Investors, Innovators, Influencers – Amy LaMeyer, WXR Fund

With over 18 years of experience in high growth technologies, Amy LaMeyer is a managing partner of the WXR Fund, a venture fund focused on backing female-led startups building the future of computing in spatial computing and artificial intelligence. She’s a mentor for Boost VC, Women in VR/AR and others. Tell us about the professional […] [...]

My rollercoaster pregnancy

I am 39 weeks pregnant. One night last August, I took a pregnancy test. It was positive. It was welcome. It was also unplanned. The very next day FFA kicked off Ready Set Raise, our accelerator program for venture-scale companies with women and non-binary founders, for the very first time. Lucky for me, I was […] [...]

Investors, Innovators, Influencers – Micah Baldwin, Create33 at Madrona Venture Group

Micah Baldwin is a seasoned pro in the startup world. For 20+ years he has led large-scale, multi-million dollar global growth across product and business development for venture-backed startups. He has helped drive the growth of several startup ecosystems through strategic planning, partnerships, and engagement. His primary focus: cultivate strong partner relations and corporate development […] [...]

I Am 37 Weeks Pregnant

They say that life begins at the edge of your comfort zone. I’ve been living at the edge of my comfort zone for more than three years. There are days, like today, when I lean so far outside the edge of my comfort zone that it feels like I’m falling off. It feels like fear. […] [...]

The World Is Not Binary

On April 4, 2019, 350 people gathered for the second annual Champion Awards, presented by the Female Founders Alliance and Reverb, in Seattle, Wash., to honor the people and organizations who are making an impact on gender equity. Founder and CEO of the Female Founders Alliance, Leslie Feinzaig, at 37 weeks pregnant with her second […] [...]

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 […] [...]