"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 President

TiE Boston Women Pitch Competition 

Are you a female founder/co-founder?


Do you have a startup that is less than 7 years old with a commercially available product/service?


Are you based in the New England Area?

If you answered YES, apply now for the TiE Boston Competition!


  • 8 semi-finalists will receive free membership to TiE Boston events for 1 year!

  • Prize money of $5K, $3K and $1K to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners!

  • First Place Winner will represent Boston at the TiE Women Global Pitch Competition at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai and compete for $100K of equity-free money! Airfare and hotel fully paid for the Boston Finalist from the community at TiE Boston!


No Fee to Apply. Open to All Sectors. Equity Free. 

If selected, applicants are expected to pitch in-person (Boston/Cambridge) on September 15th to a panel of judges. The 1st Place Boston Winner should plan to fly to Dubai to compete at the TiE Women Global Competition. Her travel and hotel will be covered. To compete in Dubai, the Boston Finalist will need to be a current member in good standing or join prior to competing on October 17th. 

Key Dates

JULY 14 - Applications Open

JULY 14 - Applications Open

AUG 20 - Applications Close

AUG 21 - 28 - Review Committee Reads Applications

AUG 29 - Regional Finalists Notified

SEPT 15 - TiE Boston Pitch Local Competition & 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Winners Announced!


OCT 15 - 16 - Boston 1st Place Winner Travels to Dubai

(Hotel and Airfare Covered)

OCT 17 - 20 - TiE Global Women Final Pitch Competition at GITEX

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.