WE AIM TO PROVIDE UNDERREPRESENTED ENTREPRENEURS THE VOICE AND POWER TO ACCESS CAPITAL IN A SAFE AND INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT.
Create equal opportunities for talented entrepreneurs to innovate, drive economic growth, and build a sustainable world.
COMMITMENT TO TRANSPARENCY
Our goal is to transform the process of fundraising, fostering access to great investors who value you as a founder.
As female founders, we have experienced firsthand the unique challenges of raising funding for our startups. In July 2017, we heard numerous stories of females experiencing harassment and discrimination, and we realized something needed to change. We are a group of female founders who came together from around the world with the shared desire to make raising funding more equitable.
FairFunders Inc., a nonprofit established with the goal of ensuring that everyone - regardless of race, gender identity, sexuality, disability, and economic background - has an equal chance at building their vision.
We launched an investor rating system - in the midst of the scandals across tech - to give the power back to founders. Our hope was to out the bad players and highlight the good by allowing founders to share their experiences with investors via a Glassdoor-like rating system. However, the rating system wasn't as successful as we'd hoped.
Soon after, we launched Founder Access to VCs Events (FAVEs), our bi-weekly online events that bring founders a new way to connect with investors they would not have had access to otherwise. No warm intros, elite networks, or budgets for investor conferences needed!
The success of FAVE led us to build a complimentary tool for our loyal community of founders and investors - an evolution of FAVE where we take founders’ access to VCs a step further with a simple platform for pitch deck sharing, feedback, and messaging. We're offering free access to the platform in beta while we iterate on the product to find what will be most helpful not only to underrepresented founders, but also to investors who are committed to funding diverse teams of founders.