TIE Women was created to remove barriers to access and funding for female entrepreneurs and provide a global platform for women-owned startups. As a chapter, we actively seek opportunities to elevate and empower female voices, support women-owned businesses, and ensure female representation.
Our annual competition provides mentorship, networking and funding to female entrepreneurs in Tampa Bay. The top 3 winners from Tampa Bay are invited to pitch against TIE Women winners from around the world for a chance to win $100,000 in equity-free prize money.
Kimba is a best-selling author, national speaker, and the CEO and Co-founder of Kushae, an award-winning natural feminine health and hygiene line. Kimba has won 15+ pitch competitions, raising over $1.3M in funding.
Arina is the Co-founder and COO of CashQ, a cross-border payment system that provides instant money transfers from US bank accounts to international cards via messenger.
Emilia is the Founder and CEO of SEED Classroom, automated hall pass & attendance technology that increases efficiency for teachers and administration while providing actionable, real-time data.
Steph is the Founder and CEO of Actuology, an insurtech platform and ecosystem where users can discover business insurance, select insurance, and analyze their insurance risk.