Focus on women 2: Women in Computing conference comes to Bangalore in November

Bangalore,  23 September 25, 2014: The 4th edition of  the Women Entrepreneur Quest (WEQ) 2014, which will be held during the 5th annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing India (GHCI) conference in Bangalore between November 19 and 21.

The annual conference,  is presented jointly  by the Anita Borg Institute, a non-profit organization focused on advancing  women in  computing and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM-India).

WEQ is a contest designed to promote and showcase early-stage ventures with a technology component, founded or led by women entrepreneurs in all technologies. It focuses on talented women technologists in the founding or leadership team of early stage start-ups who have applied technology in innovative ways to solve meaningful business problems.

The winner of the WEQ 2014 contest will be awarded a  cash prize of Rs  5,00,000, co-sponsored by Intuit. There are a host of other special awards for the top six finalists such as mentoring opportunities with some of the best –known entrepreneurs and VCs in the industry, free legal counseling for your business and much more.

Last year, more than 140 women entrepreneurs from all over India had applied for the WEQ 2013. Mausmi Ambastha from Intellocut was the winner for WEQ 2013

Registration for the WEQ 2014 contest is open now till  November 2 . Register here.