Surbhi Rathore, CEO of Rammer.ai answers questions about her Seed round. And while we’re on the topic, what exactly is a Seed round?
The YTD public spreadsheet is new and improved with data pulled from Crunchbase, Fortune Term Sheet and readers like you. Do play along and keep us posted on announcements.
Megan Rapinoe’s rally cry, the FFA Female Founder Challenge, the University of Washington’s Compassionate Leadership Summit, the best email signature ever, and a book and yoga retreat to cope with Fall anxiety.
Fresh from vacation come two key takeaways: think epically big and don’t waste time re-inventing your business model. Here are 16 proven business models that will live up to your vision.
I’ll be updating this page over the coming week to reflect all investments for the past 7 weeks. Meanwhile, Series A raises for Figure8 and Herbivore Botanicals. Series B for Hipcamp. Seed round for Genneve.
Megan Rapinoe, E. Jean Carroll, the Center for Humane Technology, Keita Williams, and a $50 discount on our Fall yoga retreat. This article has it all for summertime perspective!
Seven fundings, one exit and a new fund. Series A raises for Remedy, DotLab, Chief and Anomalie. Series B for Genome Medical. Seed rounds for Homeroom and Miss Grass. SheWorx gets acquired. And Vice Ventures raises a fund for sinful companies.
Rachel Lazar from Lazar Marketing Consulting offers 5 ways to get the most from your flexible workforce and not suck at being a client.
Five seed rounds and one Series A this week for Athena Security, Kango, Mixlab, Needslist, Novi, and Part & Parcel. Plus The RealReal files for IPO.
For every businesswoman, there is a man who plays a role in the drama of who we become. This is for my father, Brent Stromberg.
A first-time foray into femtech for Forerunner, and a big exit for a female-led tech company with a service fueling Fortnite’s dominance. Alliteration!
Meet Molly Goodson, CEO of The Assembly, a two time start-up founder and former VP of Content who’s masterfully leveraging her background to build a better women’s clubhouse.
Two women make inroads into traditionally male based industries—global money transfers and marketing SaaS.
In this final update of 2019, the team crushes it with a Facebook ad campaign for Baby Boomers, and makes a big decision on how to move forward to bring Willa to market.
MOD Pizza piles on $160M to grow internationally, Modsy with a Series C (keep eyes on rock star CEO, Shanna Tellerman), another ecomm with a sex tech focus and a much needed platform for finding a therapist.
A reluctant entrepreneur and true women's rights warrior.
Research to set your day right, a joyful brand launch, embracing the suck, a new record for Fortune 500 chiefs, and two more glorious unicorns. The Great Jones pot is half full this week. 🦄🦄😄
Away and Nextdoor join the unicornsphere, hauling in a combined $223 million. Plus two more raises in health and wellness and women’s lifestyle brands.
A tool for startup founders inspired by Underwire’s own mother, Mary Beth Stromberg, and an update from Nancie Weston, CEO of Raiin.
Vice Media takes on $250M in debt financing under their new CEO, another femtech company joins the VC-funded club, and a genomics data platform reels a healthy seed round from big life-sciences investors.
Learn more about Techstars Accelerator program and meet two female-identifying CEOs from the 2019 Seattle program.
Meet Surbhi Rathore. She’s using AI to connect conversations with better business outcomes.
Meet M.H. Lines. She’s using dev ops tools to automate the sales and marketing stack.
Direct-to-consumer jewelry brand Mejuri lands a Series B, child transpo logistics platform Zum adds on to their Series C, Serena Williams launches a fund, and Crunchbase reports on Q1 venture female fundings (the numbers haven’t changed).
Underwire turns one and gives you the naked truth of what it takes to produce a weekly email newsletter.
For Earth Day, meet Nancie Weston, CEO and Inventor of Raiin, two-time consumer hard goods starter-upper, bringer of fresh water to the masses and Kickstarter pro.
The investments flow into two health and wellness companies, a childcare platform and a beloved Seattle brick-and-mortar children’s clothing reseller going online.
Cult-status beans, headshots, SEO hacks, VC secrets, managing millennials, non-binary stock photos. Nourishment for all. 🌯💰🥣
Three tech startups helmed by women, all focused on infrastructure. BentoBox and Shopback support e-commerce, and HiMama simplifies life for day-care providers.
This month the team deals with the reality of just because they built something doesn't mean that it will be easy to get people to buy it. Facebook ads are working but effective landing page CTAs remain elusive.