There is a wealth of information on the internet about fundraising for startups, but the existing playbooks need to be updated for women.
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No matter what the year brings, the percentage of funding to women has been stagnant for so long that to harp on about it feels rather fruitless.
The tool comes at a perilous time for many women founders: last year, companies founded solely by women received just 1.9% of all capital allocated to US startups.
More women in venture means that bias and strategic branding are increasingly more relevant for a larger fraction of check-writers.
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Amplifica invests mainly in teams where there are female founders or co-founders or goods and services focused on women.
How are women faring amid the venture capital and startup slowdown? New data paints a somewhat uneven picture, albeit one that tilts toward the negative.
Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp of Austin, Texas-based True Wealth Ventures defy many trends in the venture capital world. The investors, who raised $19.1 million for their first fund in 2018, have just clo
There’s work to be done, but pretending aggregate deal value is the metric that matters is malpractice.
Women-founded companies in the U.S. raised more money from venture capitalists in 2021 than ever. Reports indicate they secured 83% more funding than the previous year, primarily attributed to the rec
Less than 2% of venture capital funding went to all-female founding teams in 2021, marking a five-year low, new data from PitchBook shows. All-female founding teams did receive 83% more funding in 202
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. And have fun! This week our very own Mary Ann was off — we
Groopit, an early-stage startup from a 20-year Microsoft veteran, wants to help companies crowdsource data from information supplied by employees working in the field. Today, the company announced a $
The Artemis Fund is a Houston-based firm built by three women with the goal of encouraging more women-led startups. The company launched in 2019 and has raised a $15 million initial fund, which closed
Catalyst Fund, a global accelerator managed by BFA Global, announced the 8th cohort for its Inclusive Fintech Program today. The accelerator runs the flagship program annually and with a focus on Keny
New research looking into how U.K. VC has been invested over the past decade according to race, gender and educational background makes for grim reading — with all-ethnic teams and female entrep
In 2018, Leslie Feinzaig, the founder of Female Founders Alliance, launched a free, equity-free accelerator for women called Ready Set Raise. The goal was to provide under-networked female founders th
Peanut, an app that began as a tool for finding new mom friends, has evolved into a social network now used by 1.6 million women to discuss a range of topics, from pregnancy and parenthood to marriage
Ready, Set, Raise is a startup accelerator for women and non-binary founders.