She Loves Tech Opens Applications For African Female-led Startups


June 29, 2021, 1:40 p.m.

The women-focused international non-profit organization, She Loves Tech, has opened applications for its seventh edition for African tech startups.

She Loves Tech is an international non-profit organization committed to closing the funding gap for women entrepreneurs and building an ecosystem for technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation that creates opportunities for women.

It runs the world’s largest startup competition for women and technology, seeking out and accelerating the best entrepreneurs and technology for transformative impact.

This year’s edition will be held across more than 40 countries and startups will be awarded up to $50,000.

“She Loves Tech 2021 is more than a competition; it is an acceleration platform for women-led and women-impact startups,” says co-founder Leanne Robers. Arianna Huffington (Thrive Global Co-Founder & CEO), Ann Cairns (Mastercard Executive Vice-Chair), and Mahmoud Mohieldin are among the previous participants (UN Special Envoy on Financing the 2030 Agenda).

“Without women, we will be unable to address the world’s most pressing issues. “Women represent a new generation of innovative thinking and innovation,” says Virginia Tan, co-founder

Applications are open here until July 31.

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