Introducing...

EMGirls

Entrepreneurial

Competition

Application Due Date: June 20th 2020

WHO?

Anyone girl who is in high school and passionate about entrepreneurship! No previous skills are required! As long as are dedicated to your idea and participate with a positive attitude, you are welcome!

 

WHERE?

You will sign up online and we will have online webinars to help guide you through the process of creating a business! There will be experienced women mentors who will provide their experience, thoughts, tips and feedback for you!

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WHEN?

Round 1: July 2nd - August 2nd: fill out an application form

  • Can compete in individuals or a team of a maximum of 5 people

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Round 2: August 5th -August 8th: attend webinars and mini-lessons to refine their business ideas

Highlights:

  1. Webinars (topics will include pitching techniques, finance, marketing, etc)

  2. Will have female entrepreneurs as speakers

 

Round 3: August 10th: Accelerator competition

  • Each team is required to make a 2-5 minute video or google slides show, outlining the specifics of their product/service

  • The submissions will be assessed by judges and the top 10 ideas will move on to the accelerator program

 

Round 4: August 15th - August 23rd Accelerator competition continued

  • Each team will be partnered with one mentor (university students or female entrepreneurs)

  • Mentors will help finalize the business plan and offer their input

 

Round 5: August 30 - August 31: Grant Competition 

  • 10 teams will use their business ideas to compete against each other

  • Teams will submit written applications and present their pitches

 

WHY?

πŸ’‘ A perfect opportunity to add your highlight on CV/Resume

πŸ’¬ Gain further knowledge and experience in developing your business ideas

πŸ’» Gain access to webinars being offered that discuss how to start a business or make an existing one thrive  

πŸ‘© Work with a mentor who will help you fine tune your business idea and provide guidance and feedback throughout the process 

πŸ‘­ Join a network of  other like-minded and ambitious young entrepreneurs once the competition ends 

🧧 Prizes will be awarded to the top three finalists at the end of the event

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Register now on google forms: 

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More detailed outline can be found here:         

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EMGirls is a youth-led nonprofit organization that aims to empower girls by continually challenging them to step out of their comfort zones.

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