Tom York on Business: Women’s Venture Summit Invests in Women-Led Startups

A networking panel during the Women’s Venture Summit 2020. Courtesy of the organizers

the annual Women’s Risk Summit, a nationwide effort focused on helping women-led startups, will take place Sept. 17-18 with seven finalists competing for a $ 10,000 investment plus $ 35,000 in business services.

Pree Walia by Preemadonna, the creator ofF Nailbot, a smart home manicurist in San Diego, is one of seven finalists competing in this national competition.

UC San Diego Extension, UC San Diego Rady School of Management, and UC San Diego Office of Innovation and Marketing are among the sponsors of this national fast pitch competition.

According to a spokeswoman, Stella Labs, Angels Stella and Ad Astra VenturesCo-hosts of the event intentionally included overlooked regions like the Midwest, which received a very low amount of funding in 2020.

The virtual event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. September 17-18 with an in-person viewing option taking place at The Well – Community for women in the table.

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