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Ex-Bain investor launches $30M web3 consumer VC fund as solo female founder

Magdalena “Mags” Kala, a self-described “lifetime degen,” is no stranger to beating the odds. Before she became an investor, she co-founded an all-female blackjack team that so

Nigerian at-home lab testing platform Healthtracka gets $1.5M, backed by female VCs

According to this World Health Organization (WHO) article on treating cancer, detecting symptomatic patients as early as possible gives them the best chance for successful treatment. Though the piece

Female founders are making a buzzing, venture-backed comeback

We’ll have a clearer view of 2021 when all the data trickles in after the conclusion of Q4, but it’s clear that female-founded startups are having a better year than they did in 2020.

One day left to get featured at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin’s Startup Battlefield

Founders. The clock is ticking. Applications for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2019 are closing in just about 24 hours. On December 11-12, TechCrunch will feature the top early-stage startup

In 2017, only 17% of startups have a female founder

The percentage of startups that have at least one female founder was flat in the first quarter of 2017. For those who are keeping track, that’s nearly five years with no percentage growth in women-f

Sourcery raised $5 million to help restaurants and food vendors deal with each other, and not lost receipts or invoices

Sourcery Technologies Inc. has raised $5 million in venture funding for software that helps restaurateurs and corporate kitchens order from vendors, keep track of their inventory and costs, and figure

The Real Unicorns Are Female Angel Investors

Despite the attention over the past year, the lack of diversity in tech -- both in race and gender -- has not markedly changed. Only 3 percent of tech CEOs are women, and just 15 percent of startups h

Cattle Vaccine, Chip Verification Software Take Top Prizes At 2011 Moot Corp. Competition

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/tc-ut-austin-longhorn-logo.png?w=300" width="300" height="196" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-301465" /></a> TNG Pharmaceuticals, devel

Playmatics Raises $1 Million To Make Reality-Based, Social Games

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/shadow_gov_logo.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Social and mobile gaming startup Playmatics attained a $1 million investment from several Swiss-base

Making Angels: The Pipeline Fund Announces 2011 Fellows

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/tc-pipeline-fund-logo.png" class="shot2"></img> The New York-based <a href="http://pipelinewomen.tumblr.com/">Pipeline Fund</a>, which aims to

Flavorize.com Looking For $1 Million To Build "Pandora For Food"

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0011/1257/111257v4-max-250x250.jpg"></img> According to a late Thursday <a href="http://sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1512196/000151219611000003

Turning One Company's Trash Into Another's Treasure, RecycleMatch Brings Site Out Of Beta, Hires New CEO

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0009/3316/93316v2-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> Today, <a href="http://www.recyclematch.com/">RecycleMatch</a> — a Houston-based sta

Perfect Market Raises $9 Million More To Boost Content Visibility, Publishers' Revenue

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0001/6439/16439v5-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2"><img> Perfect Market Inc. has raised another $9 million — bringing its total funding to $28