Your Funding Journey Begins Now

We’re very excited to welcome you to the launch of Next Chapter Raise, Asia’s first female funding ecosystem designed by women, for women. As you start out on this journeyRead More

Category : Community,

BY Nicole Denholder | May 19, 2020

The Wrap – our weekly round-up of female funding news

Don’t miss out our weekly funding news round-up on The Wrap, presented by our content lead, Diana Dorahy.  

Category : Random,

BY Nicole Denholder | May 22, 2020

Questions Every Investor Asks

By Amanda Williams, Strategy Lead, Next Chapter Raise There is some truth that fundraising is a numbers game. Even with the best preparation, you will likely have to talk toRead More

Category : Education,

BY Amanda Williams | May 15, 2020

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>

Category : News,

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

Category : News,

BY Christa Nuijs | April 26, 2020

Interview with founder of Unconventional Ventures, Thea Messel

“I see the true value in companies founded by women and underrepresented founders. Besides the deal flow being of a higher quality, these founders tend to be that extra bitRead More

Category : Community,

BY Christa Nuijs | April 19, 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

Category : News,

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

Category : News,

BY Christa Nuijs | April 8, 2020

Other Subsidies and Support

Facebook Small Business Grant Program Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where we operate. YouRead More

Category : Funding,

BY Christa Nuijs | April 2, 2020

Covid-19 Subsidies and Support: Australia

Due to the Coronavirus, Australia has developed specific information and support for businesses.  You can find financial assistance, eligibility and timing for the new government support for Australian businesses below.Read More

Category : Funding,

BY Christa Nuijs | March 30, 2020

Covid-19 Subsidies and Support: Singapore

Enterprise Financing Scheme (EFS) EFS will enable Singapore enterprises to access financing more readily throughout their various stages of growth.  It covers six areas to address enterprises’ financing needs including:Read More

Category : Funding,

BY Christa Nuijs | March 28, 2020

Covid-19 Subsidies and Support: Hong Kong

During these uncertain times, governments and organisations are taking financial measures to support businesses.  We will endeavour to share these with you as these are extraordinary times and by workingRead More

Category : Funding,

BY Christa Nuijs | March 25, 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

Category : News,

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

Category : News,

BY Christa Nuijs | March 15, 2020

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day to all of you! So, how can you celebrate and take part? While there are official events being organised in cities around the world, you canRead More

Category : Community,

BY Christa Nuijs | March 8, 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

Category : News,

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

Category : News,

BY Christa Nuijs | February 15, 2020