She Loves Tech India 2021

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) is the nodal government organization for promoting the startups in the state of Kerala. KSUM plays a pivotal role in development, orchestrating every piece of a vibrant Startup ecosystem. The Ecosystem is prioritized in such a way that it caters technologies to create developmental interventions for the community. Creating a DIY culture at schools stimulates grass root level impact, which further on gets handheld by Mini FAB labs and IEDCs at colleges thereby resulting in having passion to create entrepreneurs and innovators who adapt with latest technologies and unicorns at home.

She Loves Tech 2021 Global Startup Competition is the world’s largest startup competition focused on women and technology. The She Loves Tech Competition is in over 40 countries this year - Australia - Bangladesh - Cambodia - Chile - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Greater China - Iceland - India - Indonesia - Israel - Italy - Kenya - Latvia - Lithuania - Malaysia - Mongolia - Nepal - Nigeria - Norway - Pakistan - Poland - Portugal - Philippines - Russia - Singapore - South Africa - Spain - Sri Lanka - Sweden - Thailand - USA - UAE - UK - Vietnam - Zimbabwe

Kerala Startup Mission will facilitate She Loves Tech India 2021 virtually in association with She Loves Tech. The competition is focused on women-led or women-impact businesses.
Registration for She Loves Tech 2021 Global Startup Competition will close on 15 August 2021.

National Grand Challenge



India Round 2021


Global Partner




Who can participate?


Seeking seed, angel or A round funding (under US$5M) with at least a minimum viable product that is past the conceptual stage.


Technology startup fulfilling ONE of the following gender lens:

  • Female founder
  • Majority female users
  • Majority female consumers
  • Technology impacting women positively

Competition snapshot

Mentorship Round

For Shortlisted Startups

26th Oct 2020
Investor Cafe

For Shortlisted Startups

28th Oct 2020
The National Grand Challenge

For Shortlisted Startups

31st OCt 2020

For National Winner

1st Week of November 2020
Global Finals & International Conference

For National Winner

1st Week of November 2020


Registration Opened

7th June 2021

Registration Closes

15th August 2021, 7pm

Application Screening

20th August 2021 - 25th August 2021

Publishing Shortlisted Startup list

28th August 2021


1st September 2021 - 3rd September 2021

The National Grand Challenge

She Loves Tech India 2021 - 8th September 2021

Global Bootcamp

October 2021

Global Finals

October - November 2021


Register Now

Do you have a startup with an MVP and have raised less than 5 million USD?
Do you have an early-stage startup with either a tech product largely impacting women, a female founder or both?
Do you want to take your startup to the next level?

If your answer is yes