Participants in the second edition of the program aimed at helping female entrepreneurs scale their businesses will now be eligible for a total of $300,000 in funding – up from $200,000 last year.
Six-week program aims to arm women-led tech companies with fundamental business and investment skills and increase funding for female founders.
Backbone Angels is among the investors in T.O.-based firm's $1.7-million seed round.
Ottawa program's second edition will culminate in a pitchfest with a minimum of $100,000 in investment on the table from local women angel investors.
Eight entrepreneurs from the National Capital Region are among 10 female business founders taking part in the new program.