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Finding Funding

34 Funding Sources For Female Entrepreneurs

From pitch competitions to angel investors, a girl can never have too many funding options. We’ve gathered a list of possible funding sources for female entrepreneurs.

Here’s to finding the money you need to get to the next level.

Angel Investors / Venture Capitalists

  1. 37 Angels
  2. 500 Women
  3. AccelFoods
  4. AngelList (find an investor)
  5. Astia
  6. Belle Capital
  7. Built By Girls Ventures
  8. Crowdfund Main Street (alternative funding)
  9. Female Founders Fund
  10. Forerunner Ventures
  11. Golden Seeds
  12. Global Invest Her
  13. MassNextGen
  14. Pipeline Angels
  15. Plum Alley Co
  16. The Portfolia FemTech Fund
  17. Women’s Venture Capital Fund

Competitions / Grants

  1. Amber Grant (monthly grant/scholarship giveaway)
  2. AMPLIFY (tech pitch competition)
  3. Cartier Women’s Initiative  (solving global challenges)
  4. CodeLaunch (seed accelerator competition)
  5. Draper Competition (Smith College collegiate women entrepreneurs)
  6. Eileen Fisher Women-Owned Business Grant Program (grants)
  7. FedEx Small Business Grant Contest
  8. Government Challenges (list of open challenges by federal agencies)
  9. Halstead Grant (jewelry grant award for emerging designers)
  10. JCK Industry Fund (jewelry)
  11. Mentor Capital Network (business plan competition)
  12. Ms. Foundation (organizations serving women and girls)
  13. Open Meadows (gender/racial/economic justice)
  14. Shereos (business plan competition)
  15. The Arch Grants Global Startup Competition (global startup competition)
  16. Women Startup Challenge (tech)
  17. Women Startup Competition (London competition)
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