Thanks for your interest in Women Founders Represent!
The deadline to submit pitch applications is 5:00 PM PT on October 6, 2020.
While the event is recommended for startups* who have already secured at least $250K in funding (venture capital, friends and family, angel investors, grants, etc.), we welcome and encourage companies of all stages to apply. Companies selected to pitch may be eligible for up to $1 million total in available potential capital from Amazon’s Alexa Fund. Each finalist will also receive Amazon startup perks, like Amazon Web Services (AWS) credits. All Raise will guarantee acceptance to their bootcamps and create an All Raise cohort where finalists will have access to resources and stay engaged as a group.
*Areas of interest include voice, robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning, commerce, financial technology (fintech), voice developer tools, education and learning technology, enterprise collaboration, gaming, entertainment and social, internet of things (IoT) and consumer devices, health and wellness, mobility, deep tech / frontier tech, brain-machine interfaces, and smart home.
Companies that apply and are subsequently invited to pitch are not guaranteed investment. They are eligible to be considered for investment after undergoing a full company diligence process if selected by Alexa Fund. Event Terms and Conditions also apply. See the Eligibility and Pitch Participation and Selection Criteria for required details.
We will evaluate each startup application on the following criteria: