This Fall, we’re accepting applicants to participate in a new initiative in partnership with our friends at Lyft. In December, we’ll be hosting our annual end of year celebration with our key Vinetta champions and stakeholders and we want to offer 3 female founders the opportunity not only to attend the event, but also give them the chance to ride to the event with an active DC investor.


  • November 11th - Applications Due

  • November 18th - Application Review Period Ends

  • November 19th - Founders notified

  • Mid-November - Investors selected

  • December 13th - Final 2018 Event


  • Female founders must be building a venture-backable company that is launched or in active Beta

  • Company must be located in the DC Metro area and available for the December 13th event

  • Founders must apply via the online portal


    • Follow @vinettaproject and @lyft on Instagram and twitter

    • Post at least one Tweet “ “I want to #launchinalyft with @vinettaproject #capital to conquer”


    • 30-minute, one-on-one pitch session with an active investor

    • Participation in Vinetta’s annual end of year event

    • Access to attendees of the event, including investors, founders, corporate partners and other Vinetta champions

    • Video content of your pitch and the event

    • Promotion for you and your company via Vinetta’s social media channels before, during and after the pitch and event