This article appeared on Angel List December 13, 2017
We live in a time where women receive less than 2.19% of all venture capital funding. But within this tiny percentage, there lives a group of startup founders who are poised to generate outsized returns for their investors.
In 2017, we saw a growing number of women-led companies achieve significant traction with customers and raise millions of investment dollars to expand their businesses. Startups like Accompany, Glossier, Shippo, and Lumi, among others, are killing it.
We asked investors from top venture capital firms to tell us about women-led startups they are most enthusiastic about. The responses may include companies in their portfolio, or companies they are excited about across a variety of industries. These startups are all hiring, and looking for talented people to join their teams. Below is a curated list of 20 of the best female founded companies to join in 2018.