Female Founders IAN BRIAN GACHUNU

The Gender Gap in Financial Access is a Chasm

African entrepreneurs’ access to funding is far from equal, with women being the most disadvantaged.

Female Founders JESSICA STILLMAN

Female Billionaires, Moguls and CEOs Keep Offering Women the Exact Same Career Advice

Four separate superstars have all said this is the secret of success.

Female Founders AMANDA PRESSNER KREUSER

2 Reasons Women Still Get Less Than 3 Percent of VC Funding

The gender funding gap persists – and it's holding innumerable female founders back from launching their businesses. Two studies dig into why its still tougher to get a dollar if you're a woman.

Female Founders INC. STAFF

Seven Productivity Secrets From the Female Founders 100

How do they get more done every day? By finding their focus – and it isn't on work all the time.

Female Founders BRIAN BAKKER

Balancing Gender Parity in Africa

Research shows consistently that female-led businesses are more successful. So why do women find it so hard to get funding?

Female Founders REBECCA DECZYNSKI

This New TV Show for Women in Business Can Help You Earn $100,000 for Your Company--Apply Now

New TV show, dubbed Women of Wall Street, puts female founders in the spotlight. Don't miss your chance to shine.

Female Founders ALI DONALDSON

Female Founders Are Showing Strength in a Tough Venture Capital Environment

Startups with at least one woman on their leadership team have raised $20.8 billion so far this year, according to recent data from Pitchbook.

Female Founders CHARISSA CASSELS

This Female Founder is Changing Africa’s Story

Moky Makura is taking sacred cows head-on and plans to completely rewrite the continent’s narrative.

Female Founders JESSICA STILLMAN

Use This Olympian's 'Rule of Thirds' to Chase Any Big Dream

If you don't feel lousy a third of the time, you're probably not aiming high enough, says Alexi Pappas.

Female Founders DAVE KERPEN

Female Founders Who Are Pioneering Change in the Boardroom

These companies are working to bring more women onto boards.

Female Founders DIANA RANSOM

What Leadership Looks Like for Female Founders in a Post-Girlboss World

On this International Women's Day, the time is now to rethink the workplace for the good of everyone--future female founders and employees included.

Female Founders CHARISSA CASSELS

Addressing the Deficit in Funding for Female Founders

Sisters are doing it for themselves, explicitly creating fintech companies to increase financial access for other women.

Female Founders CAROL SANKAR

Why There's Never Been a Better Time to Encourage Female Founders

When female founders are given the right opportunities, they quickly turn the business into a worthwhile investment.

Female Founders SHAMA HYDER

How to Advance Your Reputation as a Woman in Tech

If you use your voice, communicate your knowledge confidently, find your differentiating factor, build a reputation, and support others, you will go further as a woman in tech.

Female Founders STEVEN I. WEISS

VC Funding for Women-Led Companies Is Up. But Is It Up Enough?

Venture capitalist Geri Kirilova of Laconia on how VC for women-led companies is growing, albeit slowly.

Female Founders BILL SHAPIRO

Meet These 5 Businesswomen That Double as History Makers

Female entrepreneurial luminaries like Madam C.J. Walker and Mary Katharine Goddard were few and far between over the years, but they helped pave the way for younger rule breakers including Serena Williams.

Female Founders JESSICA STILLMAN

Female Founders Are Staging an Impressive Comeback in 2021, New Data Shows

2021 is shaping up to be a "banner year" for female-founded startups, new Pitchbook data shows.

Female Founders TIM CRINO

Happy Family Organics Founder Shazi Visram Talks Sustainability

The future is green--don't get left behind.

Female Founders SHANEA LEVEN

What I've Learned as a Black Female Founder in Silicon Valley

As one of the many Black women who have overcome a barrage of potentially defeating sociocultural challenges to thrive, here's what I've learned along the way.

Female Founders GABRIELLE BIENASZ

Jennifer Lopez on Authenticity and Her Biggest Motivations

The entertainer and founder discussed the factors that fueled her success during an event to celebrate Small Business Week and Hispanic Heritage month.

Female Founders BRIT MORSE

SBA Provides $2.7 Million in Funding for Women Business Centers in 13 States

The agency is targeting locations in small, diverse, and rural communities.

Female Founders SHIVANI VORA

How This Jamaican Jewelry Designer Built a Thriving Business With a Little Help From Instagram, Kate Hudson, and Michelle Obama

Jamaican immigrant Chari Cuthbert started Bychari in Los Angeles with few connections. Last year, her 'Vote' necklace became part of an important national conversation.

Female Founders LINDSAY BLAKELY

Get Recognized for Your Success: Apply Now for Inc.'s 2021 Female Founders 100

We're looking to celebrate 100 inspiring, trail-blazing women who thrived in a very tough year.

Female Founders INC. STAFF

Sign Up Now: Meet Tatcha CEO Victoria Tsai in This Exclusive Inc. Stream Event, Today at 12 p.m. ET

Yes, business can be beautiful. Join a conversation that will inform and inspire your entrepreneurial journey.

Female Founders SHAZI VISRAM

What I Learned From 15 Years Building Happy Family Organics

And how I'm applying it to my next company.

Female Founders KIMBERLY WEISUL

How Women-Owned Businesses Are Faring in Covid

Women entrepreneurs are both reining in expenses and executing creative pivots.

Female Founders INC. STAFF

Sign Up Now: How Lisa Price Built Carol's Daughter into a Multimillion-Dollar Beauty Brand in an Exclusive Stream Event, Friday January 29

Join Inc. in a conversation about leading with authenticity and unleashing your creativity.

Female Founders GABRIELLE BIENASZ

The SBA Is Stepping Up Its Efforts to Help Women Entrepreneurs

Ascent, a free e-learning platform launched by the Small Business Administration, walks users through the process of starting and running a business.

Female Founders JESSICA STILLMAN

Congrats, You Got a Promotion. A New Study of 25,000 Women Says You Are Now More Likely to Be Sexually Harassed

Nope, things aren't better the higher up you climb. They're worse.


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