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

Invest in yourself, pay it forward.

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The amount of barrier-free funding we are on track to support over 15+ businesses with since 2019.

Many women-identifying founders 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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Started by founders for founders, the Founders Fund provides the next generation of women-identifying 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 programaming and help us grow our pool of funding available to hardworking and deserving women-identifying 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. Support, insight and advice from other women founders has absolutely underpinned our success to date"

- 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. I didn’t know anything about entrepreneurship, but I saw myself and my social impact goals reflected in the Fund’s vision - and that gave me the sense of belonging I needed to get started."

-Neria Aylward, Founder of Well Rounded Academy