Female Funders is an online destination and community for female angel investors and entrepreneurs. A place to get inspired, learn, network, and invest.
Women around the world continue to climb the corporate ladder, gain financial independence and amass personal wealth at unprecedented rates. We believe that these women are the angel investors of tomorrow - helping to support the next generation of entrepreneurs, while learning and having a lot of fun and learning along the way.
Through Female Funders we hope to create a place where women can find the knowledge, confidence and support they need to succeed on both sides of the table. Helping women make their first investment and continue their journey towards becoming better investors. And helping female entrepreneurs successfully raise capital to grow their businesses.
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Angel investors can — and often do — lose their entire investment. Angel investments should only be made if you can afford to lose the initial investment and should only be made as part of a larger investment plan.
Develop new skills, become a more savvy overall business person and investor, and find opportunities to explore new industries.
Become inspired by working with incredible women and men that are changing the world both as investors and entrepreneurs.
Have the satisfaction of knowing you’re directly helping entrepreneurs make their dreams a reality.
With a diverse portfolio , patience and consistency, angel investors can make significant returns on their investments. That said, early stage investing is high risk.
Myth 2 Women don't angel invest.
Women make up almost 20% of angel investors in the US today.Source: Forbes
Myth 3 Most angels are retired.
75 percent of angels are 55 and under, 44% are under 45 and 16% are under 35.Source: Virgin Entrepreneur
“The reason to invest is not to be an investor, but because you think this is a good idea and someone should make it happen. I invest in things that would not exist without me or some small group of investors, I invest in things that I think are worthwhile.”
Joanne Wilson, Angel Investor
“How much money did you spend on vacations this year? For many, the amount of money needed to make their first angel investment is less than what they spend on their vacations.”
Christine Tsai, Partner at 500 Startups
“You don’t need to the net worth of Elon Musk to invest. If you’re working at Google or Facebook and have been there for a few years and you’re not scraping for cash, think about how you could best spend an extra $5,000-10,000.”
FACT Only 2.7% of venture funding goes to female CEOs.Source: Babson College
FACT Only 3% of deal making venture capitalist are women.Source: Techcrunch.
FACT Teams with at least one female founder did 63% better than the all-male founder teams.Source: First Round Capital