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Financial Support to 37 London-Based Fashion Labels

The British Fashion Council has announced the first round of designers who will receive financial support to help them tackle the COVID-19 crisis. Read more>

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BY Christa Nuijs | May 13, 2020

Largely untapped drivers of economic growth

Women-owned businesses are powerful — and largely untapped — drivers of economic growth. Hear from CEO of the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group and theRead More

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BY Christa Nuijs | April 26, 2020

$21 Million for a women focused fund

StandUp Ventures holds final close, secures $21 million for women-focused fund. StandUp Ventures is a seed-stage fund investing in Canadian, women-led or co-led high growth companies. The fund invests inRead More

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BY Christa Nuijs | April 12, 2020

Female Funding News

It’s eye on South East Asia as we celebrate the work of some incredibly talented female entrepreneurs. Check out this group of inspiring women who are fiercely claiming their placeRead More

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BY Christa Nuijs | April 8, 2020

Successful Exit Leads to Investing in Women

Want to hear directly from a founder who has successfully exited her business? The founder of Schmidt’s Naturals, Jamie Schmidt, has sold her business to Unilever and now invests inRead More

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BY Christa Nuijs | March 20, 2020

Women driving change in the financial services space

First, PledgeMe, an equity crowdfunding platform, has announced a female CEO. This is a double female whammy as the founder is Anna Guenther who launched PledgeMe in 2012.  Earlier thisRead More

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BY Christa Nuijs | March 15, 2020

Successful Crowdfunding Campaign in Asia

Congratulations to Asia-based company immi watch for their successful crowdfunding campaign. Their dynamic team has built a tech-savvy product for women in low-resource communities to track their menstrual cycle andRead More

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BY Christa Nuijs | March 3, 2020

VC Growth & Opportunities

2019 was a growth year for female VC partners On the female funding front, there is some good news! 2019 saw an increase in the number of female partners atRead More

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BY Christa Nuijs | February 15, 2020