NYC-based Pathspot won $50K at Women Who Tech’s latest startup challenge
One female founder won big at Women Who Tech’s latest Women Startup Challenge pitch event on May 29. The D.C.-based tech nonprofit launched in 2008 by Allyson Kapin to showcase and fund women-led tech startups through worldwide pitch competitions. Kapin told Technical.ly that more than 1,000 people RSVPed to attend the event but only 230 attendees could fit with standing room only. The event took place at Google in New York City, where founders from 10 women-led startups pitched to a panel of judges and an audience to vie for a $50,000 equity-free cash grant and $280,000 in Google Cloud services. The panel of judges included Ellie Wheeler, partner at Greycroft, Esther Dyson executive founder of Wellville, Jen Wolf, partner and COO ofInitialized Capital, Jenny Fielding, managing director of Techstars, Nashilu Mouen-Makoua, investor at First Round Capital and Nisha Dua, general partner at BBG Ventures.
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