Women in Business Challenge 2013: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Drive Growth

Participate in the 4th edition of the business plan competition for women entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

BiD Network, ING and ICCO are partnering to support aspiring women, in emerging markets, in starting and growing their business with the Women in Business Challenge 2013 competition. This is the fourth edition of the global business plan competition. Since 2009, the Women in Business Challenge has provided coaching, visibility and finance to 600 women heading businesses in emerging countries. 15 finalists have been supported, 4 of whom have been awarded as laureates. A business trip to the Netherlands, training, B2B & investor meetings, international exposure, these are just a few benefits of the Women In Business Challenge finalists.

Apply by April 30, 2013 >


 


 

The competition is open to women entrepreneurs of emerging countries who have created a business plan, which fulfills the eligibility and evaluation criteria. Since its creation in 2009, Women in Business has provided support, coaching, visibility and finance to over 600 women heading businesses in emerging countries. 15 finalists have been supported and coached, 4 of whom have been awarded as laureates.

* Receive feedback and support in writing your business plan
* Access our coaching program
* Win a business trip for training, b2b and investor meetings
* Get access to a network of more than 46,000 like-minded entrepreneurs, coaches and investors
* Win tailor made business coaching worth €5,000 from UnitedSucces

Before you submit your plan:

 

  • January 31: Deadline for the coaching program. Make sure your online business plan is at least 30% complete, ideally 50% to facilitate assessment and coach matching.
  • April 30: Deadline for full business plans. Your online plan must be 75% complete (or 30% complete + your own business plan attached in the Files tab) before April 30.

 

Need help when applying? Contact [email protected].

Mar 11