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"People are searching for anti-anxiety apps. It's partly anti-stress. I don't know how obvious the connections to the political climate here in America are. People are trying to find apps to calm them down rather than wind them up."
"It’s probably safe to assume that most venture capital firms are run by white men, so black hair is likely completely foreign to them," Yeluchi cofounder Antonia Opiah said. "But the size of the market shouldn’t be foreign to them....
Rosanna Pansino is one of the highest-paid women on YouTube per Forbes' estimates, making seven figures annually thanks mostly to ads and partnerships on her hugely popular channel, Nerdy Nummies, a 'geeky cooking show.' Meet the other nine list members.
Gary Vaynerchuk, 42, is #1 on Forbes' first list of Top Tech/Business Influencers, alongside such big-name digital stars as Justine 'iJustine' Ezarik and YouTube sensation Marques Brownlee.
For the members of Forbes' first list of Top Kid Influencers, it's apparent that a social media star needn't be able to read, write, or cross the street on their own.
Founder Nicci Levy recently closed a $3.2 million seed round for Alchemy 43, with backers including Kirsten Green's venture capital firm Forerunner Ventures and -- perhaps appropriately -- Drybar's Alli Webb and her brother and cofounder Michael Landau.
For the 2018 30 Under 30 list of game-changing young entrepreneurs, Forbes highlighted 600 rising stars across 20 different industries. Many of the standouts this year -- across categories as varied as venture capital and Hollywood -- happen to be women.
This brings the luxury online retailer's fundraising total to just over $300 million in seven years.
Katrina Lake's 16.6% ownership of Stitch Fix-- which blends data science and human insight to match shoppers with clothes and accessories -- was worth just over $330 million as of Tuesday's market close.
Three female founders speak out on the ways culture fails women who seek to accrue wealth -- and how to fix this 'investing gap.'
This marks one of the biggest Series B rounds raised by women founders in recent memory, and takes total investment in The Wing to over $42 million. In April, the startup raised an $8 million Series A round.
After Bumble founder Herd turned down a $450 million buyout offer from the Match Group earlier this year, the dating giant approached the company again this fall to discuss a valuation well over $1 billion. It'd make the 28-year-old a centimillionaire.
These entrepreneurs have raised millions of dollars in funding between them. They’ve built game-changing platforms, apps, and bots. They've launched exciting new products across categories as varied as vibrators, kitchenware and nail art.
Twenty-three employers, including Uber and Levi's, have publicly committed to ensuring their workers have access to birth control coverage in the face of an ongoing attack on women's healthcare rights by the Trump admin.
Hayley Barna will take the role of general partner at First Round Capital, while Rebecca Kaden has moved from the west coast back to New York as the first female partner at Union Square Ventures.
Harbinger Ventures, which focuses on female-founded companies, led the round. It couldn't come at a more competitive time for the burgeoning natural tampon market.
"There's tons of bias, there's discrimination, there's not enough inclusion and diversity in all business, in all environments," said Aileen Lee of Cowboy Ventures. "We have got to keep fighting for it."
As well as attempted murder and child abuse, the 29-year-old founder of Vungle has been charged with oral copulation of a person under 14, a lewd act upon a child, and assault with a deadly weapon.
"Our customer is always clamoring for more," said Mented Cosmetics' cofounder and CEO KJ Miller. "Our end goal is that women of color feel prioritized in the world of beauty.
This 'RTR Update,' as the service is called, will aim to win over twentysomething women, Midwesterners, and those from households with an annual income of $75,000 and up rather than $100,000.