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Female Founder Feature – Nicole Schmidt

Nicole Schmidt is the founder of krowdsourced, a company focused on transforming the commercial construction industry through increasing access to information and simplifying collaboration. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? Our company is changing the way that the commercial construction industry operates. From discovery through fulfillment, we want to be […] [...]




2nd Annual Champion Awards Honors Top Allies for Women and Non-Binary Founders and Professionals

Sold-out event celebrated more than 300 individuals and organizations who were nominated as champions for gender equity. More than 1,000 voters helped to select winners in seven categories. SEATTLE – April 5, 2019 – The Female Founders Alliance, dedicated to accelerating the success of highly-scalable startups led by women and non-binary founders, and Reverb, providing […] [...]




Ready Set Raise is now X Combinator

**Happy April Fools’ Day! Ready Set Raise is no joke though – applications open in May. Sign up for our newsletter to stay in the know with the Female Founders Alliance.** Last year, the Female Founders Alliance launched a startup accelerator specifically designed for women, by women. We identified a gap among our members at […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Catherine Crandall

Catherine Crandall is the founder of Amlia. Like so many of our members, she founded her company to solve a real problem she was facing in her everyday life. She was finding it difficult to organize and track her daily supplements; when she discovered that she wasn’t alone, she was inspired to fill that gap! […] [...]




Access Portland – Check Out the Lineup

Heading to Access Portland this year? Here are the VIPs that will move your business forward. Meet the Investors: Matt Abrams – Seven Peaks Ventures: Matt is a General Partner at Seven Peaks Ventures. His primary focus is Enterprise Data Analytics and Machine Intelligence. He also focuses heavily on AR/VR, Security, and Quantum technologies and […] [...]




We’re All In This Together: Why I Support FFA

The Female Founders Alliance didn’t exist when I started Simplicity Consulting in 2006. When I stepped away from a successful, 14-year career in corporate America, some people thought I was crazy. I wasn’t sure if I’d be successful out on my own, but I knew that I needed something different. I had a track record […] [...]