The process was designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. The criteria is simple. You do not need to be an Activator to apply to be a Venture, and we are agnostic about age or sector or structure.
Company must be working on creating a better world through their business model and/or product and service as defined by the UN Sustainability Goals.
Majority owned (51%+) by cis* or trans woman, non-binary, gender-fluid or gender nonconforming people.
Majority led by a cis* or trans woman, non-binary, gender-fluid or gender non-conforming person. For SheEO, “led by” refers to the senior leadership role of CEO/ President.
You have generated between $50K – $2M in Australia, New Zealand, Canada or the USA, or £40K – £2M in the United Kingdom, in recurring revenue, from customers, in the last 12 months. If you are a not-for-profit or charity that generates revenue and can pay back a loan over 5 years, then you can apply.
Your Venture is registered as a legal entity in the region for which you are applying and has export potential.