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.
After a busy summer, we are back with our monthly series, Glass 2% Funded

Guild Education Raises $265M Series F

Glass Half Funded tracked 62 venture capital deals totaling $957M for women-founded startups over the past three months. Two deals, Guild Education and Vanta, were over $100M each!
In May, GHF tracked 24 deals across U.S. companies in various industries with founding teams of all women

Rael Raises $35M Series B

This month, we tracked 24 deals and $117.2M of VC funding to founding teams of all women. The biggest deal was Rael, which provides organic hygiene products.
Like many of you, I have been listening to a lot more podcasts lately, with the pandemic and working from home.

Best Podcasts for Working Women

Like many of you, I have been listening to a lot more podcasts lately, with the pandemic and working from home. I posted my favorite podcasts over a year ago, so I thought it was time to refresh the list. Some of my favorites are the same, but I’ve also found some new ones!
In April, GHF tracked 31 deals across U.S. companies in various industries with founding teams of all women

Ellevest Raises $53M Series B

This month, we tracked $449.1M of venture capital funding to founding teams of all women, representing 19% growth over last month. The biggest deal was Ellevest, an investing platform designed for women.
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!
In March, we tracked $376.4M of venture capital funding to founding teams of all women, representing 5% growth over February.

Chief Raises $100M Series B

This month, GHF tracked $376.4M of venture capital funding to founding teams of all women, representing 5% growth over last month. The biggest deal was Chief, a membership for women executives and leaders.
In February, we tracked $357.3M of venture capital funding to founding teams of all women, representing 30% growth over January.

Equip Health Raises $58M Series B

This month, we tracked $357.3M of venture capital funding to founding teams of all women, representing 30% growth over last month. The biggest deal was Equip Health, which provides at-home eating disorder treatment.
Glass 2% Funded: January VC Funding Report

Savage X Fenty Raises $125M Series C

This month, GHF tracked 19 VC deals with founding teams of all women totaling $275M. The biggest deal was Savage X Fenty, Rihanna’s beauty company.
Happy New Year! Apparently it’s 2022, even if it still feels like 2020.

21 Books for Venture Capitalists

Happy New Year! 2021 was a big year for me. I moved cities and moved careers, finally landing a job in venture capital. I want to share the books I read this year that got me here.