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"Women entrepreneurs benefit immensely from TiE Boston's vast network and resources which foster innovative ideas and guide them through their journey, offering exposure to a global platform across industries, investors, partners, and clients. I'm excited and looking forward to furthering the impressive and awe-inspiring women talent within the New England area."

- Sunita Kanchinadam, 2024 Chair, Women's Pitch Competition

Managing Director, BNY Mellon


"TiE has always been about supporting rising entrepreneurs through mentoring, networking and funding. TiE Women’s Pitch Competition is a more focused effort to support budding women entrepreneurs through their journey and laying a foundation for their success. I'm really excited to Chair the Competition."

- Geetha Sreedhar, 2022 Chair, Women Pitch Competition

TiE Boston Board Member

Co-Founder, Tarmika


"Women play a pivotal role in the TiE Boston ecosystem. They comprise 50% of our Board and represent every aspect of the entrepreneurial ecosystem including entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, executives and service providers. Join us to take women-led entrepreneurship in Boston to the next level."

- Anu Chitrapu, TiE Boston Board Member

TiE Boston Women Pitch Competition 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • Female-founded or co-founded startups ONLY. (The opportunity to pitch will only be provided to the female founder/co-founder).

  • Female co-founder(s) must have majority/equal founder equity in the company.

  • Companies in business for less than seven years only at the time of application (Company registration after Jan 1, 2017)

  • Idea stage startups do not qualify for screening

TiE Boston Women Pitch Competition Application

  • 8 semi-finalists will receive access to mentors, and a free membership to all TiE Boston events for 1 year!

  • Prize money of $3500, $2000 and $1000 to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Boston winners - No Strings Attached!

  • First Place Winner will represent Boston at the TiE Women Global Pitch Competition and compete for equity-free money and prizes!

  • No fee for applying!

  • Deadline for applications: June 30, 2024.


  • Register for the local pitch competition by clicking on the APPLY button below

  • Choose 'Boston' as your Nearest TiE Chapter (Mentoring Chapter)

If you are interested in getting involved or have any questions, reach out to the TiE Boston office at


TiE Boston was founded as an organization "by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs."
We come together to give advice and time to support rising entrepreneurs’ personal and professional growth. Through mentoring, networking, funding and education, the TiE Boston empowers individuals to create economic growth and vibrant careers through building innovative businesses. 

The mission of TiE Women is to embrace, engage and empower women entrepreneurs across the globe – irrespective of their enterprise, origin, standing or background.


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