Note: Accelerators with an asterisk (*) are women-only.

500 Startups – California

*Aviatra Accelerators — Ohio / Kentucky

AZ TechCelerator – Arizona

Backstage — Multi-State

*BIG – Georgia

Change Catalyst — California / Multi-State

Code2040 – California

Dreamit Ventures – Multi-State

Entrepreneur Roundtable Accelerator – New York

*Equita — California (Tech)

Foodx – New York

gener8tor – Minnesota

*Hera Labs — California

Launch Tennessee – Tennessee

Mass Challenge – Massachusetts

*MergeLane – Colorado

New Venture Challenge – Illinois

reSET – Connecticut

Sephora Accelerate – California (beauty)

SheEO — Global

*Springboard Enterprises – Washington, D.C.

Startup Space — (Global, online)

Store No. 8 —New York (retail)

Techstars – Colorado

*The Refinery – Connecticut

The South Florida Accelerator – Florida

Valley Venture Mentors – Massachusetts

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Student Entrepreneur Program — Multi-State

*Women’s Startup Lab – California

Wyoming Technology Business Center – Wyoming

Y Combinator – California

Yield Lab – Global (food)


37 Angels

500 Women


AngelList (find an investor)

Aspect Ventures

Astia Angels

Backstage Capital

BBG Ventures

Belle Capital

Brava Investments

Broadway Angels women investing in both male and female-led teams

Built By Girls Ventures

Cowboy Ventures

Crowdfund Main Street (alternative funding)

Empire Angels

Female Founders Fund

Forerunner Ventures

Founders Fund

Global Fund for Women

Global Invest Her

Global InvestHer Growing women leaders in corporations, investing in women entrepreneurs

Golden Seeds

Golden Seeds

Illuminate Ventures Founded by Springboard alumna Cindy Padnos

Launch Angels Early-stage firm investing in companies sourced through equity crowdfunding sites

Manos Angel Network


Pipeline Angels

Pipeline Fellowship angel investing bootcamp for women, focused on investing in women social entrepreneurs

Pique Ventures

Plum Alley


Reign Ventures

Scale Ventures

The JumpFund

The Portfolia FemTech Fund

Topstone Angels

Tory Burch Foundation micro-loans for women entrepreneurs

Wedu Investing in women leading change

Women in Venture LA

Women’s Capital Connection regional angel fund investing in women-led companies surrounding Kansas City

Women’s Earth Alliance

Women’s Funding Network

Women’s Global Connection

Women’s Venture Capital Fund

Women’s Venture Capital Fund Small fund focused on west-coast digital media and sustainability companies led by women



Amber Grant (monthly grant/scholarship giveaway)

AMPLIFY (tech pitch competition)

Cartier Women’s Initiative  (solving global challenges)

CodeLaunch (seed accelerator competition)

Draper Competition (Smith College collegiate women entrepreneurs)

Eileen Fisher Women-Owned Business Grant Program (grants)

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Government Challenges (list of open challenges by federal agencies)

Halstead Grant (jewelry grant award for emerging designers)

JCK Industry Fund (jewelry)

Mentor Capital Network (business plan competition)

Ms. Foundation (organizations serving women and girls)

Open Meadows (gender/racial/economic justice)

Shereos (business plan competition)

The Arch Grants Global Startup Competition (global startup competition)

Women Startup Challenge (tech)

Women Startup Competition (London competition)



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Hispana Realizada provides Hispanic women entrepreneurs and business leaders resources, mentoring, and a variety of training and development programs and solutions in Spanish to expand establish or expand a business and promote women’s empowerment all while stimulating local economies.

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Our Mission

To empower Hispanic women so they may reach their full potential and become agents of change and influence for themselves and their families through entrepreneurship, mentoring, training, and development support.

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