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Female Founders Fund

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Anu Duggal

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Total investments 86
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$6M
Portfolio companies 60
Rounds per year 9.56
Lead investments 7
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.30
Exits 5
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Apps
  • Internet
Summary

In 2014 was created Female Founders Fund, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York. The company was established in North America in United States.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 14 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. This Female Founders Fund works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. When the investment is from Female Founders Fund the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

This organization was formed by Anu Duggal. The overall number of key employees were 1.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Female Founders Fund, startups are often financed by Collaborative Fund, Mesa Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Great Oaks Venture Capital, BBG Ventures, Montage Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Great Oaks Venture Capital, IVP (Institutional Venture Partners), Grace Beauty Capital.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Billie, Rockets of Awesome, Coterie. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Technology, Mobile. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Oula Health

Health Care
Personal Health
Women's
$19M12 Jan 2023 New York, New York, United States

The Lanby

Fitness
Health Care
Wellness
$2M28 Nov 2022 New York, New York, United States

Arey

Beauty
E-Commerce
$4M16 Nov 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Gabbi

Health Care
Sex Tech
$4M27 Oct 2022 Portland, Oregon, United States

Prismpop

Communities
E-Commerce
Internet
$3M10 May 2022 Pasadena, California, United States

Boss Beauties

Finance
Trading Platform
Women's
$4M20 Apr 2022 -

Glow Labs

Blockchain
Loyalty Programs
Online Portals
$4M12 Apr 2022 -

womp

Hardware
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing
Product Design
$4M10 Mar 2022 New York, New York, United States

fable

Consumer Goods
$9M17 Jan 2022 New York, New York, United States
News
Kenshō Health Raises $3.5M in Seed Funding

– Kenshō Health is a care navigation and provider discovery platform for holistic medicine.
– The company raised $3.5m in seed funding.
– The round was led by KB Partners, with participation from Company Ventures and Gaingels.
– All of Kenshō’s Pre-Seed investors – Crosscut, Female Founders Fund, Alumni Ventures Group, and Evolve Foundation also take a participation in the round.
– The company intends to use the funds to continue to build out its team, drive patient demand, and capture provider supply, serviced by its latest product, Care Matching.

Wagmo raises $12.5M to offer pet insurance (and a lot more)

– Wagmo, a pet insurance and perks startup, raised $12.5m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Revolution Ventures with participation from Female Founders Fund, Clocktower Technology Ventures, and Vestigo Ventures.
– Angels, including Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jim Grube, Marilyn Hirsch, David Ronick, and Michael Akkerman, also participated in the round.
– The company was founded by Christie Horvath and Ali Foxworth, who both came from the world of finance and insurance and realized the gap in the market when it comes to pet insurance.
– Most pet insurance providers cover the big emergencies, such as surgeries, broken bones, etc. But anyone with a pet, and especially a new puppy (like myself), knows that the costs of basic care can add up very quickly.

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