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Founder program Tech Ready Women is looking for 100 budding startup entrepreneurs

- March 17, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Female founders education program Tech Ready Women is running an eight-week startup program ‘idea to MVP’ (minimum viable product) for 100 women in entrepreneurship. The startup program is built on four key pillars; community, mentoring, skills/education, and investment. It has been specifically designed for non-tech female founders who want to step confidently into the tech… Read more »

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Angel investment network Scale Investors appoints two new female CEOs

- March 16, 2021 2 MIN READ

Melbourne angel investment network Scale Investors has chose two co-CEOs,  Chelsea Newell and Samar Mcheileh, to replace departed boss Ariane Barker. Scale invests in female-led startups and was founded in 2013 by a group of leading Melbourne businesswomen. With the backing of high net worth individuals, the organisation has backed 30 companies in that time… Read more »

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Antler launches The Reindeer Network to empower female innovators

- June 25, 2020 2 MIN READ

Antler Australia has unveiled a new program aimed at empowering and inspiring ambitious women to launch and lead their own startup.  Female founders face significant hurdles when accessing capital, tapping into supportive networks and backing themselves, according to this recent government report. These hurdles are part of the reason why only 56% of startups have… Read more »

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An $18 million government program backing female founders is seeking feedback

- August 26, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

The Australian Government is currently seeking feedback on its $18 million Female Founders Initiative, due to roll out in 2020. Industry, Science and Technology Minister Karen Andrews said the program is designed to support female business founders and consultation on it is underway until September 30. “We want to give businesses led by women the best… Read more »

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This female founder told investors she had two important projects underway as she raised $2.2 million

- August 1, 2019 4 MIN READ

Work180 co-founders Gemma Lloyd and Valeria Ignatieva. Photo: supplied Work180 has raised $2.2m as part of its mission to end workplace discrimination Giant Leap and Investible have joined Kim Jackson’s Skip Capital, which led the raise It counts Microsoft, NAB, BHP and Atlassian among its clients. When Gemma Lloyd set out to raise $2.2 million… Read more »