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This Grant Could Change The Game For Women Entrepreneurs In The Food & Beverage Industry

On Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, meet the winner of Stacy's Rise Challenge.


As of 2018, female founders in the U.S. received only 2.8% of venture capitalist funding — despite owning 38% of the businesses. R29xStacys ad

On Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, meet the winner of Stacy's Rise Challenge.

— a program from Stacy's Pita Chips that provides grants and mentorship to female entrepreneurs in the food and drink space.

Selected from more than 400 other female entrepreneurs who submitted their business proposals, Hong won a $100,000 grand prize, after participating in a three-month-long executive mentorship program with the competition's other four finalists (each of whom received $20,000).

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