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101 Top Female-Founded Investment Firms to Follow

Breaking the glass ceiling…

This article showcases Welp Magazines’s top picks for the best female-founded investment firms.

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Y Combinator

Diversity Spotlight: Black / African American Led, Women Founded

Founders:Jessica Livingston, Paul Graham, Robert Morris, Trevor Blackwell


Y Combinator is a startup accelerator that invests in a wide range of startups twice a year.


Investments3236
Exits299
Lead Investments922
Portfolio Organizations2632
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

500 Startups

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Christine Tsai, Dave McClure


500 Startups is a global venture capital firm with a network of startup programs for founders, mentors, and investors.


Investments2409
Exits247
Lead Investments334
Portfolio Organizations1912
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Greycroft

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Alan Patricof, Dana Settle, Ian Sigalow


Greycroft is a venture capital firm that focuses on technology start-ups and investments in the Internet and mobile markets.


Investments572
Exits84
Lead Investments155
Portfolio Organizations336
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Alumni Ventures Group

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Beth Obermiller, Michael Madden, Mike Collins


Alumni Ventures Group provides high-quality, diversified venture portfolios to individual investors who previously haven’t had access to VC.


Investments446
Exits29
Lead Investments35
Portfolio Organizations383
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Kapor Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Black / African American Led, Women Founded

Founders:Freada Kapor Klein, Mitch Kapor


Kapor Capital invests in early stage gap-closing tech enabled startups.


Investments214
Exits40
Lead Investments19
Portfolio Organizations156
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Ulu Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Hispanic / Latinx Founded, Hispanic / Latinx Led, Women Founded

Founders:Clint Korver, Miriam Rivera


Ulu Ventures provides early-stage investments to enterprise cloud and smart data companies.


Investments155
Exits23
Lead Investments15
Portfolio Organizations129
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Threshold

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Emily Melton, Josh Stein, Josh Stein


Threshold is an early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on conviction investment strategy.


Investments849
Exits177
Lead Investments213
Portfolio Organizations423
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Forerunner Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Kirsten Green


VC firm investing in transformative B2C & B2B companies defining a new generation of business, with an eye on the consumer.


Investments155
Exits21
Lead Investments39
Portfolio Organizations87
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

BBG Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Nisha Dua, Susan Lyne


BBG Ventures is an early stage fund focused on consumer tech startups with a female founder.


Investments78
Exits5
Lead Investments7
Portfolio Organizations59
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Halogen Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Jesse Draper


Halogen Ventures is an early stage venture capital fund investing in consumer technology companies led by women.


Investments82
Exits3
Lead Investments5
Portfolio Organizations48
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Founder Collective

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Andy Palmer, Bill Trenchard, Caterina Fake, Chris Dixon, David Frankel, Eric Paley, Jack Groetzinger, James Tamplin, Micah Rosenbloom, Nadia Boujarwah, Noah Glass, Noah Jessop, Parul Singh, Raj De Datta, Zach Klein


Founder Collective is a seed-stage venture capital fund that helps entrepreneurs build their businesses.


Investments379
Exits98
Lead Investments26
Portfolio Organizations272
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Floodgate

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Ann Miura-Ko, Mike Maples Jr


Floodgate caters to digital businesses with early, seed, and later stage venture, and debt financing investments.


Investments315
Exits76
Lead Investments67
Portfolio Organizations214
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

GGV Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Hany Nada, Jenny Lee, Joel Kellman, Scott Bonham, Thomas Ng


GGV Capital is a global venture capital firm that invests in local founders.


Investments643
Exits97
Lead Investments235
Portfolio Organizations377
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Backstage Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Black / African American Founded, Women Founded

Founders:Arlan Hamilton


Backstage Capital is a venture capital fund that invests in new companies led by underrepresented founders.


Investments61
Exits1
Lead Investments2
Portfolio Organizations60
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Female Founders Fund

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Anu Duggal


Female Founders Fund is an early-stage fund investing in the exponential power of exceptional female talent.


Investments58
Exits5
Lead Investments6
Portfolio Organizations40
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Foundation Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Bill Elmore, Kathryn Gould


Foundation Capital is a venture capital firm made up of former entrepreneurs who set out to create the firm they wanted as founders.


Investments553
Exits130
Lead Investments152
Portfolio Organizations307
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

8VC

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Alex Kolicich, Drew Oetting, Jake Medwell, Kimmy Scotti


8VC aims to transform the technology infrastructure behind many industries.


Investments192
Exits12
Lead Investments60
Portfolio Organizations141
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Omidyar Network

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Pam Omidyar, Pierre Omidyar


Omidyar Network is an investment firm.


Investments312
Exits36
Lead Investments95
Portfolio Organizations213
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Bloomberg Beta

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Karin Klein


Bloomberg Beta is an early-stage venture fund backed by Bloomberg that invests in startups making work better, focusing on machine learning.


Investments195
Exits23
Lead Investments18
Portfolio Organizations127
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Cowboy Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Aileen Lee


Cowboy Ventures is a generalist seed-stage fund focused fund investing in digital startups.


Investments118
Exits18
Lead Investments20
Portfolio Organizations68
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

MergeLane

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded, Women Led

Founders:Sue Heilbronner


MergeLane invests in high-potential startups and venture capital funds with at least one female leader.


Investments55
Exits3
Lead Investments4
Portfolio Organizations42
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

BAM Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Brian Lee, Richard Jun, Shamin Walsh


LA-based early-stage fund backing the next rising technologies, products, and services that delight consumers and transform commerce.


Investments120
Exits10
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations96
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Acceleprise

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Collin Gutman, Karen (Appleton ) Page, Michael Cardamone, Nick Mehta, Rowan Trollope


Acceleprise invests in early stage B2B SaaS and enterprise technology companies and unifies the global technology community through mentors.


Investments215
Exits12
Lead Investments29
Portfolio Organizations179
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Portland Seed Fund

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Angela Jackson


The Portland Seed Fund finds and surrounds the most promising seed-stage companies with capital.


Investments157
Exits17
Lead Investments4
Portfolio Organizations86
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Astia Angels

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Amy Gips, Cate Muther


Astia Angels is a global network of both female and male angel investors that invest in high growth companies.


Investments50
Exits5
Lead Investments5
Portfolio Organizations37
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Reach Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Black / African American Founded, Black / African American Led, Hispanic / Latinx Founded, Hispanic / Latinx Led, Women Founded

Founders:Jennifer Carolan, Shauntel Garvey


Reach supports the most promising entrepreneurs developing technology solutions for challenges in early childhood, K-12, higher education.


Investments64
Exits5
Lead Investments20
Portfolio Organizations47
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Aspect Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Jennifer Fonstad, Theresia Gouw


Aspect Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in the emerging mobile marketplace.


Investments105
Exits11
Lead Investments19
Portfolio Organizations67
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

.406 Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Larry Begley, Liam Donohue, Maria Cirino


.406 Ventures provides capital and support for early stage technology companies.


Investments132
Exits17
Lead Investments46
Portfolio Organizations61
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Dorm Room Fund

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:CeCe Cheng, Josh Kopelman, Phin Barnes


Dorm Room Fund is the strongest community of entrepreneurial students in the nation


Investments147
Exits10
Lead Investments3
Portfolio Organizations141
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Berkeley SkyDeck

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Caroline Winnett


SkyDeck Berkeley is a research university accelerator that serves as an apex startup launchpad for affiliated entrepreneurs.


Investments141
Exits9
Lead Investments3
Portfolio Organizations139
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Rock Health

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Halle Tecco, Nate Gross


Rock Health is a full-service seed fund that invests and supports startups working in digital health.


Investments103
Exits16
Lead Investments2
Portfolio Organizations89
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

VilCap Investments

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Ross Baird, Victoria Fram


VilCap Investments deploys critical risk capital to early-stage companies peer-selected from Village Capital accelerator programs.


Investments94
Exits5
Lead Investments4
Portfolio Organizations89
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Impact Engine

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Jamie Jones, Linda Darragh


Impact Engine is a venture capital and private equity firm that invests financial and human capital in early-stage companies.


Investments61
Exits2
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations51
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

AF Ventures (formerly AccelFoods)

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Jordan Gaspar, Lauren Jupiter


AF Ventures invests innovative food and beverage companies.


Investments94
Exits1
Lead Investments28
Portfolio Organizations49
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

The Perkins Fund

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Sonja Perkins


The Perkins Fund is boutique venture capital fund that invests in people and companies that matter.


Investments59
Exits8
Lead Investments4
Portfolio Organizations38
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

XFactor Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Anna Palmer, Aubrie Pagano, Chip Hazard, Danielle Morrill, Erica Brescia


XFactor is a new pre-seed and seed-stage microfund.


Investments30
Exits2
Lead Investments3
Portfolio Organizations29
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Carol Matthews, Hal Gentry, Jennifer Ehlen, Mary Jo Gorman, Maxine Clark, Peter Finley


Prosper Women Entrepreneurs is a for-profit organization focused on increasing women entrepreneurs’ access to growth capital.


Investments33
Exits1
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations27
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Pear VC

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Mar Hershenson, Pejman Nozad


Pear VC partners with entrepreneurs to build category defining companies.


Investments118
Exits9
Lead Investments13
Portfolio Organizations84
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

LearnLaunch Accelerator

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Jean Hammond


LearnLaunch Accelerator program is designed to help early-stage EdTech entrepreneurs successfully grow startups.


Investments73
Exits5
Lead Investments1
Portfolio Organizations65
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

GingerBread Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded, Women Led

Founders:Linnea Roberts


GingerBread Capital invests in the next generation of women founders and entrepreneurs leading high-growth businesses


Investments27
Exits2
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations24
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

NewSchools Venture Fund

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded, Women Led

Founders:John Doerr, Kim Smith


NewSchools Venture raise charitable funds from donors and invest them to support education entrepreneurs.


Investments65
Exits14
Lead Investments24
Portfolio Organizations54
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

IrishAngels

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Gale Wilkinson


IrishAngels is a Chicago-based angel investing network affiliated with the University of Notre Dame.


Investments84
Exits5
Lead Investments9
Portfolio Organizations55
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Third Kind Venture Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Shana Fisher


Third Kind Venture Capital is a New York-based venture capital fund focused on early-stage investments.


Investments85
Exits13
Lead Investments6
Portfolio Organizations74
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Structure Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Cameron Yuill, Daniel Lennon, Jacob Shea, Jillian Manus, Mike Walsh


Structure Capital help passionate teams build great companies by investing seed-stage capital, time, experience and relationships.


Investments86
Exits14
Lead Investments9
Portfolio Organizations70
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Advancit Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Jason Ostheimer, Shari Redstone


Advancit Capital focuses on early stage companies at the intersection of media, entertainment and technology.


Investments126
Exits28
Lead Investments6
Portfolio Organizations85
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

GSV Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Deborah Quazzo


GSV Ventures backs innovative learning and talent technology entrepreneurs working to give all people access to the future.


Investments69
Exits8
Lead Investments15
Portfolio Organizations47
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Resolute Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Caroline Talley, Michael Hirshland, Raanan Bar-Cohen


Resolute Ventures is a U.S.-based venture capital firm focused on investments in seed-stage companies.


Investments106
Exits13
Lead Investments43
Portfolio Organizations63
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Pipeline Angels

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded, Women Led

Founders:Natalia Oberti Noguera


Pipeline Angels is changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women and non-binary femme social entrepreneurs.


Investments27
Exits
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations25
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Founder Friendly Labs

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Mendel Chuang, Samantha Quist


Experienced Founders and $200,000+ USD in Credits


Investments121
Exits24
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations121
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Gradient Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Anna Patterson, Zachary Bratun-Glennon


Gradient Ventures is a Google’s Artificial Intelligence (AI)-focused early stage venture fund.


Investments80
Exits2
Lead Investments44
Portfolio Organizations59
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Blue Startups

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Chenoa Farnsworth, Henk Rogers, Maya Rogers


Blue Startups is a Top 20 Accelerator in the US (Techcrunch) focused on helping scalable-technology companies compete on a global scale.


Investments81
Exits2
Lead Investments2
Portfolio Organizations68
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Blue Startups

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Chenoa Farnsworth, Henk Rogers, Maya Rogers


Blue Startups is a Top 20 Accelerator in the US (Techcrunch) focused on helping scalable-technology companies compete on a global scale.


Investments81
Exits2
Lead Investments2
Portfolio Organizations68
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

HealthTech Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Anne DeGheest, Laura Fay


HealthTech Capital is a group of private investors dedicated to funding and mentoring new HealthTech start ups


Investments47
Exits7
Lead Investments9
Portfolio Organizations33
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

The R-Group, LLC

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Estee Raviv, Rany Raviv


The R-Group is a Portland-based family-office focused on angel investments and venture capital


Investments66
Exits15
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations53
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Village Global

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Anne Dwane, Ben Casnocha, Erik Torenberg, Ross Fubini


Village Global is an early stage venture capital backed by some of the world’s best entrepreneurs.


Investments92
Exits
Lead Investments8
Portfolio Organizations82
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Rethink Impact

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Jenny Abramson


Rethink Impact is a venture capital firm investing in female leaders using technology to solve the world’s biggest problems.


Investments26
Exits2
Lead Investments9
Portfolio Organizations19
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

The Fund

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Katie Hunt, Matthew O. Brimer, Scott Hartley


A community-driven venture fund comprised of top NYC founders & operators


Investments49
Exits1
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations47
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Village Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Ross Baird, Sean Foote, Victoria Fram, Victoria Fram


Village Capital builds bridges for entrepreneurs who are creating an inclusive and sustainable world.


Investments59
Exits2
Lead Investments9
Portfolio Organizations53
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

The JumpFund

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Cory Allison, Kristina Montague, Shelley Prevost


Seed and grow strong, female-led ventures in the Southeast U.S.


Investments24
Exits
Lead Investments3
Portfolio Organizations23
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Zillionize Angel

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Ben Li, Cindy Bi


At Zillionize we invest in fast growing startups with huge potential ahead.


Investments126
Exits18
Lead Investments2
Portfolio Organizations122
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

HWVP, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Ann Winblad, John Hummer


Hummer Winblad Venture Partners is a California-based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage enterprise software companies.


Investments214
Exits51
Lead Investments74
Portfolio Organizations99
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Launch NY

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Marnie LaVigne


Launch NY is a U.S. Treasury-designated Community Financial Institution (CDFI) and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit venture development organization.


Investments143
Exits1
Lead Investments110
Portfolio Organizations65
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded, Women Led

Founders:Melinda Gates, William Gates


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports initiatives in education, world health and population, and community giving.


Investments148
Exits27
Lead Investments87
Portfolio Organizations121
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

MIT Media Lab

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Ariel Ekblaw, Federico Casalegno, Nicholas Negroponte


MIT Media Lab creates disruptive technologies pioneering in wearable and affective computing and tangible interfaces.


Investments141
Exits42
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations141
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Versant Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Barbara Lubash, Brian Atwood, Donald B. Milder, Rebecca Robertson, Samuel Colella, William Link


Versant Ventures caters to the healthcare sector with early and later stage venture, private equity, and debt financing investments.


Investments314
Exits82
Lead Investments80
Portfolio Organizations153
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

AngelPad

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Carine Magescas, Thomas Korte


AngelPad is a seed-stage accelerator program that finds product market fit, defining a target market to get first validation for a company.


Investments172
Exits35
Lead Investments4
Portfolio Organizations113
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

SoGal Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: East Asian Founded, East Asian Led, Women Founded

Founders:Elizabeth Galbut, Pocket Sun


SoGal is a millennial VC fund that invests in early stage women and diverse entrepreneurs.


Investments21
Exits
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations16
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Illuminate Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Cindy Padnos


Illuminate Ventures invests in early-stage high-tech companies delivering enterprise cloud and mobile solutions


Investments48
Exits6
Lead Investments15
Portfolio Organizations27
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Plum Alley

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded, Women Led

Founders:Andrea Turner Moffitt, Deborah Jackson


Plum Alley is a private investment platform investing in next generation technology and healthcare companies at the Series A and B stages.


Investments20
Exits1
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations17
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Serena Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Black / African American Founded, Black / African American Led, Women Founded

Founders:Serena Williams


Serena Ventures focuses on early stage companies.


Investments32
Exits2
Lead Investments2
Portfolio Organizations28
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Boston Seed Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Nicole Stata, Peter Blacklow


Boston Seed Capital, LLC provides seed stage funding for internet-enabled businesses.


Investments65
Exits15
Lead Investments10
Portfolio Organizations43
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

StarVest Partners

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Deborah Farrington, Laura Sachar


StarVest Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in expansion, and growth capital investments.


Investments80
Exits21
Lead Investments22
Portfolio Organizations41
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Nex Cubed

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Kelsey Morgan, Kip Quackenbush


Nex Cubed is an investor and innovation partner that invests in, accelerates, and scales frontier tech companies.


Investments76
Exits1
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations74
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Acumen

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded, Women Led

Founders:Jacqueline Novogratz


Acumen is a non-profit venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty.


Investments76
Exits
Lead Investments19
Portfolio Organizations68
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Arboretum Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Jan Garfinkle, Tim Petersen


Arboretum Ventures is a Michigan-based venture capital firm investing in medical technology and healthcare companies.


Investments71
Exits17
Lead Investments25
Portfolio Organizations43
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

1776 Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Donna Harris, Evan Burfield


1776 Ventures is a global seed fund investing in companies in consumer critical sectors.


Investments53
Exits9
Lead Investments1
Portfolio Organizations33
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Victress Capital

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Lori Cashman, Suzanne Norris


Victress Capital invests in technology-enabled consumer startups led by diverse leadership.


Investments20
Exits2
Lead Investments1
Portfolio Organizations19
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Upslope Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:James Deters, Kate Beardsley, Lawrence Mandes


Upslope Ventures is an early stage venture capital fund that invests in startups across the country.


Investments71
Exits18
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations51
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Portfolia

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded, Women Led

Founders:Trish Costello


Portfolia is the venture investing platform designed for women.


Investments24
Exits2
Lead Investments1
Portfolio Organizations22
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Healthbox

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Nina Nashif


Healthbox is a an innovation consulting and fund management services firm, helping organization build and sustain innovation strategies.


Investments95
Exits11
Lead Investments3
Portfolio Organizations88
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Fernbrook Capital Management LLC

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Marigay McKee, William F Detwiler


Fernbrook invests in early-stage, tech-enabled consumer-facing companies.


Investments30
Exits
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations28
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Sofia Fund

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Cathy Connett, Dee Thibodeau, Joy Lindsay, Lisa Crump


Sofia Fund specializes in investing on women-led, technology-based, and business growth.


Investments18
Exits3
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations14
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Next Wave Impact

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded, Women Led

Founders:Alicia Robb


Early stage impact fund focusing on underrepresented founders


Investments19
Exits2
Lead Investments1
Portfolio Organizations13
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Citi Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Debby Hopkins


Citi Ventures harnesses the power of Citi to help people, businesses, and communities thrive in a world of technological change.


Investments104
Exits21
Lead Investments21
Portfolio Organizations85
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Emerson Collective

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Laurene Powell


Emerson Collective strengthens schools, secures rights for immigrants, restores relationship between humanity and nature.


Investments38
Exits2
Lead Investments12
Portfolio Organizations33
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Moderne Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Constance Freedman


Moderne Ventures is a venture fund that invests in tech real estate, mortgage, finance, insurance, and home service companies.


Investments70
Exits8
Lead Investments8
Portfolio Organizations63
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

WomensVCFund

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Edith Dorsen, Monica Dodi


Women’s VC Fund invests in early stage (A/B), revenue-generating, high-growth companies led by management teams inclusive of women.


Investments18
Exits3
Lead Investments2
Portfolio Organizations13
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

MetaProp NYC

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Aaron Block, Clelia Peters, Zachary Aarons


MetaProp is a venture capital firm focused on the real estate technology industry.


Investments99
Exits8
Lead Investments7
Portfolio Organizations77
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Impact America Fund

Diversity Spotlight: Black / African American Founded, Black / African American Led, Women Founded

Founders:Kesha Cash


Impact America Fund is an investment company that funds market opportunities which use technology to enhance the lives.


Investments15
Exits2
Lead Investments2
Portfolio Organizations12
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

DBL Partners

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Nancy Pfund


DBL Partners is an investment venture focused on companies that deliver high venture capital returns and economic benefits.


Investments59
Exits7
Lead Investments15
Portfolio Organizations31
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Longwood Fund

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Christoph Westphal, Michelle Dipp, Richard Aldrich


Longwood Fund finances science-based companies that develop novel solutions for medical problems.


Investments29
Exits10
Lead Investments5
Portfolio Organizations21
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Idealab

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Bill Gross, Marcia Goodstein, Tom Hughes


Founded in 1996 by Bill Gross, Idealab is the longest leading technology incubator.


Investments87
Exits25
Lead Investments12
Portfolio Organizations69
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Singularity University Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Monique Giggy, Peter Diamandis, Raymond Kurzweil


The Ventures division of Singularity University.


Investments42
Exits1
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations42
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Hustle Fund

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Elizabeth Yin, Eric Bahn


Hustle Fund is a seed fund for hilariously early hustlers. (Full portfolio not shown on Crunchbase)


Investments50
Exits2
Lead Investments5
Portfolio Organizations46
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Scale Venture Partners

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Kate Mitchell, Rory O’Driscoll


Scale Venture Partners is a venture capital investment firm that invests in software companies that are transforming the future of work.


Investments236
Exits69
Lead Investments93
Portfolio Organizations122
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

REACH

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Bob Goldberg, Constance Freedman, Dale Stinton


REACH is an accelerator owned and operated by Second Century Ventures, the investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®.


Investments91
Exits8
Lead Investments13
Portfolio Organizations89
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Revolution Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Clara Sieg


Revolution Ventures, part of the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution, invests in early-stage companies around the country.


Investments32
Exits6
Lead Investments3
Portfolio Organizations20
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

#Angels

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:April Underwood, Chloe Sladden, Jana Messerschmidt, Jessica Verrilli, Katie Stanton, Vijaya Gadde


#Angels is a team of experienced operators collaborating to invest in great ideas and teams.


Investments33
Exits4
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations30
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

UpWest

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Gil Ben-Artzy, Shuly Galili


UpWest is a Seed Fund based in Silicon Valley supporting Israel’s best tech entrepreneurs


Investments91
Exits12
Lead Investments2
Portfolio Organizations70
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Graph Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Julio Vasconcellos, Matt Wyndowe, Omar Siddiqui, Razmig Hovaghimian, Sarah Smith, Sebastien de Halleux, Serkan Piantino


Early stage investment group. With operations in San Francisco Bay area, New York, Brazil, Canada, Japan and Europe.


Investments54
Exits10
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations54
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

XG Ventures

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Andrea Zurek, David Lee, Pietro Dova


XG Ventures focuses on the consumer internet, including the mobile, video, gaming, social media, and online media sectors.


Investments94
Exits25
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations72
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

Centre Street Partners

Diversity Spotlight: Women Founded

Founders:Abraham Cohen, Leandra Medine


Centre Street Partners is an early stage, consumer sector-focused investment vehicle.


Investments18
Exits2
Lead Investments
Portfolio Organizations13
Accurate as of 2nd November 2020

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