July 27, 2020

Start Yours Bootcamp

Coming up with incredible ideas is easy. It’s putting those ideas into action that’s difficult.

Start Yours Virtual Bootcamp will provide you with the tools and support to get your passion project or idea off the ground or grow your startup. This two-week virtual bootcamp is for pre-stage or early stage women founders who are looking to turn their idea into a business or looking to accelerate to the next stage of growth.

THE BOOTCAMP

Here is what women founders participating in this two-week program can look forward to.

Workshops

Successful startup founders, investors and thought leaders will share their expertise, advice and tips to help you make your business a success.

Mentoring

Get feedback, advice, best practices, and support on your business with one-on-one and group mentoring from our thought leaders.

Pitch your Startup

Get the tools and support needed to effectively pitch your startup to investors.

Connections

Receive access and network with a diverse group of investors, entrepreneurs and influencers.

Community

Being an entrepreneur can be isolating Get support, feedback, and find accountability partners from peer founders.

Tools

Get access to curated tools, workbooks, and partner perks to help you build and grow your startup.

“The Expat Women pitch competition was the first group activity I participated in when I moved to Silicon Valley for my first startup Court Buddy. I participated and won 2 pitch competitions and was welcomed with open arms to the community. The women really helped boost my confidence and helped me refine my pitch for when it was time to fundraise. My co-founder and I went on to raise $7M after that experience. The female investors and female founders became my tribe in a city I wasn’t familiar with.” 

– Kristina Jones, Founder & CEO of Guardianlane.com

“When I was brand new in Silicon Valley, The Expat Woman provided me WITH my first platform to pitch my company. The initial validation and the community there changed my life. Three years later, I was named AI entrepreneur of the year by Venture Beat and the biggest tech giants wanted to acquire my startup. It all started one evening with The Expat Women.”

– – Charu Sharma, Silicon Valley-based tech entrepreneur and startup investor.

SUPPORTING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS SINCE 2014

Over the years many of you have either attended or participated in our Female Founder Pitch Female Funder events or Startup and Investor panels, Demo Tables, and Startup Showcases in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Bangalore, and Toronto and online. We have hosted over 50 entrepreneur events with 400 plus women pitching their diverse businesses to women investors in our network since 2014. Some of the founders went on to participate and win other pitch events, raise funds, get traction and sales, pivot, or exit and sell their companies for a significant amount. We've excited to use all the insights and strategies we've gotten from hosting and working with entrepreneurs and investors and our network to launch our inaugural Start Yours BootCamp.

BOOTCAMP SPEAKERS AND MENTORS

Nyna Caputi, Founder and CEO of The Expat Woman

Nancy Hayes, Angel Investor at NKH Group

Yi Jean Chow, Investment Manager at innogy New Ventures

Sonya Pelia, Founding LP at How Women Invest

Trisha Bantingue, CEO & Co-founder at Queenly

Domitilla CaputoHead of SAP.iO Foundry San Francisco, SAP 

Apply to join our Start Yours Virtual Bootcamp

This bootcamp is open to women entrepreneurs across the globe. You can still be in the idea stage or at the early stage of your startup. The deadline for the early bird registration is August 15th.

Are you an investor, successful startup founder, influencer or thought leader? Interested in participating in this bootcamp as a partner, guest speaker or mentor? Please complete this brief application.

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