Doyenne Group 5x5x5
5 Women-led businesses, 5 minutes to pitch and one receives a $5,000 grant
Doyenne Group’s signature pitch event!
Each year Doyenne Group opens the application for Women-led Businesses based in Wisconsin, in all industries, to apply to pitch their business during Madison’s Forward Festival, for a chance to be awarded a $5,000 Seed Grant. Businesses can be all levels of startup phase.
Past 5x5x5 Events:
Timeline for Applicants
- Applications taken from Sunday, May 1st – Saturday, June 4
- Presenters publicly announced on Monday, June 20th, 2016.
- Presenters must attend two informational pitch sessions
Wednesday, July 27 and Wednesday, August 17 5:30-8 PM
Requirements of Applicants:
- Wisconsin Registered Venture
- Majority of shares are owned by a woman or women co-founder(s)
- Venture is scalable to a regional, national or international market (do not need to be at this stage to submit, but be able to show scalability plan)
- Must have evidence showing how the $5,000 will benefit venture
- Venture shows innovation within its industry