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Women Startup Challenge to Fund Women-Led VR, AR, and AI Startups

Being a women in tech is notoriously difficult. With most major tech companies employing less than 20 percent of women, the gender gap is starting to become a problem in an industry designed to be progressive and forward thinking. Fortunately, there’s a wide range of people and organizations committed to making tech a more inclusive place. More specifically, Women Who Tech and Craig Newmark of craigslist and Craig Newmark Foundation are changing the world for women in the virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality sectors.

They have just announced the fourth Women Startup Challenge pitch competition a nationwide contest that will focus on showcasing and funding women-led startups working in the areas of VR, AR, and AI. The competition will award $50,000 as a cash grant among other startup friendly services to the winner.

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