Tag: female empowerment

Diversity Matters: The Future is Female

Silicon Valley has long come under fire for its lack of diversity, largely because its version of entrepreneurship has always been accessible only to a select and privileged few. Indiegogo was founded to change that – we believe deeply that anyone should have a chance to bring their ideas to life, and we think the … read more

National Women’s Month Edition: Our Weekly News Roundup

This edition of press highlights is like a pregame for National Women’s Month, which begins on Thursday. These ladies are not only doing cool stuff, they are doing cool stuff to help other women live their best lives. Shazia Ijaz, a Pakistani American from Dearborn, Michigan, wanted all women to be able to express themselves with … read more

12 Inspiring Quotes From Female Founders

As we wrote about last year, more women are getting turned down for investment opportunities even though women-led venture-backed companies earn 12% more revenue than male-led companies. Only 2.7% of venture-backed companies from 2011 to 2013 had female CEOs. Despite these hurdles, we have countless women on our site being bold to make change happen … read more

Cocktails and Crowdfunding: How Two Entrepreneurs Opened the First Female Distillery in D.C.

“Think of everything realized, decided and solved over a great cocktail.” If you talk about something long enough, the time eventually comes to quit dreaming and put it into action.  Republic Restorative founders, Pia Carusone and Rachel Gardner talked about their love of bourbon and dreamed of opening a distillery for five years. They finally realized … read more

PERK POWER: Surfer Talk & Family Trees

$15 Terror Magazine Location: Austin, USA Covering the gamet of art, beauty, business, culture, craft and health, Terror is a quarterly publication with an online component.  Focused on female empowerment the online magazine is ’catering to the protestors, the beauty queens, the punks, librarians and activists including pole dancing neuroscientists.’  PERK  The very first issue … read more