Palestinian Women Challenge 2013

Apply for the online business plan competition (BPC) before June 20, 2013 and get the chance to win seed money, an exchange visit to Jordan, and professional coaching & consultancy.

Business Women Forum (BWF) in cooperation with BiD Network, and Spark are pleased to announce the launch of the third Online Business Plan Competition 2013 for Palestinian women entrepreneurs. The competition aims to encourage women entrepreneurs to start & develop their own businesses through training, coaching, as well as opening doors for networking and outreaching.

Who can apply?

  • Palestinian female entrepreneurs.
  • Owners of a business idea, start up or existing business with a finance need between US$10,000 and US$5,000,000 over the next 5 years.
  • Profitable businesses with sales growth.
  • Innovative ideas are preferred.
  • Entrepreneurs with ability to write in English language. Only English business plan submissions can be considered.
  • Never participated, and won a business plan competition.


Why join this competition?

  • Use an online platform to submit your business plan, where you will receive online coaching, as well as visibility of your business idea to international investors.
  • Receive training and coaching on how to develop your business plan.
  • Opportunity to win:
  1.  A business trip to Jordan where they will have the chance to present their business idea in front of local and international investors.
  2. Professional consultancy, and coaching.
  3. Seed money to help initiate/develop the businesses.


  • Access to other international competitions such as ICT Challenge, and Women in Business Challenge.
  • Support from BWF by its Business Development Center to develop and start your business through:
  1. Matchmaking with international investors & coaches.
  2. Networking and exchanging experiences.
  3. Consultancy services for your business.



How to apply online?

  1. Go to
  2. Create a member profile
  3. 3.      Choose Palestinian Women Challenge 2013
  4. Click the button at the end of the page “Create your business plan”
  5. Deadline for the first version of the business plan is June 20, 2013.
  6. Deadline for submitting the final business plans is July 30, 2013



For more information about the Online BPC 2013, please contact BWF team by Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , visit our Website:, or Facebook page





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