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The Funding Edit – June 2022

by CHRISTA NUIJS|14 June 2022

Welcome to our June Funding Edit!

Many of us have seen the news that the public marketing are turbulent and this is effecting the venture capital space.  However we keep searching for opportunities for our founders to connect to funding, so this month’s Funding Edits highlight opportunities and funding news from around the globe.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The fellows of Cartier Women’s Initiative Regional Awards, representing the top three businesses from each of the ten regions, will receive Financial Capital Support of up to US$100,000, Human Capital Support including trainings, mentoring and executive leadership coaching, and Social Capital Support which includes international exposure & media visibility. Deadline for Application is 30 June 2022. APPLY HERE>  

This year’s 14th Sankalp Global Summit will gather a community of global practitioners virtually who look forward to building economies and achieving the SDGs for the emerging 3 billion. A celebration of outstanding social entrepreneurs that are #TransformingImpact, the Sankalp Global Awards are the necessary milestone in your entrepreneurial journey. Deadline  for Application is 30 June 2022. APPLY HERE>  

The SheEO Venture Application is designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.  It gets to the heart of what is needed for Activators to make a decision.  The process was designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.  The criteria is simple. You do not need to be an Activator to apply to be a Venture, and they are agnostic about age or sector or structure. Application Deadline 10 June 2022. READ MORE>

Get global exposure for your startup or fintech. This year’s Visa Everywhere Initiative 2022 is set to be the biggest ever—with multiple competitions, over $500k in total prizes, and the chance to compete in the global finals in Qatar in November. Application Deadline 14 June 2022. READ MORE>

 

RAISE THE BAR PODCAST

 

RITHIKA GUPTA

Rithika, the founder of Ollie, a Singapore based retail brand that helps you better harness the power of essential oils, shares learning about essential oils through her family’s wholesale business , FP Aromatics Singapore, and how she launched Ollie as a direct to consumer product business and the differences that she has experienced between these two business models. 

Listen to the interview here!

 

 

 

SPECIAL NEWS

How to manage cash flow as a startup? Reports suggest that more than two-thirds of startups never deliver a positive ROI to their investors.Experts blame it all on poor cash flow management techniques. Avoid these pitfalls and make sure your affairs are in order! READ MORE>

A new grant has been launched by The L’Oréal group. The initiative BOLD FEMALE FOUNDERS is designed to support female-led startups through a dedicated initial allocation of 25 million euros. READ MORE> 

Female co-founded job hiring platform Flexa Careers, raised $2.9m in seed funding through a round led by Ada Ventures and joined by Auxxo Female Catalyst Fund, angel syndicate HERmesa, and a wide group of angel investors. READ MORE>

Increased female investor representation would support the growth of more female-founded businesses according to tech app Slip founder Tash Grossman.  READ MORE>