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Investors, Innovators, Influencers – Rand Fishkin

Rand Fishkin is the Cofounder & CEO of SparkToro. When we first sent him this questionnaire, he responded to one question with a lengthy excerpt from The Tempest, by Shakespeare (we did not include it here, but if you email us, we’ll send it to you), which gives you a glimpse into his character – […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Tracy Lawrence, Chewse

Tracy Lawrence built Chewse—a meal delivery service that plans and delivers family-style office catering from the best local restaurants—with the mission that no one would eat lunch alone. Chewse hires their hospitality team locally, sources their food from local restaurants, and donates unwanted meals. They take every opportunity to pull up a chair at the […] [...]




Introducing Ready Set Raise Cohort 2

Female Founders Alliance Welcomes Second Accelerator Class; Focus on Companies Changing the Landscape for Women and Non-Binary Entrepreneurs Microsoft for Startups, Providence St. Joseph Health, Brex, Cooley LLP, WeWork Labs, Project W partner with Female Founders Alliance to help founders secure early-stage investments Today, in partnership with Microsoft for Startups, we announced the Class of […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Annabel John, Modestwist

Annabel John, Founder and CEO of fashion start-up Modestwist, is on a mission to make modesty mainstream and cater for a market that has remained underserved within the fashion marketplace for the past decade. With Modestwist recently selected as ‘Top 36 Global start-ups of 2019’ by Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund and the modest fashion market forecast to […] [...]




Investors, Innovators, Influencers – Alex Iskold

After planting roots in engineering, Alex Iskold moved into the startup landscape, where he founded two companies before becoming the Managing Director at Techstars. Now a Managing Partner at 2048 Ventures, Alex has invested in over 100 companies; he believes that when you mix vision with empathy and discipline, you find magic. Tell us about […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Angel Wallace, tipnpost

Maryland-based founder and CEO, Angel Wallace, created tipnpost, a cloud-based interactive software that connects restaurants, bar staff and management of all sizes to streamline the tip process, providing an efficient way to monitor, distribute, and report tips. Their enterprise software is changing the industry standard for both sides, staff and management, and it transforms the […] [...]




Investors, Innovators, Influencers – Ruchika Tulshyan

Ruchika Tulshyan is the CEO of Candour, an Angel Investor and the author of The Diversity Advantage: Fixing Gender Inequality in the Workplace. She eschews boxes, colors outside the lines, and believes deeply that diversity is essential for success, and that it takes a village to raise an idea. Tell us about the professional journey […] [...]