Empowherment Pitch

Elyse Stoltz Dickerson, CEO of Eosera, Inc., got her start by winning a pitch competition which helped propel her business forward in the early days. Now, Eosera wants to pay it forward and give another female-led, Texas-based, smart, young company the same opportunity. With the help of our incredible partners, we are offering $10,000 to one lucky winner at the pitch event in November.

Good luck!

Schedule of Events

July 7 - Applications Live

September 16 - Application Closes


October 14th - Finalists Announced

November 17th - EmpowHERment Event

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the EmpoweHERment Pitch Competition?

The EmpowHERment Pitch Competition is for Texas-based, female founders to win seed money for their company. The applicants must be physically located in the state of Texas. There will be 3 finalists that will give an 8-minute pitch with 2 minutes of Q&A to a panel of judges in front of a live audience. One winner will take home the $10K prize!

Who is eligible to apply?

Any Texas-based, female-led entrepreneur with a founded, registered entity that is 3 years or less old may apply. See rules and regulations for details.

I do not own 51% of my business. Can I still apply?

Yes. If you are a Texas-based, female entrepreneur and are the largest shareholder, you may apply.

I don’t have a business yet; can I still apply?

No. You must have a registered business that is 3 years old or less.

Can a non-profit apply?

No, a non-profit may not apply.

Do I have to be located in the state of Texas to apply?

Yes, you must be located in the state of Texas to apply.

How much is the award?

The winner will receive $10K. There will only be one winner.

How many finalists will there be?

There will be 3 finalists that will pitch in front of the judges and a live audience.

How long is the pitch?

The pitch is 8 minutes long with 2 minutes of Q&A.

When does the application close?

The application closes September 16th, 2022.

When will the finalists be announced?

Finalists will be announced on October 14th, 2022.

I have an issue not answered in the FAQ. Who can I contact?

For additional inquiries, you may contact pitch@eosera.com.

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