Articles in Funding

Non-Technical Founders Can Build Great Tech Businesses, Investors Say

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The cost of launching a company has never been lower, and technology enables us to sell and communicate with anywhere in the world. ... Read full article

Show Me The $$$

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What are the common sources of funding? Are grants and accelerators an option for your business? Christine E.B. Howard will walk you through the 5 stages of business and the funding available in each phase.... Read full article

How the VC Pitch Process Is Failing Female Entrepreneurs

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In 2018, only 3% of venture capital in the U.S went to companies with a female CEO. ... Read full article

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Push Past the Million-Dollar Mark

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It’s important for women to step outside their comfort zone, expand their network, and remain confident and bold.... Read full article

What it’s really like to launch a socially conscious business

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Tessa Clarke, the co-founder and CEO of Olio, on how she launched her game-changing food-sharing app.... Read full article

Jay-Z Invested In This Female-Founded Business: Here’s How She Grew Her Company

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When rapper Jay Z's fund Marcy Venture Partners invested $1 million in Partake, a black-owned, allergy-friendly snack company, something happened. Business rose 3,000% and website traffic increased 150%. ... Read full article

Ms. Monopoly is here. Psst: A woman invented the game in the first place

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Move over, Mr. Monopoly. There’s a new entrepreneur in town, and she’s taking over the boardroom, er, board game.... Read full article

Five ways to close the VC gender gap: “More action and less talk.” with Elaine Kunda and Tyler Galla

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More action and less talk. Millions of dollars are spent on advocacy, mentorship, sponsorships, and conferences. ... Read full article

“Encourage Girls to Think Big” with Madeline Keulen of Victress Capital

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As part of my series about “the five things we need to do to close the VC gender gap” I had the pleasure of interviewing Madeline Keulen. ... Read full article

Sarah Kunst's New Venture Capital Fund Invests in Female Entrepreneurship

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Cleo Capital puts the power of investing in women's hands.... Read full article