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Women's Fast Pitch

Women’s Fast Pitch Company Application

If you are a female founder who would like to participate in the 2024 Women’s Fast Pitch, please fill out the application below. Criteria: The female founder must have formed an entity by March 30th, 2024. The Company must not have raised over ten (10) million dollars in funding from a combined funding source. At least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of their submission of an entry (or teams of such individuals) Registered corporations, LLC, or sole proprietorships within the United States. Must be majority woman-owned. The Company’s business address must be from the region applying for. Important Dates: APPLICATION DEADLINE: 9:00 pm PT Saturday, March 30th, 2024. Up to five selected finalists from each region will have the opportunity to pitch virtually in front of a panel of investors. **You MUST be available to pitch live (virtually) in your region.** May 30th: Northeast at 3:00 pm ET June 6th: Southeast at 3:00 pm ET June 13th: Midwest at 3:00 pm CT June 20th: Northwest at 3:00 pm PT June 27th: Southwest at 3:00 pm PT

Regional winners will advance to the 2024 Women’s Venture Summit to pitch against finalists from across the country. Women’s Venture Summit is an in-person, three-day event taking place September 25-27, 2024 In San Diego, California. **You MUST also be available to pitch in person on September 27th, 2024.**

Travel scholarships available. Thank you! Any questions can be directed to info@stella.co. ***Disclaimer This is a secondary application. All WFP Applicants MUST first fill out the Stella Community application when joining at community.stella.co.

Please login to community.stella.co and make sure your Stella Community profile is up-to-date as we will review both your 2024 WFP application and Stella Community profile page to assess overall fit for WFP. Those who have not completed a Stella Community application will not be considered. If you have any issues accessing your Stella Community profile at community.stella.co, please email us at info@stella.co

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Benefits of Applying

  • Investor Ready: you will prepared to wow any investor with a valuation, investor term sheet, and financial forecast.
  • Easy Application: the process gives you resources to apply to other pitches.
  • Increased Credibility: access our world-class financial forecast and investor diligence materials.
  • Increased Visibility: get showcased on social media and promoted to investors.

$50,000 Investment

via a SAFE with a post-money valuation cap of $2 million.

  • $25k cash investment.
  • $25k of startup advisory OR software development services.

How it Works

STEP 1 – APPLY

Complete the application form and pay the $99 processing fee. For help, use our intercom chat bot at the bottom right, or join one of our Q&A webinars.

All applicants will receive:

  1. Applicant Profile highlighting your startup (see a sample)
  2. Unique post featuring your startup on LinkedIn
  3. 60-month financial forecast
  4. Capital raise forecast
  5. Investability score
  6. Sweat equity legal document toolkit ($99 value)
  7. Pre-revenue valuation analysis ($499 value)
STEP 2 – PITCH
Up to 10 finalists will be selected and announced on May 24. Finalists will submit a video presenting their pitch deck by June 3.
Finalists will receive:
  1. Password-protected Finalist Profile shared with our Investor Panel (see a sample)
  2. Additional Q&A webinar
  3. Individual feedback from members of the Investor Panel
  4. Announcement on social media
STEP 3 – WIN

The Investor Panel will review all application materials and score the finalists. The winner will be announced on June 12.

One winner will receive:

  1. $50k prize
  2. Opportunity to pitch Eagle Venture Fund for additional investment
  3. Opportunity to pitch Eagle Venture Lab for additional services in exchange for equity
  4. Option for Wade Myers to join your Board of Advisors
  5. Referral to other VCs