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 […] [...]




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 […] [...]




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 […] [...]




Meet the VIPs Attending Access Seattle

If you’re attending Access Seattle this year, you’ll get the chance to meet people that can move your business forward. Here’s a list of our Access Seattle VIPs. Meet Investors: Dennis Joyce – Angel Investor: Dennis is an early-stage investor and Real Estate Portfolio Manager specializing in early-stage investing, and Angel and Pre-Seed syndication. He […] [...]




FFA + WeWork Labs: Announcing our new partnership

The Female Founders Alliance has a brand new home. Today, we are thrilled to announce a broad national partnership with WeWork Labs, setting the stage for a meaningful collaboration that will benefit all our members — and every female entrepreneur who is a WeWork member, too. Together, FFA and WeWork labs will build a more […] [...]




Keeping up with the Female Founders Alliance

“CHANGE FOR WOMEN, BY WOMEN.”Ready Set Raise Recaps Two weeks have passed since Demo Night and it’s still a surreal experience for me. My team and I have spent this time reflecting on Ready Set Raise, following up with our participants, and evaluating our feedback. We realized that since the idea sparked in June, till […] [...]




Tomorrow is the night! Demo night!

Tomorrow we rock it out! It was less than 4 months ago that I hired my team, the incomparable Anita Loomba and Sage Quiamno. On their first day, I told them my "BHAG" (that’s business peak for big, hairy, audacious goal): "I want to launch a national accelerator. In September. Of this year." To their […] [...]