women founders

Female Founders Fund looks to raise $75M for new fund

The Fund was founded in 2014 to back female-founded companies at an early stage, focusing on everything from climate tech to healthcare, generative AI, and science-backed lifestyle companies.

To find success as a woman founder, embrace your scrappy side

There is a wealth of information on the internet about fundraising for startups, but the existing playbooks need to be updated for women.

Q3 data for women is just more of the same

Whether the news is good or bad depends on how you see water poured midway in a cup.

Bloom Money raises £1M to digitize finance for ethnic communities

The company seeks to digitize the rotating savings and credit association (ROSCA) financial technique often used by ethnic communities.

Startups with all-women founding teams raised just $1.4B in H1

There are a few reasons why women don’t get as much investor interest as men, and none is surprising: extreme gender bias, starting at the pitch stage.

VC funding of women climate tech founders is abysmal. Here’s how it could improve

Women founders have received just 6.9% of venture dollars in climate tech in Q1, according to Crunchbase, which is down from 8.9% in 2022.

At just 2.1% of all VC investment, funding for women remains ‘meh’ in Q1 2023

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.

Privilège Ventures launches $20M fund investing in women-led startups

Lugano, Switzerland-based venture capital fund Privilège Ventures just launched its fourth fund. The CHF 20 million (just over $20 million) fund is earmarked for women-led early-stage startups across

These 50 founders and VCs suggest 2018 may be a tipping point for women in tech: Part 2

On Friday, we featured 25 founders and VCs who are having a notable 2018 — and who happen to be women. Herewith, 25 more who deserve some kudos for getting it done in the first half of this year