Applications are open for the next private pitch
What we're looking for
proof of concept
What we expect
Having a solid startup is just one thing. What will speed up your she1K journey is a compelling video pitch and pitch deck that will get you closer to our network of corporate executive women, angel investors, and partners.
Make sure to include all the details about your startup. It will help our members understand your business better.
Your video pitch should be a quick recap of your startup which includes, the problem that your solving, your solution, target market, and your unique selling proposition. Make sure it’s not more than 5 mins.
On top of that, we also want to know the people behind your startup. Why do you think you and your team are the best people to solve it? Share to us your track record or relevant strategic advisors or other investors.
Here’s a sample video pitch from our previous cohort that we like.
she1K as an entity will take a 1% sweat equity for every startup that we invest in. It will be invested back to the pool for future startups.
she1K may offer its corporate women executive members to join the startup’s board. In addition, a board seat is requested.*
Every investment cycle, she1K can accommodate 6-8 startups for each private pitch.
We review pitch submissions on a rolling basis. Startups who qualify for the next private pitch will receive a notification via email.
* Having a she1K member on board provides diversity in representation but more importantly in the value of business strategy, company profile and more. The board seat member is subject to availability and interview with startups and fit of chemistry and expertise.
90% of startups fail
Why? Most startups lack good business domain mentorship in marketing, finance, and operations and industry-specific insights and championship. These, on top of other key reasons, bring a startup to failure.
she1K network is created to close this gap. The she1K network is not only here to help you raise funds, but champion your growth.
Our network of experienced senior executives comes from different industries and functional areas of excellence. They offer value that is unparalleled by other networks.
Apply by submitting a video pitch today.*
*Submitted video pitches will be evaluated by our council and network members. Only qualified ones will be posted on our startups page.
Are you ready?
Applications are on a rolling basis. Accepted video pitches will be featured on our portfolio page.
Startups that are not accepted will receive an email notification.