Student Entrepreneur Program Applications Open Through February 23

Are you a female founder? Apply now to participate in the premier startup program fostering growth for the next generation of women-owned businesses.

SEP fosters the growth of the next generation of women-owned businesses with its annual program and pitch competition, which begins with the recruitment of the best and brightest of female entrepreneurship and culminates with an invigorating pitch competition at the WBENC National Conference and Business Fair. With over 200 alumnae from 100+ colleges and universities across the country, SEP is a premier start-up program and network of female founders focused on building the most innovative women-owned businesses of tomorrow.


Accepted students receive mentoring from some of the most successful Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) and America’s largest Fortune 500 companies while also participating in a tailored entrepreneurial curriculum, a pitch competition awarding $20,000 in seed capital, and experiential learning through off-site visits to WBEs, corporate campuses, and accelerators.

Applicants must be a founder and controlling shareholder of a company that has been operating for at least 3 months. Company does not have to be generating revenue.

SEP is FREE for students accepted (including travel, lodging, food, and conference registration), and will be held April – June 2020. (April and May are virtual with the on-site program held June 21 – 26, 2020 in Atlanta, GA)

Applications are due Sunday, February 23, 2020. Apply today!

When: June 21-26th, 2020

Where: Atlanta, Georgia during the 2020 National Conference & Business Fair.

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