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Singapore proptech startup Ohmyhome raises S$4m Series A funding

On Thursday, Singapore-based  OHMYHOME announced it has raised S$4 million in Series A funding. The funding was  led by Golden Equator Capital with participation from individuals and family offices. Launched in September 2016 by sisters Rhonda Wong and Race Wong, Ohmyhome seeks to simplify how properties in Singapore are being transacted, through making housing transactions… Read More »

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Female Founders Alliance Announces Female-led Startups Selected for Ready Set Raise Accelerator Program

Female Founders Alliance (FFA), a business-accelerating network for female founders of venture scale companies, today announced eight startups selected to participate in Ready Set Raise, a national pitching and fundraising program designed to help female founders secure venture financing. The startups focus on areas including augmented reality, blockchain, artificial intelligence, legal services and finance. To participate in… Read More »

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StartHereNow announces $10,000 prize for competition focusing on women-led pre-revenue startups

Startup competition StartHereNow has announced it will be awarding a new $10,000 grand prize for the 2018 StartHereNow Women’s Startup Weekend. Held on September 29 and 30, 2018 in Houston, the competition’s mission is to create a collaborative environment where women can bring to life ideas that they are passionate about and build companies that solve big problems. Now in… Read More »

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Bridging the gender gap – the rise of women led startups in Africa

The entrepreneurial ecosystem has been on a steady rise around the world. So has the growth of female-owned businesses and establishment. This has been especially so in Africa where growth has been driven by the creation of women-centered policies and programmes for empowerment, and women-focused accelerators and boot camps. Sub-Saharan Africa boasts the world’s highest… Read More »

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StanChart partners with Women in Tech Incubator in search for women-led startups in Kenya

Standard Chartered Bank has kicked off the search for its second cohort of women-led technology startups which will see five entrepreneurs win $10,000 each. Through the Women in Tech Incubator, a partnership between the lender and Strathmore University, 10 businesses will benefit from mentorship and seed funding. The program seeks to recruit the best entrepreneurial… Read More »

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