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Womena Is Now Accepting Early-Stage Female-Led Startups To Its Womentum Accelerator Programme

Final cohort will be announced on May 5th.

Staff Writer

Early-stage startups with at least one female co-founder can now apply to Womentum’s second cycle. Applications close on April 11th, the final cohort will be announced on May 5th and the programme launches on July 8thin Berlin and ends on October 12th in Dubai.

Womentum is the region’s first female-focused tech accelerator founded and directed under the umbrella of Womena. As part of the four-month Womentum Accelerator programme and tap into the global startup hubs of Berlin and Dubai, get access to world-class mentors, leverage womena’s media platform and get connected to our expansive network of investors.

During the two first weeks in Berlin, tech and innovation experts will be zeroing in on the foundations of each business, helping them with strategy, business and financial model as well as product development, branding, legal and metrics setting. Additionally, ecosystem events, and pitching opportunities will give the startups the chance to build their networks in Europe. 

In the Dubai bootcamp, the participants will be working on their growth, sales and marketing strategies. Together with partner VCs and investors, Womentum will coach the startups on refining their pitch and fielding investor questions so they know exactly what to expect. The programme will end with a demo day in Dubai exclusive to an audience of select investors.

“We tailor the mentors specifically to the types of companies and industries that we choose in the programme. But all of our mentors have previous entrepreneurship experience and accomplishments,” Accelerator Manager Christina Andreassen tells Startup Scene. “For example, Tamer Azer, Principal of Sawari Ventures will serve as an active mentor and coach throughout the program, as well as Sami Khoreibi, CEO and founder of Environmena and MIT’s Top 5 Arab Innovators. In addition, startups will have access to technical and business mentors from some of the world's largest consulting and tech firms - partnerships soon to be announced” Moreover, Womena will be investing in the top performing companies.

Application deadline is on April 11.

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