Radical Resources

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FEMALE ORGANIZATIONS TO EXPLORE

FEMALE ORGANIZATIONS TO EXPLORE WEB LINK
FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR ASSOC. http://femaleentrepreneurassociation.com
ELLEVATE NETWORK https://www.ellevatenetwork.com
HERA LABS http://www.heralabs.com
THE STORY EXCHANGE http://thestoryexchange.org
GIRL BOSS http://www.girlboss.com
BUSINESS CHICKS https://businesschicks.com
SHE EO http://www.sheeo.world
SELF MADE http://becomingselfmade.com
BLAST OFF BUSINESS BREAKTHROUGH http://blastoffevent.com
WOMEN’S SPHERE FOUNDATION http://www.womenspherefoundation.org
WOMEN 2.0 https://women2.com
THE GLOBAL WOMEN’S PROJECT http://theglobalwomensproject.com.au
NAWBO-National Association of Women Business Owners https://www.nawbo.org
NOW- National Organization for Women http://now.org
CHIC CEO http://www.chic-ceo.com
DUTIEE http://www.dutiee.com
THE FOUNDING MOMS https://foundingmoms.com
GIRL TANK http://www.girltank.org
GLOBAL WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP NETWORK http://www.gwln.org
RENAISSANCE ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTER http://www.rencenter.org
OGUNTE http://www.ogunte.com
THE EMPOWER LOUNGE http://empowerlounge.com
WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL https://www.witi.com
YOUNG WOMEN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS http://www.ywse.org
THE NEXT WOMEN http://thenextwomen.com
GIRLS WHO CODE https://girlswhocode.com
ATHENA (San Diego) http://www.athenasd.org
BLACK GIRLS CODE http://www.blackgirlscode.com

FUNDING RESOURCES

FUNDING RESOURCES WEB LINK DESCRIPTION
37 ANGELS http://www.37angels.com Community of women investors, that educate women who want to become early stage investors.
500 STARTUPS https://500.co Validates your company and helps you connect w/funding when the time is right; provides 4-mo seed program in San Francisco & Mountain View CA; invests $150K for 6% of company
ANGEL ACADEME http://www.angelacademe.com Located in the UK, a pro-women angel network focused on technology.
ASPECT VENTURES http://aspectventures.com Bridges the gap between seed money and laterstage venture
ASTIA ANGELS http://astia.org International network of angel investors that invests in women-led high-growth ventures
BACKHER https://www.backher.com Crowd funding platform for women-led projects, worldwide resources; Rise Together fund contributes to women/girls rising from poverty
BBG VENTURES http://www.bbgventures.com Invests in visionary entrepreneurs building the next generation of market-defining consumer products and services, with at least 1 female founder
BELL CAPITAL http://www.bellevc.com Early stage VC, targeting the digital/mobile/internet (IT), technology-enabled products and services, life sciences/medical devices/health IT (Digital Health), and CleanTech market sectors.
BROADWAY ANGELS http://www.broadway-angels.com Investor Group of world-class female investors/business executives; focus is mainly IT
CANAAN PARTNERS http://www.canaan.com Focused on the best seed and early-stage Technology and Healthcare startups wherever they may be located, with a special emphasis on the US and Israel – See more at: http://www.canaan.com/about/#sthash.IhpRTiDn.dpuf
CARTIER WOMEN’S INITIATIVE https://www.cartierwomensinitiative.com Int’l business plan competition; select 6 female entrepreneurs each year (one from each continent); $100,000 prize money
CERES VENTURE FUND http://www.ceresventurefund.com Funds high growth companies located in the Midwest in their early stages of growth, in healthcare, IT & business services
COWBOY VENTURES http://cowboy.vc Helps seed-stage technology companies grow; building products that “re-imagine” work and personal life in large and growing markets.
EILEEN FISHER WOMEN OWNED GRANTS http://www.eileenfisher.com Awards grants (min $10,000) supporting innovative, women-owned companies that are beyond the start-up phase and ready to expand their business and their potential for positive social and environmental impact.
EMPIRE ANGELS http://empireangels.com Angel group comprised of experienced young professionals with a wide range of backgrounds investing in early stage technology ventures with a focus on supporting young, US based entrepreneurs.
FEMALE FOUNDERS FUND http://femalefoundersfund.com Early stage investing in female-led companies with disruptive and innovative ideas that better serve their consumer
FORERUNNER VENTURES http://forerunnerventures.com Early stage VC investing in ecommerce, retail & fashion
GIRL BOSS FOUNDATION http://www.girlboss.com/foundation/ Awards $15,000 in project funding to women in the worlds of design, fashion, music, and the arts.
GOLDEN SEEDS http://www.goldenseeds.com Helps vet & coach women-led businesses; connecting them with hundreds of investors to receive substantial VC funding
ILLUMINATE VENTURES http://www.illuminate.com Accelerates great founders in the B2B/Enterprise cloud and mobile computing space, focusing on companies building SaaS applications as well as solutions that leverage data and mobility to improve business results.
INTEL CAPITAL http://www.intelcapital.com Works with companies of virtually every size across a wide range of technologies, investing in developers and providers of hardware, software, and services in the technology space
KAPOR CAPITAL http://www.kaporcapital.com Invests in tech-driven seed stage companies committed to closing gaps of access/opportunity for low income communities and/or communities of color in the U.S. across every sector, including education, work, finance, justice, food and health.
PHENOMENELLE http://www.phenomenelleangels.com Early stage fund investing in women/minority owned businesses in Wisconsin and the Midwest; in the following sectors: Information Technology, BioTechnology/Life Sciences, Clean Technology, Consumer Goods/Services and Communications.
PIPELINE ANGELS http://pipelineangels.com Funding for women in for-profit social ventures at “Pitch” events in cities across the U.S. & Peurto Rico
PORTFOLIA http://www.portfolia.co Lets entrepreneurs profile their companies to investors globally and streamlines the fundraising process; welcomes innovative companies in the conceptual through growth stages, especially those where a national base of sophisticated and connected investors can impact success and build markets.
SHEEO http://www.sheeo.world Crowd Funding for women-owned Start-ups; 1,000 women donate $1,100 each to start a fund
TEXAS WOMEN VENTURE FUND http://www.texaswomenventures.com/ Co’s with $10 to $100MM in revenues only Must have oppty to grow sales to $20MM in 3-5 years
THEJUMPFUND http://thejumpfund.com/ Brings angel investors together with qualified entrepreneurs, with emhasis on women-led businesses
TOPSTONE ANGELS http://topstoneangels.com Connects women-owned businesses with loans (via Bank of America); must have revenue and been in business 2 years
TORY BURCH FOUNDATION http://www.toryburchfoundation.org Must be pretty large/sophistiated company to deal with them
VALOR VENTURES http://valor.vc/ For women in Asia, provides money for education
WEDU http://www.weduglobal.org/ A club (membership) for women in the venture field
WOMEN IN VENTURE LA http://womeninventure.com/ Invests in women-led ventures in the Midwest
WOMEN’S CAPITAL CONNECTION http://womenscapitalconnection.com Humanitarian org, in poverty areas
WOMEN’S EARTH ALLIANCE http://womensearthalliance.org/ Humanitarian org for women’s issues; funds projects to foster equity
WOMEN’S FUNDING NETWORK http://www.womensfundingnetwork.org/ Invests in women-centric opportunities in Software Solutions, Mobile Products, Social Media, and Digital Content, that focuses on innovative products/services that meet women’s concerns and are good for the environment/improve healthy living
WOMEN’S VENTURE CAPITAL FUND http://www.womensvcfund.com Focus is on women in Africa and Middle east

SPECIALIZED COMMUNITIES

SPECIALIZED COMMUNITIES WEB LINK DESCRIPTION
NEWME http://www.newme.in Start-up Accelerater for minority and women entrepreneurs in building thriving businesses.
NCJW- National Council of Jewish Women http://www.ncjw.org Champions needs of women/children, taking a progressive stance on such issues (child welfare, women’s rights, reproductive freedom.
NCNW- National Council of Negro Women http://www.ncnw.org Advocates for women of African descent as they support their families and communities.
ASIAN WOMEN IN BUSINESS http://www.awib.org Supports corporate & professional Asian women with opportunities to network, build your skills and learn.
NLBWA-National Latina Business Women Assoc. http://www.nlbwa.org Promotes, develops & supports growth of Latina business owners and professionals with chapters throughout the U.S.
WOMENTUM https://www.womentum.io Pay it forward crowd funding platform for women entrepreneurs in developing countries
FUTURE FOUNDERS https://futurefounders.com Immerses youth in experiences to inspire/empower them to create their own opportunities/businesses.
THE BOSS NETWORK http://www.thebossnetwork.org Community of career & entrepreneurial women who support each other through conversation, online and event-based networking.
SELFMADE http://becomingselfmade.com How to Find Funding, Training, and Support for Your Startup Business
UNREASONABLE INSTITUTE http://unreasonableinstitute.org Equips early-stage start-ups, who want to solve social problems, with mentorship & funding

ONLINE COURSES

ONLINE COURSES COURSE DESCRIPTION
COURSES FOR WOMEN, BY WOMEN FOR ENTREPRENEURS JUST STARTING OUT
The Rad Academy Course, by Aimee Avalon How to Find and Match your Zone of Genius to a Career, Calling or Cause that Feeds Your Soul.

This course is designed to help you choose the “Right” business or career path. One that will satisfy your need to find meaningful work, and make money doing what you love, what you are exceptionally good at, and what the world needs. If you are unsure of the path you have chosen, or you are wanting to find your Life’s Purpose, or you need to make a career pivot then this is the course to help you. By the end of this program, you will have discovered the 9 essential areas that make up your Greatest Potential and chosen an ideal “Purpose-Driven Business” that you were born to do.

This is a 9-module course with the option to sign up for weekly one-on-one coaching with a Rad Academy Coach.

Price is $2,000 for the course or $3,500 for the course plus one-on-one weekly coaching.

To find out more, check out: https://radicalfemaleacademy.com/rad-academy-course/

B-School, by Marie Forleo This is an all-encompassing program designed to help the newbie entrepreneur build a business from scratch. This program will walk you through the 6 basic areas of the business building process and help you overcome the fear and doubt of starting a new business.

This is a 6-module course with two group Q&A live calls.

Price is $2,000

To find out more, check out: https://marieforleobschool.com/6-pillars-2/

A Course About Copy, by Nikki Elledge Brown This course teaches you how to write good copy for your pages on your website. Nikki also takes it a step further with her Beyond the Site Series to show you how to write good emails and deal with awkward clients. She will show you how to display the best version of yourself to your audience with practical, actionable guidelines.

This is a go at your own pace program.

The Beyond the Site Bundle price is $297.

To find out more, check out: http://www.nikkielledgebrown.com/work-with-me/

Get Your First 1000 Subscribers, byJenny Shih How to get your first 1000 subscribers on your email list. Jenny Shih is a no bullsh*t gal who will walk you through the very practical way to enroll your first 1000 subscribers to your email list.

Jenny requires that you subscribe to her website to get the price, but it’s very reasonable.

This is a weekly go at your own pace program.

To find out more, check out: https://get1000subscribers.com/

Crack the Marketing Code, by Jen De Tracey How to crack your online marketing needs by learning a proven marketing process called the LIFFT Process.

Jen DeTracey is one of Canada’s Top Marketing Strategists, the founder of LIFT Strategies, and the author of the LIFT Strategies book for one of the most TRANSFORMATIVE marketing programs available to solo and small business owners. With the program, you GET great BONUSES including a 90-minute Marketing Strategy Session call with Jen DeTracey. This program is great to take if you already have a business but need a more definable marketing strategy to grow your business.

This is a 5-week self-study program priced at $997.

To find out more, check out: https://marketing-programs.mykajabi.com/a/7230/t2nAFfQX

Social Media Traffic School, by Sally Hendrick How to conquer social media for your business. In this course you will learn how to create a marketable offer, how to advertise on Facebook, what you need to know about sales page copy, landing page logistics, email marketing flow, plus, chatbots, Google Analytics, Blogging, and SEO.

This is a 5-week course at the price of $1,485. Paid in monthly increments.

To find out more, check out: https://sallyhendrick.mykajabi.com/

Speak for Ultimate Impact and Profit, by Lisa Nichols “Want to make a much bigger impact with your speaking – and earn a fantastic living doing what you love? It all boils down to your ability to become unforgettable. Unforgettable speakers get hired. They connect with their audiences. They leave their fans hungering for more.”

During this online training course, you’ll discover Lisa’s “behind the black curtain” secrets for creating a high-impact message, booking more paid speaking engagements, and earning a great living as a professional speaker.

This is a 13-week program with video training modules.

The price for this is $497.00

To find out more, check out: https://www.motivatingthemasses.com/ultimateimpact

Modern Soul Society, by Tracie and Kayla Hines This is a mother-daughter collaboration that focuses on healing, energy shifts and manifestations. This course takes you through the 10 phases of the Soul and provides a meditation album, podcasts, modules, vibration scales and energy clearings.

This is a 10-module online course. The course cost is $650

To find out more, check out: https://modernsoulsociety.mykajabi.com/

Jeanne Kelly Academy, by Jeanne Kelly How to fix your credit in 10 weeks or less so you can apply for a loan. Jeanne will show you a step-by-step process to learn how to repair your credit. You will get several modules with 15 plus video lessons, worksheets, and templates.

This is a 6-module course for $399
To find out more, check out: http://www.jeannekellyacademy.com/store/

ADVANCED COURSES FOR WOMEN, BY WOMEN FOR THE SEASONED ENTREPRENEUR
Crack the Marketing Code + Implementation Coaching Program, by Jen DeTracey This program is taught through a combination of online learning and one-on-one video conference sessions with Jen De Tracey. You will learn the 5-Step Proven Marketing Process called The LIFFT® Process and discover what the gaps are in your company’s current marketing structure. Plus, you will learn how to determine the lowest hanging fruit for generating greater revenues more quickly.

By the end of the program, you will have developed an annual marketing action plan. This plan will focus on one to two key marketing strategies. Once implemented, your business is sure to generate greater monthly revenue.

This is a 10-week program with 7 marketing strategy sessions.

The price for this course is $5,998.

To know more and to sign up for this program, click the link provided:

https://marketing-programs.mykajabi.com/a/7266/t2nAFfQX

Business Academy, by Lisa Nichols & Susie Carder The Entrepreneurial Launchpad to Earning More and Living the Life of Your Dreams.

For Entrepreneurs who want to learn exactly how to really make money and enjoy business. Move your business from struggling to thriving with the team behind you that built a Multi-Million Dollar Brand and Publicity Traded Company. Elevate your results with the right steps with a coaching team who will guide you to the next level. You will learn the 4 Pillars of Business Success: Branding, Marketing, Sales, and Presentation.

This is a 7-month online video program with 7 implementation coaching calls. The price for this course is $12,500.

To learn more, go to: https://www.motivatingthemasses.com/programs/business-academy

OTHER ONLINE COURSES, FREE OR NEXT TO FREE FOR ALL LEVELS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS OWNERSHIP
Lynda.com Numerous online courses in business, design, web development, photography, software, etc.
Coursera 2000+ courses from schools like Stanford and Yale – no application required. Build career skills in data science, computer science, business, and more.
CreativeLive Courses in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker,etc

ACCELERATORS, INCUBATORS, AND MASTERMINDS

ACCELERATORS, INCUBATORS, &  MASTERMINDS DESCRIPTIONS AND WEB LINKS
AVIATRA ACCELERATORS, founded by Candace Klein Aviatra, formerly Bad Girl Ventures is an educational and micro-finance, non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and supporting female entrepreneurs in business. They conduct business education classes, give guidance from mentors and coaches, and provide access to debt capital. They also offer co-working space at their Cincinnati location.

https://www.aviatraaccelerators.org/

THE CONQUER CLUB, founded by Natalie MacNeil The Conquer Club helps entrepreneurs with big hearts and even bigger dreams do the work that propels them forward. Members dive into the absolute best results-driven training and mentorship, personalized support and coaching, expert-led classes, connections, and resources.

https://www.theconquerclub.com/

DIGITAL UNDIVIDED, founded by Kathryn Finney Digital Undivided is a 12-week accelerator program that provides training for Black and Latina women founders.  This is done by providing access to education, mentorship, and access to seed funding through Maya Venture’s Harriet Angel Syndicate.

https://www.digitalundivided.com/

ENTREPRENEURIAL WINNING WOMAN, founded by Lisa Schiffman & Kerri MacPherson The Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program is a national competition and executive leadership program that identifies high-potential women entrepreneurs and shows them how to scale their business. Their program includes education, coaching, and strategies to increase visibility among investors and the media.

http://www.ey.com/us/en/home/

EQUITA, founded by Annamaria Konya Tannon & Roxana Dantes Equita is committed to advancing women in technology, Equita provides education, network, collaborative workspace and seed capital investment. Hosting an all-female team, they strongly believe in the potential of women and love to back female entrepreneurs.

http://www.equita.co

HELLOALICE, founded by Carolyn Rodz Hello Alice was founded by Carolyn Rodz who created this organization to help professional women scale their business. It is a collaborative accelerator for growth-oriented female entrepreneurs who lead, or aspire to build, businesses with multi-million-dollar revenues. They support women in business around the world through mentorship, content, community, and capital, and connect founders to the resources they need to fuel growth.

https://helloalice.com/

MERGELANE, founded by Sue Heilbronner & Elizabeth Kraus MergeLane discovers, accelerates, and invests in high-potential startups with at least one woman in leadership. Mergelane marries the best features of a venture fund with a three-month accelerator curriculum through an intensive eight-day program. The MergeLane Funderator incorporates industry-leading mentorship, coaching, and Conscious Leadership.

https://www.mergelane.com/

NEWME, founded by Angela Benton NewME has accelerated hundreds of entrepreneurs through their online platform, residential boot-camp accelerators, and equity portfolio. They promote diversity in Silicon Valley by helping entrepreneurs form identify strengths to leverage them in business. They’ve helped hundreds build better businesses–some of which have gone on to raise impressive venture capital funding.

http://www.newme.in/

PIPELINE ANGELS, founded by Oberti Noguera Pipeline Angels is changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women and non-binary femme social entrepreneurs. Since Pipeline Angels launched in 2011, over 200 members have graduated from their angel investing bootcamp and have invested more than $4M in 40+ companies via their pitch summit process.

http://www.pipelineangels.com/

PROSPER WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS, founded by Maxine Clark Sporting an all-female portfolio and mostly female mentorship and executive team, this small, selective St. Louis-based accelerator works with 12 companies per year. They’re focused on increasing women entrepreneurs’ access to growth capital and the number of women investing in early stage capital markets.

http://www.prosperstl.com/

THE REFINERY, founded by Janis Collins & Jennifer Gabler The Refinery is an accelerator whose mission is to close the funding gap and fuel the growth of women-led companies. Janis has been helping companies innovate, create, and quickly launch new businesses for more than 25 years. Jen has over twenty-five years of experience as CFO for venture backed and startup companies in multiple industries.

http://www.therefineryct.com/

VIP MASTERMIND, founded by Lisa Nichols Scale your business to the next level at this VIP Mastermind event! Join Lisa Nichols for an exclusive 4 Day Mastermind for high level players and entrepreneurs! Create the ultimate business strategy as Lisa will co-CEO your business with you for 4 power packed days.

https://www.motivatingthemasses.com/programs/vip-mastermind/

500, founded by Christine Tsai Christine is a Google Alumna. Her company 500 helps mobile, e-commerce and SaaS startups move to the next plateau with their 4-month accelerator programs. 500 hosts these programs in Mountain View, San Francisco, and Mexico City. There are many female mentors from a diverse background on this team.

https://www.500.co/seed-program/

WOMEN FOUNDER NETWORK, founded by Darya Allen-Attar, Renee LaBran, Julie MadMedan Women Founders Network (WFN) is a virtual accelerator that connects women building high-growth businesses with the tools and resources they need to achieve business success. The organization’s focus and goal are to connect women founders building high-growth businesses not only with the required capital but also with the talent, connections, mentorship, and sponsorship they need to grow scalable, transformative, successful businesses.

http://www.womenfoundersnetwork.com/

WOMEN LAUNCH, founded by Kathryn A. Gorges Women Launch provides key startup, consulting, seminars and workshops to female founders looking to stand on the shoulders of others’ experience and knowledge as a jumping off point. Women Launch is also a peer startup accelerator. They empower mid-career women to be entrepreneurs and build successful, scalable businesses by providing networking, mentoring, peer coaching, and access to other startup resources.

https://www.womenlaunch.com/

WOMEN’S STARTUP LAB, founded by Ari Horie This year-long accelerator is based in Menlo Park, California to support women founders. There are many women in their executive positions and their portfolio is almost entirely female-led companies. While they don’t do investment, many of its mentors are angel investors.

https://www.womenstartuplab.com/

RECOMMENDED BUSINESS BOOKS BY WOMEN AUTHORS

BOOK TITLE AUTHOR TAGLINE
Wonder Woman Jessica Eaves Mathews & Phil Dyer How Western Women Will Save the World
In the Company of Women Grace Bonney Inspiration and Advice from Over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs
Brotopia Emily Chang Breaking up the Boy’s Club of Silicon Valley
Girl Code Cara Alwill Leyba Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity and Happiness for Female Entrepreneurs
Rise Sister Rise Rebecca Campbell A Guide to Unleashing the Wise, Wild Woman Within
The Completed Course Carrie Rose The Secret to Creating Lasting Impact, Raving Fans, and Increased Profits with Online Courses
The Confidence code Katty Kay & Claire Shipman The Science and Art of Self-Confidence. What Women Should Know
Big Magic Elizabeth Gilbert Creative Living Beyond Fear
Radical Self Love Gala Darling A Guide to Loving Yourself and Living your Dreams
The Power of Unpopular Erika Napoletano A Guide to Building Your Brand for the Audience Who Will Love You
Get Rich Lucky Bitch Denise Duffield Thomas Release your Money Blocks and Live a First Class Life
Clay Water Brick Jessica Jackley Finding Inspiration from Entrepreneurs Who Do the Most with The Least
Insight Tasha Eurich Why We are Not As Self-Aware as We Think
I Know How She Does It Laura Venderkam How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time
Own It Sallie Krawcheck The Power of Women at Work
What I Told My Daughter Nina Tassler Lessons From Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women
Grit Angela Duckworth The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Women Who Run With the Wolves Clarissa Pinkola Estes Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
One Day My Soul Just Opened Up Iyanla Vanzant A Super Frank Girlfriend Telling You How to Get your Sh*t together
The Power of Onlyness INilofer Merchant Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World
Blue Ocean Strategy Renee Mauborgne & W.Chan Kim A Systematic Approach to Making the Competition Irrelevant