2019 just might go down in history as the year for women in venture capital. While 2018 saw the creation of several women-led funds, incubators for female founders and other new companies, 2019 was the time for these new initiatives to get their footing and make an impact. There are two reasons why there has
Women in business deserve to recognized, and deserve a platform to learn from and help each other!
This category on the FundKite blog serves to showcase the wonderful accomplishments of women in business and provide additional tips for navigating the business world.
Inspire and be inspired by these stories and tips!
Wondering how to grow a woman-owned business? While being a female entrepreneur is certainly more challenging than being a male entrepreneur, there are marketing angles you can take advantage of that men don’t have access to. There is a large community of other female business owners wondering how to grow a woman-owned business, and a
The number of women in finance is growing, but the journey to expanding the female presence in the finance industry has been filled with hard work and much collaboration. One thing is certain about this initiative, women helping women is the best way to move forward. Senior level women in finance have been mentoring and
With the ability to work and obtain an income also came the question many women struggle with throughout their careers: family or work? While many women choose both, the fact is, there are times when you have to choose between a crying baby and a client call, a sick toddler and a board meeting, joining
International Women’s Day is recognized every year on March 8th, and this year in 2019, it falls on a Friday. Wondering if and how you should celebrate? While you don’t need to have a formal party, acknowledging the day and making the women of the office feel special can go a long way for those
According to research by Dana Kanze, the answer is yes, female entrepreneurs get less funding. Kanze broadcasted her research in a TedTalk on December 20th, 2018 explaining the implicit gender bias in both male and female venture capitalists funding entrepreneurs. Kanze found that despite the increase in female representation in venture capital firms, male and
Stay at home motherhood is the talk of every mommy blog these days. Whether a woman chooses to stay home and raise her kids or go back to work after maternity leave, everyone has an opinion on it and is happy to use the internet to vocalize their views. There’s no shortage of articles discussing
Although women-led businesses make up a substantial percentage of America’s businesses community, women are still finding it harder to get small business loans than men. According to the Small Business Association (SBA), the amount of startup capital is directly related to a small business’ ability to succeed. There are many loans available for women business owners