Big Innovation Centre (Atlanta)
Located in downtown Atlanta, GA, the BIG Innovation Center offers a four-month program for tech startups with black and Latina founders. The accelerator will offer training around how to build a startup, office space, mentors and seed funding from the Harriet Angels’ syndicate, which is backed by WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg and Kathryn Finney, the founder of digitalundivided.
Women Who Tech
An organization that hosts the Women Startup Challenge, a pitch competition that showcases and funds innovative women-led startups that are solving problems for people, businesses, and the planet. See http://geekgirlrising.com/resources/women-startup-challenges/
Co-founded by Aileen Lee, and helps seed-stage tech startups focused on “Life 2.0” products that help users enhance their work and personal lives.
Founded by Jennifer Scott Fonstad and Theresia Gouw. The company says it is mostly focused on “security, health, and millennial services” and closed its first $150 million fund in May of 2015.
List of Female Angels & Early-stage Investors in Tech
Mackenzie Burnett, Medium 2015.
Female-focused accelerator based in Memphis, focuses on tech companies.
Female-focused accelerator based in St. Louis and open to all industries.
12-week accelerator program for female founders, located in Boulder, Colorado. Started by Sue Heilbronner and Elizabeth Krau.
Women’s Venture Fund
Helps entrepreneurs through courses, counseling, credit and more
Women’s Venture Capital Fund
Capitalizes on the expanding pipeline of women entrepreneurs leading gender diverse teams and creating capital efficient, high growth companies in digital media and sustainable products and services.
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, certifies businesses that are owned, controlled, and operated by women in the U.S.
First accelerator focused on women-led growth companies. Started in 2000.
An accelerator based in Westport, Connecticut that helps transform women-led startups into scalable businesses.
Plum Alley Investments
Plum Alley Investments is a membership-based investment firm that supports women entrepreneurs in technology and gender-balanced teams building innovative and purpose-driven companies. Started by Deborah Jackson and Andrea Turner Moffitt.
With a focus on social entrepreneurship, this angel investing bootcamp trains women to be angel investors. Founded by Natalia Oberti Noguera.
Own It Ventures
Meet and market to Angel Investors, the Media, Retailers and Consumers
Digital magazine for female entrepreneurs
Investors who blog
Comprehensive list of women investors and their blogs
A networking group for women entrepreneurs, thought-leaders and innovators. Started by Lisa Abeyta, the founder of civic tech startup AppCityLife.
With an angel network and a venture capital side, this organization supports female investors and is one of the largest and most well-known female angel networks in the country. Has offices in New York, Boston, Silicon Valley, Southern California and Texas.
Female Investors Opportunities List
Google group of over 100 female investors, organized by Sarah Kunst. Email kunstsar@gmail with any opportunities and she will share them with the group.
Female Founders Fund
A seed fund in NYC, started by Anu Duggal, that invests in startups with female founders.
Workshops that helps women turn their business idea into reality
Double Digit Academy
Training & workshops for women looking to raise venture capital
Cartier Women’s Initiative
International business plan competition for women entrepreneurs
An angel investment group made up of world-class investors and business executives “who all happen to be women.” While they mostly invest in information technology, they are open to other areas of investment, as well.
Network that offers access to capital and training/support for women entrepreneurs
Accelerator 500 Startups’ initiative to fund female founders. Tagline: “Funding Flawless Female Founders”
Network of female angels that invests between $50k and $150k in deals. They offer a training program to educate novice angels in the fundamentals of investing in young companies.