Strategic Partners

Startup America is a White House initiative that was launched to celebrate, inspire, and accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship throughout the nation. Startup America Women is an initiative to rally women’s advocacy and membership groups representing women entrepreneurs and business owners to promote the engagement of women-led high growth startups.

Accion is a global nonprofit dedicated to creating economic opportunity by connecting people to the financial tools they need to improve their lives. A world pioneer in microfinance, we were founded in 1961 and issued our first micro loan in 1973. Over time, we’ve helped build 62 microfinance institutions in 31 countries on four continents—Africa, Asia, Latin America and the U.S. These institutions are currently reaching millions of clients.


Founded in 1975, NAWBO® is the voice of America’s more than 10 million women-owned businesses. By representing the interests of women entrepreneurs across various industries from state capitals to our nation’s capital, NAWBO® strives to advocate on behalf of women business owners on matters of public policy as well as develop programs to navigate women entrepreneurs through the various stages of business growth and provide networking opportunities where members can share best practices. Learn more at


The Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) has helped prospective and established women business owners achieve economic independence through entrepreneurship. From workshops and seminars to business coaching and financial assistance, the WBDC guides women to business and economic success.

Media Partners

GoGirl Finance ( is a financial literacy platform geared towards women. GoGirl Finance was founded with the intention of encouraging women to become aware of their financial well being. We aim to empower women between 25-45 with much needed financial literacy skills that will allow them to take control of their financial well-being and future.

TheNextWomen is an online news magazine and community focused on women business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors. We have several channels: The NextWomen website (business magazine, news, database, online community), The NextWomen Events (offline community) and The NextWomen Fund & Consultancy. Started in October 2008, the magazine has profiled many Female Business Heroes, making them notable and quotable, built up a huge following, run many successful and sold-out events, such as networking events, high-profile kitchen dinners, and funding & pitching events.

Under30CEO is an online/offline media platform covering news, advice, trends, and events about early stage businesses, highlighting what’s next in cities across the globe. Under30CEO is dedicated to showcasing the future of business and its next generation of job creators, innovators and business leaders. Under30CEO is leading the way to educate and empower the young people of today who’s companies will be shaping industries and driving the economies of tomorrow.

Genius Startup helps small startups and solo entrepreneurs build a successful and profitable online business without needing to be a technical whizz kid. We’ve got smart and savvy strategies for social media, content marketing and generating revenue.

The Daily Muse is a rapidly growing community of women (and dudes!) who believe that kicking ass and taking names is all part of the job. It offers sharp, practical career and lifestyle content for a tremendously underserved demographic: smart,ambitious women. With the recent launch of its career & job discovery tool, it also helps connect aspiring professionals with amazing companies. Follow them: @DailyMuse

Spin Sucks is a blog directed a PR and marketing professionals and business leaders charged with those duties. Spin Sucks is the fight against destructive spin. Our mission is to change the perception of public relations. To do that, the team at Arment Dietrich manages the blog to provide expert information and advice on current issues and trends surrounding marketing, communication, social media, entrepreneurship, search engine optimization, and advertising.

BlogHer PRO, taking place on December 13th in San Francisco, is a one-day, multi-track conference for professionally-minded bloggers looking to take their business, marketing, and technical skills to the next level. Improve your knowledge and hone your skills on everything from personal brand to personal finance to personal privacy. And Project Eve followers can get 20% off their tickets now! Register here!

NewsonWomen is about achievement. We give women the headlines they deserve. We share with you the news about women achievers in business, science and technology, education and the arts.

CODE_n promotes outstanding talents and their groundbreaking business ideas in a unique way. The approach: Foster innovation by combining the agility and fresh spirit of young entrepreneurs with the network and experience from leading companies and the capital from sophisticated investors. As a vital community of digital pioneers, CODE_n gives answers to the most crucial questions in the fields of innovative IT and digital business. Thereby, the initiative targets IT-related areas like mobility, energy, health and finance. CODE_n turns the spotlight on future technologies and services and paves the ways for new trends in the marketplace.

COSTORY is a cutting-edge social media platform where contributors get to share their knowledge and passions for any subject with fellow contributors and curious like-minded users. Visually-centric by design, photographs form an integral aspect of each and every Costory, ensuring every topic has strong aesthetic appeal. Topics are as diverse as the user-base, meaning Costory has a broad reach across an A to Z of subject matters that are as fast and fun to create as they are easy to consume. Couple this with limited character text that ensures contributors maintain a sharp focus when sculpting their topics and the end result is both visually rich and engagingly informative.

Webgrrls’ mission is to help women succeed in an increasingly technical workplace and world through networking, exchanging job and business leads, and teaching new skills.

Social Good Partners


Women With Drive Foundation provides a car to women in transition in exchange for their participation in programs that identifies and addresses her particular barriers to independence, helping her to achieve self sufficiency.