel and accommodations for the final competitions?
Finalists will have up to two (2) nights of their lodging provided by M12, but will need to cover their own transportation and meals during their stay.
*attended only by judges and finalists
Female Founders Competition.
Accelerating funding for top women-led startups
focused on enterprise technology solutions.