OUR MISSION

Only 15% of funding goes to female founders.
We're here to change that.

WHO WE ARE

We are a group of 120+ female founders and 30+ female VCs from All Raise joining forces to increase the number of women who raise money to start companies. Our goal is to accelerate the success of female founders by offering access to 1:1 mentoring and community. 

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120+
Female Founders
$4B
Raised in VC funding
30+
Female VCs
$50B
Assets Under Management

HOW IT WORKS FOR FEMALE FOUNDERS

Being a founder can be lonely. It's even lonelier when you look around and don't see people who look like you.
We aim to create a safe space for female founders to get fundraising advice, mentorship, and support.

1.
REQUEST A 1:1
Request a 1:1 and tell us what you want help with. If selected, you'll receive a 45 minute 1:1 mentoring session with one of the mentors in our group. 1:1s can be done over video conference or in-person at our events in SF, NYC, Boston, or LA. You can request a specific mentor but we can't guarantee a match or that everyone will get a 1:1.
2.
GET PRACTICAL ADVICE
Our 1:1s are focused on practical, actionable advice. If you're fundraising, we can share tactical tips and best practices. If you want introductions to VCs, your mentor can send your company to our VC mentors or her own investors, if it makes sense. If you want company building advice, we can pull from our well of tribal knowledge.
3.
PAY IT FORWARD
Once you've successfully raised at least $2M+ in VC funding, we hope you'll join Female Founder Office Hours as a mentor. Mentors can also be mentees. Our long-term goal is to create a pay-it-forward chain of mentorship between every generation of female founders, and to build a strong community of women helping women.

TESTIMONIALS FROM FEMALE FOUNDERS

My co-founder turned to me the other day and said, ‘You seem to be a lot more confident since going to Female Founder Office Hours.’ I think he’s right.
— Series Seed Founder
The best part of Female Founders Office Hours was that it’s the right combination of warm/fuzzy/supportive/community and tough love — here’s how you’re fucking up your pitches, stop it.
— Maia Bittner, Founder of RocksBox and Pinch
It is a family outside of your family. The founder journey is very lonely. Being surrounded by fellow female founders but also getting access to investors who believe in female founders is just an awesome package!
— Series Seed Founder
The safe, mentoring environment was extremely helpful for doing research and asking questions that I did not feel safe asking in a general VC meeting. The pitch deck training session was invaluable.
— Series A founder

MEET THE MENTORS

All of our mentors share a passion for helping more women fundraise and start companies.