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 […] [...]




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 […] [...]




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 […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Farah Allen, The Labz

Farah Allen, CEO and founder of The Labz, created a collaborative workspace that provides automated tracking, rights management, protection—using Blockchain technology—of your music files during and after you create them. As an IT management consultant, Farah has been developing software solutions for 14 years; she specializes in Enterprise Collaboration and Data Management. Tell us about […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Candice Smith, Caregiven

Candice Smith is the CEO and Founder of Caregiven. Caregiven was born out of a simple, hard-learned truth: there is nothing in life that prepares us for the diagnosis of a loved one. Candice’s experience in her father’s passing gave her the strength to create a caregiving app targeted at empowering and guiding family caregivers […] [...]




Investors, Innovators, Influencers – Shellie Willis

Shellie Willis, winner of The Sponsor award at our 2019 Champion Awards, is the founder of Redefining You Foundation. She’s most passionate about serving and supporting women in transition from military service, addressing the unique challenges they face and providing both a safe space and resources for a clearer path forward. Tell us about your […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Kristy McCann Flynn

Kristy McCann Flynn is the CEO & Founder of GoCoach, a company providing personalized learning at scale for anyone to own their career. We are a diverse, inclusive, safe and supportive environment for people to learn and upskill. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? GoCoach provides personalized continuous learning to […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Dani Cone

Dani Cone is the Founder & CEO of Cone & Steiner and Fuel Coffee. Recently featured in Geekwire and Underwire, she loves her work – she’s scrappy and creative, and uses both of those traits to move her business forward into new and innovative areas (like online ordering and delivery!), but believes that nothing can […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Debbie Hendrickx

Debbie Hendrickx is the Owner and gelato maker of Swell, gelato for dogs; she finds inspiration in simple, delicious ingredients as well as the lessons she learns from her furry customers. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? When my 18 year retail career came to an end in 2016, I […] [...]




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 […] [...]