Girls ages 8-18! Compete in’s Girlpreneur Competition with our expert judges!

Join us at the Girls Festival for the BizWorld Girlpreneur Competition for girls ages 8-18 on Sunday, October 1st, at the HIVE in Oakland, CA! 

Have a great business idea or already running a business? Come and compete in our Girlpreneur “shark tank” for money to invest in your business. The Grand Prize winner will also be awarded the role of BizWorld Student Ambassador for the 2017/2018 school year!  Up to 5 finalists will be selected to participate on stage at the competition, from 1-3pm.

Don’t miss this opportunity to encourage aspiring girl entrepreneurs you know! There are other exciting prizes and awards to win too!

Applications to be considered for the contest must be submitted by September 20th, 2017, so hurry to make the deadline and participate in this amazing opportunity!

Learn more about the Girls Festival

Apply for Girlpreneur Competition

Girlpreneur Competition Rules and FAQs

If your business or idea is picked, you can pitch to our expert judges and possibly win the Grand Prize! 

Join us at the booth in “Makers Space” section of the exhibits.

There will be lots of fun activities before, during and after the Competition!

Sue Siegel is the CEO of GE Ventures, GE’s growth and innovation business. GE Ventures partners with startups to accelerate growth and commercialize innovative ideas. Sue also leads Healthymagination, GE’s innovation catalyst for addressing healthcare’s major global challenges.

Sue has 30+ years of combined experience in the corporate world and in venture capital. She has served on many corporate boards, public and private, along with non-profit boards including National Venture Capital Association, Stanford Hospital Board’s IT Council, University of California’s Innovation Council, and Harvard Partners’ Innovation Advisory Board. Most recently Sue served on President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative as a member of the Working Group. She was recognized as one of “The 100 Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley”.

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