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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

July 13, 2021
Female Founders Fund announces the closing of its Fund III after raising $57 million to create what the seven-year-old New York-based early-stage fund considers "the largest fund for seed capital specifically for female founders.

Invested in

Associated Investment Funds

Patents

Funding Rounds Participated In

Further Resources

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Author
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Type
Date

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

Lucy Feldman

Web

August 31, 2018

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

September 6, 2018

News

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Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Christine Hall
July 13, 2021
TechCrunch
Female Founders Fund announced Tuesday the closing of its Fund III after raising $57 million to create what it considers "the largest fund for seed capital specifically for female founders."
Kindra
June 15, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Kindra, a modern wellness brand for menopause essentials, announced today that it closed a $4.5 million seed funding round. The new capital...
Christine Hall
January 21, 2021
Crunchbase News
Spending power by menopausal women is largely untapped, and experts say the time to create products and services is now.
Natasha Mascarenhas
August 20, 2020
TechCrunch
Startups are rebounding. Venture capitalists are open for business. And during the pandemic, the pace of dealmaking has not slowed down. But how is this new era of uncertainty impacting underrepresented founders? Has startup-land become more inclusive, or do warm intros still dictate who gets a meeting and the way a deal closes? To talk [...]

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