Mountain View-based accelerator/incubator 500 Startups adds 15 women entrepreneurs to the family.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
27 startups were announced as the 500 Startups spring class. 9 have a woman on the founding team (33%). Not bad!
500 Startups partner Christine Tsai blogged yesterday: “They came from districts afar – Mexico, Brazil, the UK, Slovenia, Italy, Japan, Australia, Canada, India, Philippines, China, Austin, NYC, DC, Chicago. For the next 3 months, these 27 startups will fight to gain customers, revenue, and investor dollars. Welcome to the 4th Annual FUNDING GAMES.” Watch the FUNDING GAMES video here.
Here are the 15 female founders currently contending