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1871's 12-week experience for women-identifying tech founders that provides unique community, programming, and resources. Join C17 starting April 2024!

Woman Tech Founder on computer
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Program details

Our WMNtech Founders affinity program unlocks a new world of opportunities for founders through peer-learning, dedicated one-on-one mentoring, and exclusive programming. 

• For women-identifying tech founders

• Runs every spring and fall

• Time committed – Tuesday, 3 – 5 PM CST for 12 weeks

• 100% virtual

Program gains

Activate a safe space with other women-identifying startup founders

Build confidence as a startup founder and provide action steps fit for your unique set of challenges

Immerse in tailored leadership development education specific to women-identifying startup founders

Engage in peer-to-peer discussions and camaraderie with founders that have similar experiences

Program breakdown

Open to all women-identifying tech founders at any stage of their business development, WMNtech Founders is comprised of four parts:


Private, not-to-be-recorded sessions where we walk through different frameworks of discussions to share, relate, uplift, and more. 

EIR office hours

Dedicated Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) to discuss anything related to a member’s business, reserved through our member portal.


Panels of experts led by a moderator with Q&A from cohort.


Part lecture part peer-to-peer guided discussions of important topics such as: Owning the Room and Playing to Your Strengths, Tackling Tough Conversations, Confronting Imposter Syndrome. These decks will be recorded and provided to you post-workship.

Opportunity to pitch

Increase your odds of entering our women-identifying pitch competition. Cash prize for the winner and opportunity for VC equity for the top 5 finalists.


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