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Black Women Making Waves in the Startup Community ๐ŸŒŠ

This Black History Month, weโ€™re looking forward at how three amazing leaders – Jessie Woolley-Wilson, Jasmine Crowe, and Tiffany Dufu – are building the future. Their excellence lies not only in their fundraising success, but in their ability to scale companies with heart and purpose, as well as profitability. Why is this important? Because if […] [...]




Looking for your first 500 customers? Rand Fishkin knows how to find them.

In last month’s FFA Forum, Rand Fishkin, Co-founder and CEO of SparkToro, gave us some invaluable insight into a strategic marketing approach that really works – especially for early stage startups who need to make a meaningful impression, get traction, and create a buzz about their world-changing idea. Here’s your roadmap – 5 steps you […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Georgene Huang, Fairygodboss

Georgene Huang is the CEO and Co-founder of Fairygodboss, the go-to professional platform for women to find relevant career-related resources; her mission is to improve the workplace for women by increasing transparency, and the $10 million Series A round she successfully raised in 2019 says that others share that mission! Tell us about your company. […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Lora Haddock, Lora DiCarlo

Lora Haddock is the CEO &ย  Founder of Lora DiCarlo, a company with the incredible mission of developing products that encourage women and people with vaginas to explore themselves, their anatomy, and support the joyful celebration of their sexuality. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? Everything we do at Lora […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Tina Tran Neville, Lana

Tina Tran Neville is the CEO of Lana Learn, a startup focused on building economic opportunities and bridging cultural gaps for students of all ages from around the world. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? Lanaโ€™s mission to connect the world with education technology, starting with English. Lana has developed […] [...]