Tag: Startups

Leadership Feature: Sarah Kunst Invests in Female Entrepreneurship

Leadership Feature: Sarah Kunst’s Venture Capital Fund Invests in Female Entrepreneurship. Anyone who’s ever tried to launch their own business understands that the startup world can be a tough space. But if you’re a woman, specifically a woman of color, looking to invest in a business, the industry often proves to be even harder; nonprofit organization All Raise reports that only 11 percent…

A New $5 Million Dollar VC Fund Fueling Women-owned Business.

This VC Fund caters to pre-seed, seed, and Series A startups while servicing an underrepresented segment of women vying for more representation and funding opportunities. Fearless Fund Launches $5 Million Dollar VC Fund Fueling Women Of Color Owned Business. The Fearless Fund invests in women of color-led businesses seeking pre-seed, seed level, or series A funding. With a mission of…

Mom, Can I Stay Up to Prepare for My Pitch?

Lucy Lareau is excited about the publication of her latest book, this one on monarch butterflies. Conceiving, writing, editing and promoting it required hard work — all while she was finishing the seventh grade. With her mother and co-author, Liz Lareau, 12-year-old Lucy has a contract with the publisher, Papercutz, to produce 10 graphic novels about girls who use their skills in science, engineering,…

3 Women Business Owners Share Their Best Advice

Whether you’re working to expand your side hustle into a full-time operation or just have an idea you know could be huge, taking the first steps toward turning your dream into an up-and-running business can be daunting — especially if you’ve never done it before. Bader would know; TrialJectory, a company she created in 2017 to connect cancer patients to…

Uncharted Power Founder Jessica O. Matthews on Building The Anti-Silicon Valley Energy Startup.

“My name is Jessica O. Matthews, and I am the founder and CEO of Uncharted Power. I used to tell people I’m the perfect mashup between Bill Nye the Science Guy and Beyoncé.” Matthews’ opening line at Disney’s recent Demo Day, where startups that completed its accelerator present, carries a lot of truth. Like Nye, she enjoys building, testing and…