Funder: Federal – Industry
Grant Background: The Boosting Female Founders Initiative will provide targeted support on a co-contribution basis to female founders of startup businesses to scale into domestic and global markets. The program will also provide expert mentoring and advice to meritorious applicants.
The objectives of the program are to:
- stimulate private sector investments into innovative startups led by women
- help women entrepreneurs overcome the disadvantages faced in getting access to finance and support to grow their startups
- enable female founders to scale-up, expand into domestic and global markets, and become self-sufficient
- boost the economy through increasing the diversity of startup founders.