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Black Women Entrepreneurs should apply for the Riseup Pitch Grants

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What is Rise Up?

Rise Up is an opportunity for Black women entrepreneurs, at any stage of business, to shine and pitch for the chance to win thousands of dollars in financial awards and resources.

This program has been designed to help Black women entrepreneurs develop key skills, build their networks, and receive the support they need to succeed.

Application deadline: January 15th January 2021

What is Rise Up?

Rise Up is an opportunity for Black women entrepreneurs, at any stage of business, to shine and pitch for the chance to win thousands of dollars in financial awards and resources.

This program has been designed to help Black women entrepreneurs develop key skills, build their networks, and receive the support they need to succeed. Application deadline: January 15th 2021

Eligibility

In order to apply for the Rise Up Pitch Competition, applicants must meet the general eligibility criteria.

  • The Applicant must be:
  • A legal resident of Canada;
  • A self-identified woman
  • African, Caribbean or Black woman entrepreneur;
  • 18 years or older at the time of application;
  • Must be a for profit business
  • A founder and majority shareholder of a business registered and operating in Canada;
  • The applicant may only apply for a single category, however, the Organizers reserve the right to reassign applications to different categories and to decline to offer a prize in a category if they decide that the applicant pool is insufficient;
  • The applicant understands that funding is taxable;
  • Applicant must hold the most senior executive title and/or be the chief decision maker.
  • Applicant must be the founder of the business and/or have had a significant impact on the company if acquired.
  • The applicant must be available to participate in the Business Workshops on 21/22 January 2021, 1:1 Pitch Coaching and the Live Pitch Session on 26 February 2021
  • Pitch Coaches, Judges are not eligible to apply
  • More details on: www.Riseuppitch.ca

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