Applications are now open for the third annual Tory Burch Foundation Fellows Program.
The year-long Fellowship initiative invites women entrepreneurs to apply for the opportunity, which includes the chance to participate in a pitch competition for a $100,000 grant investment in their business. All Fellows receive a trip to Tory Burch headquarters in New York, access to networking and $10,000 for business education. Applications are available at through Nov. 9.
Tory Burch, founder of the Tory Burch Foundation, said, “We are excited to open applications for our annual Fellows Program. Our goal is to help women grow their businesses and get beyond the million-dollar threshold, because when women succeed their success impacts families and communities.”
Interestingly, only 2 percent of all women-owned businesses reach $1 million in annual revenues while businesses owned by men are 3.5 times more likely to reach that threshold mark. With the Fellows program, the Foundation’s goal is to change this equation by providing women entrepreneurs with the support they need to grow their businesses. The program has seen some tangible results. Two Fellows from the inaugural program have already surpassed $1 million in annual revenues.
“As a Tory Burch Fellow, through monthly coaching sessions and introductions to influential

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