Decolonization with Ecko Aleck, Global Indigenous Lead

“To listen, to feel—is to Indigenize. The shattering of systems, which is what we’re in right now. It’s very uncertain. It’s uncomfortable. It’s scary, but we know it needs to happen. This creates space for the Natural Ways of Knowing to rise.” Ecko Aleck, Global Indigenous Lead In this episode This special episode of the […]

Getting Capital to Women On Their Own Terms with Arielle Loren Palmer of 100k Incubator

100K Incubator, Arielle Loren Palmer (she/her)

“What does it look like to build an organization that has a more matriarchal structure? What does it look like for us to have more transparent conversations with each other about building a company, working together, salaries, compensation, all of these things?” Arielle Loren Palmer, founder of 100k Incubator In this episode Join Arielle Loren […]

Meet the FIRST UK SheEO Ventures!

Welcome IN to the UK Cohort! We couldn’t be more excited to announce the FIRST UK women-led + owned Ventures, selected by our radically generous Activators, as we work on the World’s To-Do List, together.  Follow, engage + join the weekly Activator calls to get to know how you can support these Ventures.  Clothes Doctor […]

The Venture Invitation

Are you working on The World’s To-Do List? Applications are in process, next year they will open again. Get notified. Application process Venture application timeline About SheEO + the Model Current SheEO Ventures Apply Now Application Criteria The process was designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.  Our criteria is simple. You do not need to be […]

Rules & Capital

“I want to get the right capital to entrepreneurs, in the way that they need it without pressure for them to have to want to be a certain kind of business.” – Joy Anderson, President and Founder of Criterion Institute Overview of podcast What are the needs of entrepreneurs and how do we design investments to […]

Designing to close the gap

YWCA Toronto's 40th Women of Distinction Awards Gala: Vicki Saunders

NOTE: This article has been repurposed from a speech Vicki Saunders gave during the Gender Smart Investing Summit. A few years ago I started SheEO to radically transform how we support, finance, and celebrate female entrepreneurs. Many people were deeply perplexed by our model, especially those in the finance world. A 0% interest loan? How […]

The Value of a Global Network

If you’re a woman entrepreneur, you have everything they need in order to conquer the world except, maybe, the world itself.   Economic Development Canada cites “finding customers and partners abroad” as the number-one pain point for Canadian firms that have export aspirations. Add that to other daunting challenges associated with exporting to an international […]

Introducing: Stacey Ann Berry from Bstellar Consulting Group, SheEO Activator

“If I could go back in my life and do something different, I would have become an entrepreneur sooner.” – Stacey Ann Berry, Bstellar Consulting Group Several months after Stacey Ann Berry launched her business, Bstellar Consulting Group, she attended a SheEO information session in Toronto. That is where she first heard Vicki Saunders speak about […]

Creating a Culture of Diversity: The Journey Moving Beyond Intention to Action

True confession: The very first moment SheEO launched, I watched as people signed up and uploaded their pictures. Almost everyone looked like me, a blond(ish), white woman. (Poor) optics aside, this glaring lack of diversity begged another question, one that we have and always will, ask: do we draw in people who look like us […]