Deadline: 18 January 2017
Are you a budding entrepreneur passionate about launching enterprise that is driven to empower women and provide employment opportunities? Are you in the ideation/early stages of a social venture, or are launching a new subsidiary or offshoot of an existing social enterprise? Are you in need of mentorship in addition to capital is crucial for the success of young businesses? If answer to all these questions is yes, then apply for Shiffon Startup competition.
To overcome the challenges women face, Shiffon has launched a startup competition where 5 entrepreneurs will be given the opportunity to kickstart initiatives in their respective countries. The competition is open to budding entrepreneurs passionate about launching enterprises that are driven to empower women and provide employment opportunities.
Economic growth is inextricably linked to women’s participation in the workforce. In many corners of the globe, women have limited access to opportunities and financial resources to build a life of their own; Shiffon, a luxury jewelry design enterprise, combines business and social purpose to break this cycle and empower women and girls globally.
Shiffon was launched by two Harvard University students determined to foster a world where women and girls from around the world are empowered to pursue boundless opportunities.
Shiffon is offering five $5,000 prizes and mentorship from leading fashion and tech companies and consultancies to successful applicants
- Applications are open to those who are in the ideation/early stages of a social venture, or are launching a new subsidiary or offshoot of an existing social enterprise.
- Submissions are not only limited to women; men with initiatives whose purpose is to support women’s empowerment are welcome to apply.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply via given website.
For more information, please visit Shiffon Startup Competition.