InnovateHER: 5 Things to Know

1. InnovateHER is a national pitch competition for businesses and organizations working to empower/better/enhance the lives of women.

2. Small competitions are taking place all over the country. The top 10 will get to pitch to a panel in Washington D.C. for a chance to win up to $70K.

3. Cedar Rapids' NewBoCo has organized the applications for the State of Iowa, making it easy to enter and pitch ideas in front of many audiences and panels. Contestants fill out ONE application and select locations. Apply Here! 

4.  Brought to you by Ignite Quad Cities, COWORKQC is the host location for the Eastern Iowa competition. The competition is Tuesday, April 25 at 6:00PM. 

5.   The competition is FREE and open to the public!  All are welcome to see what innovators of Iowa are up to!

Still have questions? Learn more about InnovateHER HERE.

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