November 23, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer by Diane Mastrull
In Greek mythology, she is the goddess of war and wisdom. In Philadelphia’s University City, Athena is a more earthly vessel, taking shape to make warriors of female entrepreneurs.
DreamIt Athena is a rare business accelerator, exclusively for companies with at least one female founder.
Announced this month and accepting applications until Dec. 8 at https://app.wizehive.com/appform/login/2015philly, the program to help women turn their ideas into fundable businesses with growth potential will launch in February with its first cycle of participants, a minimum of four companies. A second cycle is planned for spring 2016.
To qualify, applicants must have technology-based products or services with large market opportunity…