Female Founders in Tech Winners Announced!

Quesnay Inc. is proud to announce the winners of the Female Founders in Tech competition! After an almost three-month process, Goalsetter took first place.

"It's an honor to win. It's more than just money, it's the business development, contacts and partnership from this community that are priceless,”

-Tanya Van Court, Founder and CEO of Goalsetter

Goalsetter was followed by Marinus Analytics in second place, and Lendonate in third. Quesnay Inc is proud to have the brought together a community of women and men who are driving forward innovation through our applicants, judges, and mentors.

Jenn Byrne Co-Founder and President of Quesnay highlighted her key takeaway from the event; “We were extremely inspired by the quality and originality of startups that applied to our innovation program,” said Jennifer Byrne, president and co-founder of Quesnay. “I was also delighted to see that several judges identified immediate deployment opportunities... exactly what we had hoped.”

Through the Female founders in Tech program Quesnay Inc. was also honored to work with sponsoring companies that are passionate about the advancement of women led startups. Our silver sponsors also contributed an engaged panel of judges for the final live pitch event from TD Bank, MassMutual, Sterling National Bank, John Hancock, Thomson Reuters, and RGAx.

Karen Buck, one of our panel judges and EVP, Commercial, Retail and Payment Operations at TD Bank, provided her perspective on the program, “The TD purpose is to enrich the lives of our customers, our communities and our colleagues, so when I think about this partnership with Quesnay, it hits me from a couple of perspectives - getting introduced to start-ups doing really great, cool things and helping to drive transformational change. As Chair of TD's Women in Leadership committee, I also look to invest in our female leaders both within TD, as well as external to TD.”


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Quesnay is an innovation consulting firm that bridges the gap between traditional firms and the best innovators and emerging young companies, preparing both sides to take advantage of the opportunities created by the ongoing market disruption. Quesnay partners with companies to solve their innovation challenges by running innovation competitions and acceleration programs as well as providing strategic consulting services. For more information, follow us at @QuesnayInc and visit us at