#PitchWithPurpose 2016 For Women Entrepreneurs ($10,000 Cash Award)

#PitchWithPurpose 2016 For Women Entrepreneurs ($10,000 Cash Award)

Deadline: March 18,2016

Pitch With Purpose is a pitch competition for women entrepreneurs leading high-growth, scalable businesses that support the resolution of the world’s most pressing problems, presented in partnership with United Nations Foundation.

#PitchWithPurpose is a global pitch competition held in partnership with Circular Board and the United Nations Foundation, in order to encourage women entrepreneurs to embrace the triple bottom line of people, planet in profit in their businesses.

All entries must be received by March 18, 2016 in order to qualify. Companies will be judged on scalability, impact on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, innovation of product/service, strength of team and overall presentation.


In order to qualify, companies must have at least one female founder or female CEO, and be operating for twelve months or more.


Five semi-finalists will win entry into the Circular Summit, held April 14-15, 2016, with a VIP experience that includes interacting with potential funders and startup experts. Three finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their startup to a live audience and panel of esteemed judges, funders, and media at Circular Summit, for a chance to win $10,000

  1. Cash: $10,000 cash, courtesy of Guggenheim Partners
  2. Circular Board: Participate in the upcoming cohort of Circular Board, a 100% virtual accelerator for high-growth, scalable women-led businesses.
  3. Technology: A suite of technology products, courtesy of Dell
  4. Mentorship: 1:1 mentorship with Elizabeth Gore, Susan McPherson and Zaw Thet
  5. Media Feature: Media feature on MORE Magazine digital platform
  6. Style Session: Executive styling session by Style By Malia, stylist to the Bay Area

To enter this challenge, please submit your pitch here.

For more information, visit Pitch With Purpose.