3-month Silicon Valley exchange program announced for female entrepreneurs

  • USA
  • 4 months ago

Job Description

With support and funding from the US Department of State-US Embassy Pakistan, Ejad Labs has announced a 12-week exchange program for female entrepreneurs in collaboration with TiE Islamabad and Change Mechanics. APWE – Accelerator Program for Women Entrepreneurs will enable Pakistani Women entrepreneurs to accelerate their growth through a fully-funded 3-month Silicon Valley exchange program and 16-month acceleration program.

In order to take part in the exchange program, applicants need to meet the minimum eligibility requirements.

  • Startup Age: The entrepreneur’s startup should be more than 2 years old
  • Founder Credentials: A CEO role within the startup
  • Equity Stakes: Should hold substantial equity (20%+)

Application forms are available for those interested: APPLY NOW 

The acceleration program will have 4 different phases:

  1. Nation-wide outreach drive growth-stage women lead startups
  2. Business model development workshop
  3. The selection of 12 startups will be in the competitive process
  4. 3.5 months founder institute acceleration program

The exchange program will include networking visits to leading U.S. startups, participation in the Pakistan Tech Summit, a developer week, and participation in a pre-exchange boot camp.

An alumnus of the acceleration program will also have access to networking events, on-demand mentoring, and a virtual accelerator after the exchange program ends.

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