Propelling Female Founders from Seed to Series A

A female-led collective that supports female founders through a service-for-equity model.

Applications due Feb 2, 2018

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What We Do at The Big Push

What We Do

We Provide Hands-On Services, Support and Resources for Female Founders

Through our collective of female senior executives with expertise across key practice areas spanning, finance, design, marketing, sales, public relations and data research, we work to design and execute a 4-6 month project plan that addresses the business needs and challenges of your startup positioning you for revenue acceleration, customer growth and capital funding.

The Big Push - Service for Equity Model

What We Do

We Offer a Service-for-Equity Model

Our unique approach to working with startups and early stage businesses is to align ourselves with the goals and results of the business by focusing primarily on equity based compensation and success driven, commission-based services.

What We Do

We Provide Select Opportunities for Investment and Follow-on Funding

We invest a minimum of $10K in select companies and provide follow-on support and funding where needed.

What We Do at The Big Push

What We Do

We Provide Hands-On Services, Support and Resources for Female Founders

Through our collective of female senior executives with expertise across key practice areas spanning, finance, design, marketing, sales, public relations and data research, we work to design and execute a 4-6 month project plan that addresses the business needs and challenges of your startup positioning you for revenue acceleration, customer growth and capital funding.

The Big Push - Service for Equity Model

What We Do

We Offer a Service-for-Equity Model

Our unique approach to working with startups and early stage businesses is to align ourselves with the goals and results of the business by focusing primarily on equity based compensation and success driven, commission-based services.

What We Do

We Provide Select Opportunities for Investment and Follow-on Funding

We invest a minimum of $10K in select companies and provide follow-on support and funding where needed.

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Meet The Founding Team

Sharon Zohar

Founder/CEO

Valerie Fox

Chief Innovation Consultant

Annie Theriault

Director and Chair of Investment Services

Jodi Echakowitz

Founding Member
Public Relations

Stephanie Fontaine

Founding Member
Business Development

Samiksha Khanna

Founding Member
Operations

Eden Spodek

Founding Member
Digital Marketing & Comm

Caroline Rouben

Founding Member
Brand Promotions

Lisa Sorge

Founding Member
Strategic Marketing

Karen Budahazy

Founding Member
Finance & Sales

Jamie Hoobanoff

Founding Member
HR/Recruitment

Kirstine Stewart

Board Advisor

Angus Frame

Board Advisor

THE PROGRAM

THE BIG PUSH

The Big Push is a 4-6 month equity-for-service program that identifies the business challenges of your startup and puts together an in-depth project roadmap and scheduling of talent to help execute on your goals.

FOLLOW-ON SUPPORT

We provide follow-on support in the form of HR talent sourcing, fund-raising, health and wellness facilitation, legal, pitch refinement, advisor and board recommendations.

SERIES A

We get you Series A ready by working to ensure you achieve the metrics, progress and traction needed and help you leverage our network when the time is ripe.

WHAT DO YOU GET?

HANDS-ON SUPPORT

Unlike other accelerators, we don’t just mentor you, we work side-by-side to help you get the job done and achieve your goals.

SHIFT IN FOCUS

We let you focus on your core business and take a break from the hours it takes to  fundraise and scout for new talent.

DIVERSE TALENT POOL

Our top tier female professionals cover the end-to-end needs of a startup – from legal to design, fundraising to marketing, sales to data science.

LARGE NETWORK

With over 15+ years in their chosen fields, our team of professionals have a wide network of contacts and can make the proper introductions when the time is right.

EQUITY FOR SERVICE

We know how taxing it is to outlay cash for resources at this stage. That’s why we align ourselves with the goals and results of your startup by focusing primarily on equity based compensation.

FEMALE DRIVEN

As women we have a unique perspective and life experience that we bring to projects and businesses. We also understand the challenges women founders experience navigating the male-dominated startup ecosystem.

APPLY

NEXT DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2018

Apply here if you meet the following criteria:

  • Female-founded or co-founded
  • Technology driven or enabled solution
  • Product currently in the market
  • Revenues of 10K or greater
  • Incorporated

PROCESS

The Big Push Follow Up Phone CallWe follow up with a 20 minute call to determine fit.
The Big Push Founders ForumsWe invite select startups to our Founder Forum. Founder Forums are intimate, informal gatherings where founders and our team of experts discuss a startups business needs and challenges in order to determine how we can help. Decisions whether to on-board startup into the program are determined at the Founder Forum Gatherings.

Founder Forums take place 3 times a year:

Our next Founder Forum will take place the weekend of Feb 10-11.

Apply here to be part of our network of experts.

CONTACT US

We’re looking for extraordinary women to join our accelerator and help us reshape the startup landscape.

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