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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 […] [...]




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 […] [...]




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! […] [...]