Les Margaret 2024 Awards for Women entrepreneurs (Funding & Scholarships Available)

Les Margaret 2024 Awards for Women entrepreneurs (Funding & Scholarships Available)

Les Margaret 2024 Awards for Women entrepreneurs (Funding & Scholarships Available)

Les Margaret Awards reward every year European, African and Canadian women entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, whose projects and innovation meet the major challenges of our society.

The award is named after Margaret Hamilton, director of the software engineering division that developed the embedded software for NASA’s Apollo space program. It is thanks to Margaret Hamilton’s contribution that man first walked on the Moon.

Through les Margaret Awards, JFD supports the growth and international influence of startups and initiatives led by European, African and Canadian women.

Benefit

Les Margaret Entrepreneurs Win:

  • Media exposure worth 1 million euros.
  • Mentoring & coaching personal and developmental support sessions by our partners.
  • Digital equipment: tablets, smartwatches…
  • Public speaking opportunities in Europe and Africa.
  • A premium one-year membership to the JFD network.
  • Funding opportunities through contacts with JFD partners funds and investors

Les Margaret Intrapreneurs Win:

  • Media exposure worth 1 million euros.
  • Mentoring & coaching personal and developmental support sessions by JFD and its partners.
  • Digital equipment: tablets, smartwatches…
  • Public speaking opportunities in Europe and Africa.
  • A premium one-year membership to the JFD network.
  • Funding opportunities through contacts with JFD partners funds and investors

Les Margaret Junior Win:

  • Media exposure worth 1 million euros.
  • Mentoring & coaching personal and developmental support sessions by JFD and its partners.
  • Training and workshops provided by JFD partners
  • A 1,000 Euros scholarship
  • A premium one-year membership to the JFD network.

Eligibility

  • You are a female founder or co-founder of a tech startup for the “Entrepreneur” category.
  • You have developed an innovative project in agreement with your employer while remaining an employee for the “Intrapreneur” category.
  • You are a young woman under 18 with a project that highlights your creative, innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, for the “Junior” category.
  • You are a citizen of a European, African country, or from Canada, your project is innovative and respond to societal issues.

Timeline:

The call for applications will close on 8 January 2024. The finalists of les Margaret Awards 2024 will be pre-selected by JFD, then presented on 8 February 2024 to a jury of experts who will choose 10 winners:

  • Entrepreneurs              Europe – Africa – Canada
  • Intrapreneurs               Europe – Africa – Canada
  • Juniors                                     Europe – Africa – Canada

The Margaret Awards ceremony will take place on 17 April 2024.

Application Deadline: 8 January 2024

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