Here's a Pitch Competition in search of Women Entrepreneurs trying to solve World's Most Pressing Problems

Here's a Pitch Competition in search of Women Entrepreneurs trying to solve World's Most Pressing ProblemsWomen entrepreneurs are leading from the front. They are showing the way for social impact businesses, building companies and creating new markets that have a positive effect at a global level.

At a time like this, investors and companies are organizing women pitch sessions for budding female entrepreneurs to showcase their ideas.
One of them, Pitch with Purpose - a pitch competition for women entrepreneurs leading high-growth, scalable businesses supporting the resolution of the world's most pressing problems - is finally here.

It is the world's only purpose-based pitch competition for women-led businesses in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. If you are a female entrepreneur, you can't give this a miss.

Here’s how you can apply:

You can submit entries online here. Applications are open to any business with at least one female founder or female CEO, and in operation for at least 12 months.

Jugdement criterion

Companies will be judged on scalability, impact on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, innovation of product/service, strength of team and overall presentation.

What will you take away from here:
The three finalists of the competition will be invited to present a live pitch in front of an audience of successful founders, investors and media at Circular Board's flagship event, Circular Summit, to be held March 30-31, 2017, in Houston.

- The winning pitch will receive a comprehensive awards package designed to accelerate scalability and social impact: Cash prize on behalf of Johnson & Johnson and Guggenheim Partners; Technology offerings, courtesy of Dell; Admission into the Circular Board accelerator for women entrepreneurs; Mentorship, media feature(s) and an executive styling session.

- The two remaining finalists will each receive $2,500.

- Five semi-finalists will also win entry into Circular Summit with a VIP Experience to be attended by investors and featured speakers like Cherie Blair, Cherie Blair Foundation founder; Sheila Marcelo, founder and CEO, Jessica Herrin, Stella & Dot founder and CEO; Melanie Whelan, Soul Cycle founder and CEO, and other leading entrepreneurs.

FYI - The deadline to apply is Feb. 15, 2017, so what are you waiting for?!