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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Holiday Gift Guide from Women-Founded Businesses
I am so excited to share this year’s gift guide with you. I’ve carefully curated these items from women-owned businesses, but rest assured, there is something for everyone on this list!