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  The Aurora Tech Award exists to shine a spotlight on some of the world’s best tech startups and companies founded and run by women. It also seeks to reward the best of them with significant sums of money, exposure to a much larger market (on a global scale), connections to a valuable worldwide network, and guidance from seasoned experts and professionals.
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The organizers of the Aurora Tech Award say that they intend for this program to help women find and run tech ventures to excel. At the moment, only a small fraction of the funding, technical support and exposure that’s accrued to tech startups have reached those run by women. The Aurora Tech Award wants to change this narrative.
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This program will benefit its participants in the following ways:
  • Monetary prizes will be doled out to the best startups, as follows:
*First Prize: $30,000 *Second Prize: $20,000 *Third Prize: $10,000
  • Connect with a global community of tech enterprises and be recognized in the startup world
  • Gain brand visibility through PR work done by organizers, and attract potential clients, partners, and investors
  • Be mentored by C-level executives and industry experts
  • Get feedback from Venture Capital experts that will help them improve their business

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In order to be eligible for the Aurora Tech Award, entrants must meet these criteria:
  • Must be a female founder and leader at a tech startup or company
  • Should have a viable business model, at least a potential for significant growth, and a product that has gained traction in its market
  • Should be able to demonstrate that they are making a positive impact in their target markets with the work they do
Entries will remain open until December 1, 2023. If you would like to enter for this award, you can do so HERE. Featured Image Source: Opportunity Desk
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This article was first published on 9th September 2023 and updated on September 11th, 2023 at 8:08 am


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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