StartHer Awards, the first European contest for female-founded startups

The Paris-based NGO StartHer (formerly Girls in Tech Paris), dedicated to supporting female entrepreneurship and careers in tech, is holding the first Europe-scale contest for startups founded by women.

The contest will take place on October 19th at Station F, the brand new biggest startup campus in the world, in Paris. The event will include a pitch competition and conferences on women in tech.

Any tech startup (internet, mobile, video games, AI, VR, etc.) that is between six and thirty-six months old, is headquartered in a European country, and has at least one woman on the founding team, is eligible to apply online until 31 August.

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The French Institute of Estonia cares about your data

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European Night of Museums 2018

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Music

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Documentary: Baltic Souls, Arts, Legends and Landscapes

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Plan for the French language and multilingualism

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Our MOOCs to learn French are coming in 2018

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