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Female Founders Fund

Female Founders Fund

A venture capital firm investing in startups founded by women. It was founded in 2013 and is located in New York City.

Female Founders Fund is a venture capital firm founded in 2013 by Anu Duggal. The firm is also known as F3 or FCubed. Its headquarters is located in New York City, New York. As of February 2019, the firm is managing a portfolio containing 30 companies and has sold its shares in seven companies. Its most recent investment was on January 2019 for Billie, a brand selling female-oriented shaving supplies and premium body care products.

Funding

Female Founders Fund has an interest in investing in startups in four industries: online marketplaces, e-commerce, web-enabled services, and web platforms. The firm has managed to raise a total of $59 million through three funding series, with its latest held in May 2018. This funding round amassed $27 million, the same amount the firm has collected during its second funding round which was conducted in June 2016.

Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Website
Industry
Location

WayUp is a company connecting students with jobs during and after college. It participated in the W15 cohort of Y Combinator.

Billie is an American e-commerce company that manufactures and sells razors marketed directly toward women.

Reaction Commerce is a real time and open source commerce platform for modern retailers and brands.

Sawyer is a Brooklyn-based company.

Shine is a sms company.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
5,000,000
1,950,000
October 16, 2013
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Anu Duggal

Founder



Emily St. Denis

Director of Community



Sutian Dong

Partner



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

'Thank God You Exist.' These Female VCs Have $27 Million to Invest in Women's Ideas

Lucy Feldman

Web

August 31, 2018

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

The Women Of NYC's Female Founders Fund On The Face Of Entrepreneurship & Supporting Women | TIME

September 6, 2018

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

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Billie







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Eloquii







Entrypoint







Gixo







Hop Sobriety







Knowsy







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Loverly







Manicube







Maven







Minibar







Peanut







Primary







Reachify







Sawyer







Shine







Spruce Up







Tala







Thrive Global







Viyet







References