Funding, Mentorship and Resources for Women Identifying Entrepreneurs – Founders Fund

Making investing in women accessible to everyone.

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The amount of barrier-free funding we have supported over 20+ businesses with since 2019.

Many women are facing systemic & intersectional barriers that are holding them back from reaching their potential.

But what if there was a way for all of us to come together? To invest in our own success while also paying it forward?


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Become a Funder, Sponsor or Mentor.

Started by founders for founders, the Founders Fund provides the next generation of women entrepreneurs with the funding, community and resources they need to change the world. But we can’t do it alone.

We’re looking for people (like you!) to support our programming and help us grow our pool of funding available to hardworking and deserving entrepreneurs.

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"The support from the founders fund community is not only a massive financial help, but also such a vote of confidence from a community we respect and admire."

- Mikayla Wujec & Naomi Blackman, Founders of Alder Apparel (2020 Funding Recipients)

"Seeing successful people who look like me, reminds me that I am capable of taking up space and disrupting e-commerce."

-Edo Odozor, Founder of Naij Hair

"I wish this program existed when I started my business."

-Kat Gaskin, Mentor & Founder of The Content Planner

"The first investment I made when I decided to start a business was a Founders’ Fund membership. The community gave me the sense of belonging I needed to get started."

-Neria Aylward, Founder of Well Rounded Academy