Are you a woman with an entrepreneurial flare? Then here’s a chance for you to be recognized for all your work. The Cartier Women’s Initiative is making a call for application. The Cartier Awards is a business plan competition for start-ups led by women organized by Cartier in partnership with McKinsey, INSEAD business school and the Women’s Forum. It aims at supporting creative, financially sustainable and responsible women-led start-ups, in all countries and industries.
The Award is given annually to six laureates who receive a year of coaching, US$20,000 in funding, valuable networking opportunities as well as media exposure.
To apply for the 2014 edition, fill out the application form on www.cartierwomensinitiative.com. Remember that all applications must be submitted online in English. Application deadline: February 28, 2014 at 10am Paris time (CET).
Eighteen finalists representing the best projects worldwide will be selected in the first phase of the contest. They will receive coaching and media exposure and will be invited to France for the Finale week which includes a presentation in front of the international Jury, entrepreneurship workshops and the Global Meeting of the Women’s Forum.
Watch a clip from the 2013 awards ceremony here:
Hurry and send in your business plans. You can do it!