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We're cheerleading and coaching throughout the year through our events. Get on our list to learn more. 

 

©2019 Women Founders Network

By joining us at our panels, workshops and our annual Fast Pitch event, you'll be directly supporting women in business.

 

2020 EVENTS

More details and ticket availability coming soon!

FEBRUARY TBD

Female Founders Forum

Location: TBD

By invitation -- WFN Supporting Members and invited investors meet with selected past Fast Pitch finalists

MARCH 31, 6:00-8:00 PM

Igniting the Power of Entrepreneurship: Access to Capital

Location: CNSI at UCLA, Los Angeles

Expert panel on creating greater equity by increasing access to capital for underrepresented entrepreneurs and fund managers

APRIL 1

Fast Pitch Application Opening Day

Application link will be posted on this website beginning April 1st

APRIL 29, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Day of Education for Startups

Location: CNSI at UCLA

Full day of important info relevant to startups, from pitch decks to financial forecasts to tax and legal issues you need to know about! Breakfast and Lunch included.

MAY 31

Fast Pitch Application Deadline

Deadline to apply for the WFN 2020 Fast Pitch (Midnight Eastern Time)

JUNE 3, 12:00-6:00 PM

WFN Community Event: A Day of Connecting

Location: TBD

We kick off the day with lunch and two panels focusing on female founders and building your "soft" skills, followed by Round Table breakout sessions to create new connections and discuss challenges and solutions. We end the day with networking over cocktails & appetizers.

JULY 28, 6:00-8:30 PM

Springboard Enterprises Dolphin Tank® with WFN

Location: TBD

Springboard Enterprises Dolphin Tank® programs are “helpful feedback-driven” pitch sessions for entrepreneurs to receive constructive insights from an expert panel. This event features WFN 2020 Fast Pitch finalists pitching for the panel -- hear expert advice you can apply to your own pitch!

SEPTEMBER 22, 6:00-8:30 PM

Private Investor Event

Location: Cross Campus Santa Monica

By invitation only -- Investors, Fast Pitch judges, and WFN board members and selected sponsors meet with the WFN 2020 Fast Pitch finalists

SEPTEMBER 24, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

TechDay LA

Location: The REEF, Los Angeles

Stop by and visit Women Founders Network at our booth!

OCTOBER 27, 5:30-9:00 PM

8th Annual WFN Fast Pitch Event

Location: Covel Commons at UCLA, Los Angeles

The grand finale! Join us to see our Top 10 finalists pitch live to compete for over $50,000 in cash prizes and over $100,000 in professional services. Over 300 attendees including entrepreneurs, business professionals, and investors. An inspiring evening featuring rising stars in the startup community!

 

2019 PAST EVENTS

FEBRUARY 2019

A private event for investors to meet our Top 3 from last year's Women Founders Network Fast Pitch competition and hear what's up for the upcoming year.

Female Founders Forum

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MARCH 26, 2019

Mingle with like-minded women entrepreneurs and learn how and why to apply for our Fast Pitch Competition

Kick-off & Panel: Road to Funding

MAY 8, 2019

Startups: Pitching, Fund Raising & Survival

FEMALE FOUNDERS WORKSHOP

Get tools and tips in our full-day workshop for early-stage startups around legal, IP, and finance.

JULY 23, 2019

Springboard Enterprises Dolphin Tank® with WFN

Friendly feedback pitch sessions for WFN Fast Pitch finalists from an expert panel with audience interaction.

Event sponsored by:

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SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

Private VIP Event

Invitation-only private event

OCTOBER 30, 2019

Fast Pitch Event

The Grand Finale

Thanks to all who attended, what a great evening!

Check out the event photos below!

2019 FAST PITCH EVENT

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“I loved the program! Great job putting a variety of topics together, so we can all get the broad picture of structuring and succeeding at our own startups ” 

—  WFN Workshop Attendee

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