Paris, FranceHub Bpifrance, 8 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris
October 7thStarting at 7pm
10 finalistsEurope's top female entrepreneurs
Exclusive prizesOffered by our partners: SxSW, Web Summit, TechCrunch & more
There are some of the awesome people you will be able to see at our event.
Manon Van Hoorebeke
European Digital Girl of the year 2014
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The Lady Pitch Night is the biggest pan-European competition for female-founded startups by
Last year, we received applications from 22 different countries, including France, the UK, Ireland, Luxemburg, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Turkey, Israel, Finland, Bulgaria, Latvia, Denmark, Estonia, Armenia and more.
10 finalists will be invited to Paris to pitch before our expert jury on October 7th.
The finalists will all walk away with tickets to Europe's hottest tech conferences. Last year, those were including LeWeb (9-11 Dec.), The Summit (Dublin) and The Europas.
A rare opportunity to discover the best female startups in Europe. Don't miss out!
Watch last year's edition, hosted by The Family
Last year's winner: Gulnaz Khusainova, CEO & Founder of Easysize
Gulnaz Khusainova, CEO & Founder of Danish startup EasySize, won the 2014 Lady Pitch Night. She won a free ticket to LeWeb Paris (2014) and a chance to present her startup on the startup stage (where she ended at the second place!), tickets to Dublin Web Summit (2014) and tickets to The Europas (2015).
There were 4 additional finalists from Romania, the UK, France and Ireland.
Lady Pitch Night 2014
Making female entrepreneurs more visible
Everyone in the industry knows that women are a minority. But we're here to change that. Girls in Tech & Orange are teaming up with LeWeb, The Summit, The Europas and more to provide a unique opportunity for Europe's top female entrepreneurs to gain more exposure and visibility. So get ready to see a lot more female entrepreneurs at European tech conferences!
Sheryl Sandberg's speech for Girls in Tech and the Lady Pitch Night
Last year's speakers included:
- Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook
- Joanna Shields, served as Digital Adviser to UK Prime Minister
- Mike Butcher, TechCrunch
- Reshma Sohoni, Seedcamp
- Brenda O’Connell, Twitter EMEA
- Éliane Fiolet, Ubergizmo
Who are Girls in Tech?Want to know about us?
Girls in Tech is an international network that seeks to promote and support women in technology and entrepreneurship. The network was launched in 2007 by Adriana Gascoigne in San Francisco.
Today Girls in Tech has numerous chapters around the world, including in Nothern America, Latin America, Asia, Africa and Europe.
In Europe, Girls in Tech has chapters in France, the UK, Romania, Italy, Luxemburg and The Netherlands.
What startups can apply for the Lady Pitch Night?Can I apply?In order to qualify for the Lady Pitch Night, you must meet 3 criteria:
1) you must have your headquarters based in a European country (includes Israel),
2) you must have a female amongst the founders of your company
3) you must have 3-36 months of existence as a business entity.
What is the Lady Pitch Night?Tell me more about the event
The Lady Pitch Night is an event founded by Girls in Tech & Orange in 2011. The event strives to give visibility to the best female entrepreneurs in Europe.
European female-founded startups can apply for the Lady Pitch Night online. The top 5 startups are selected by an expert jury to come to a final pitch competition in Paris. All finalists and the winners walk away with top prizes provided by our partners LeWeb, Web Summit, The Europas and more.
What if I am selected as a finalist or a winner?What are the prizes?
10 startups will be selected as finalists and invited to pitch in Paris on October 7, 2015.
As a finalist, you will receive 1 free ticket to LeWeb Paris (2014) and a chance to present your startup on the startup stage, 2 tickets to Dublin Web Summit (2014) and 2 tickets to The Europas (2015).
If you are selected as the winning startup, you will also win a demo space for LeWeb, Dublin Web Summit and the Europas.
AND… just when you thought it couldn't get any better, as the winner of the competition you will also automatically become one of the semi-finalists in the LeWeb startup competition.