Every year, Forbes puts out a list of the top 100 venture capital investors, called the Midas List.

The World’s Best Women VC’s

Every year, Forbes puts out a list of the top 100 venture capital investors, called the Midas List. This year, 11 of the 100 are women, which is down from last year’s record of 12. At Glass Half Funded, we know the venture capital industry is still very much dominated by men, so we aren’t surprised by the low number of women on the list. However, we still want to celebrate the women who made it!
10 Women-Led Startups Focused on Sustainability

10 Women-Led Startups Focused on Sustainability

At Glass Half Funded, it’s important to us that we highlight and celebrate women entrepreneurs. We are especially excited when women are using their skills to make the world a better place. These women are literally doing just that! Given that the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report gave humanity a CODE RED, this work is of the utmost importance right now.
At Glass Half Funded, we love female-founded businesses and today, we are highlighting an amazing group of women running FinTech companies. With only 12% of FinTech founders being female, it's important to support and celebrate these trailblazing women! Check out our list of female-founded FinTechs.

12 Women-Founded FinTech Companies

At Glass Half Funded, we love female-founded businesses and today, we are highlighting an amazing group of women running FinTech companies. With only 12% of FinTech founders being female, it’s important to support and celebrate these trailblazing women! Check out our list of female-founded FinTechs.
Choosing to be a techno-optimist or techno-pessimist is an outlier, extremist view that is only appropriate in the context of a manifesto.

The False Choice of Techno-Optimism

I don’t believe we have to put ourselves into techno-optimist or techno-pessimist camps. When I think about human advancement, I orient around Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. I believe our deployment of technology to date has been incredible for satisfying lower-level needs, but when it comes to our higher-level needs of belonging and self-esteem, I think technology has been more harmful than helpful.
If a VC passes on your investment, there are a few best practices to consider in your response and reaction that will increase your chances of getting funded in the future.

What To Do When a VC Says No

It can be very disheartening to be rejected by investors. Especially when you’ve got an amazing startup idea and you’re putting everything into it. If a VC passes on your investment, there are a few best practices to consider in your response and reaction that will increase your chances of getting funded in the future.
We’re back with our monthly funding news, covering venture capital deals for women-founded companies. Last month, we tracked 19 deals totaling $261M.

August Venture Funding News

We’re back with our monthly funding news, covering venture capital deals for women-founded companies. Last month, we tracked 19 deals totaling $261M.
Companies in the space have been getting a lot of attention lately, but the industry is fairly male-dominated. So today I’m excited to share more about 20 AI companies that are founded by women.

20 Incredible Women-Founded AI Companies

I’m excited to share more about women-founded companies that are using AI in a variety of use cases – everything from agriculture, healthcare, commerce, music, and more!