Application Deadline: November 15th 2018 by 11:59pm EST.

IncubateHER is a free, competitive year-long business incubation program for early-stage women entrepreneurs with product and service-based businesses (2-5 years in business). The 2019 IncubateHER cohort will include 10 women who are focused on growing their businesses and becoming strong business leaders.

IncubateHER participants will receive:
- $1,500 at successful program completion to grow their businesses
- Industry-specific mentors
- Education & training through Chatham's Women’s Business Center
- Monthly growth-focused business curriculum
- Peer-to-peer mentoring through cohort meet-ups
- One year membership to the Center for immersive networking opportunities and access to the Center’s Prototyping & Design Lab.

Selected finalists will be invited to interview to share more about their business and clarify questions about their application. The interview process will assess fit and consider the applicant's business goals and needs and their commitment level. 

We look forward to reviewing your applications! IncubateHER will begin in January 2019 and end in December 2019. At the conclusion of the program, participants will showcase their businesses and accomplishments to the greater Pittsburgh community consisting of entrepreneurs, investors and foundations. 

Tell us about yourself:

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* 1. Tell us about yourself:

Please upload a CV, bio, or resume.

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* 2. Please upload a CV, bio, or resume.

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Tell us about your company:

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* 3. Tell us about your company:

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* 4. Tell us about your team:

Tell us about your business:

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* 5. Tell us about your business:

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Why are you interested in the IncubateHER program? What do you hope to accomplish?

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* 7. Why are you interested in the IncubateHER program? What do you hope to accomplish?

The IncubateHER program requires a 4 hour commitment per month (2 hr cohort meet-up, 1 hr office hour, 1 hr mentor meeting) plus a commitment to make progress against individual business goals outlined at the start of the program. Are you willing and able to make this commitment?

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* 8. The IncubateHER program requires a 4 hour commitment per month (2 hr cohort meet-up, 1 hr office hour, 1 hr mentor meeting) plus a commitment to make progress against individual business goals outlined at the start of the program. Are you willing and able to make this commitment?

Please select THREE main areas in which you feel your business needs the most assistance.

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* 9. Please select THREE main areas in which you feel your business needs the most assistance.

The Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University understands that any information you disclose in this form is both confidential and proprietary and will only be used for evaluating your entry into the IncubateHER Program.

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