With 112 Ventures in 5 countries, we are rounding up the news every 2 weeks to share what’s happening. Engage, share + follow using the hashtag #SheEOmagic to amplify.
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- Indigiearth is among the eight Australia-based agrifood companies accepted into the inaugural cohort of Grow2Asia, a program to assist with internationalization.
- Vogue Australia recommended Pleasant State‘s cleaning products in a piece on clever and eco-friendly home additions.
- Verve Super recommended seven TED Talks about climate change.
- World’s Biggest Garage Sale wrote about the power of partnerships for doing good.
- Aisle co-founders Madeleine Shaw and Suzanne Siemens spoke to Femtech Insider about winning the $100,000 Social EnterPrize.
- Trico Charitable Foundation published a Q&A with BE Alink of Alinker ahead of her upcoming pitch at the Pivot on Purpose Summit.
- Xavier Henri-Hervé of Concordia University cited CANN Forecast as an example of how governments can and should foster innovation.
- Nina Kharey of Folds gave a talk at TEDxYYC about creative resilience and a new sustainable clothing industry.
- Connie Stacey of Growing Greener Innovations is participating in a discussion on making impact through sustainability at the WBE Panel on Nov. 9.
- Sheena Russell of Made with Local wrote a piece for Food in Canada on growing while prioritizing a local supply chain.
- Nada has joined the Canadian Food Innovation Network.
- The Canadian Museum for Human Rights included the Red Purse collection from SheNative Goods in a sponsored piece on shopping with a conscience at its boutique.
- Sisters Sage was named Business of the Year in the one- to two-person enterprise category at the Indigenous Business Awards presented by the BC Achievement Foundation.
- Coveteur recommended Sḵwálwen Botanicals in a piece on Indigenous beauty brands and the need for representation among influencers.
- Emily Bland of SucSeed spoke to Saltwire about her commitment to building her company in Newfoundland.
- Manoj Kumar cited Think Dirty as a way to empower consumers in an opinion piece in The Times of India on opportunities and challenges in the beauty industry.
- Facebook has refused to run the full version of an ad from AWWA that shows period blood, but many viewers reacted positively to the campaign.
- AWWA shared tips for being a better trans and non-binary ally.
- Susannah De Bievre of Beany shared five practical tips for buying a business.
- The Register covered Chia Sisters‘ recent brand refresh and B Corp certification.
- Kiri Nathan is among those featured in NUKU: Stories of 100 Indigenous Women, which is now available for pre-order.
- Idealog published a Q&A with Elisha Watson of Nisa as part of its “Boss Ladies” series.
- The Hello Cup ended up raising $2.4 million in investment on Snowball Effect, exceeding its initial hopes. It has also exceeded its Kickstarter goal for a menstrual disc that it is developing.
- Sandra Kwak of 10Power is co-presenting a talk entitled Decolonize yourself and your relationship to energy for Entelechy on Oct. 29.
- Terri Bradley of Brown Toy Box spoke to Rolling Out about her journey as a CEO as she launches in Target stores across America.
- The Daily Orange wrote about Callisto‘s presence at Syracuse University to support survivors of sexual assault.
- SaLisa Berrien of COI Energy is among the recipients of the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund. She’s speaking at the Greentown Labs Climatetech Summit on Nov. 4.
- Wanona Satcher of Mākhers Studio is a semifinalist for IFundWomen Entrepreneur of the Year 2021, which will be announced on Nov. 19.
- Sophia Yen of Pandia Health spoke to Insider about the Take Action pill, a type of emergency contraception.
- Technical.ly included Sisu Global‘s Gillian Henker on its list of technologists who are building Baltimore’s future.
- Steph Speirs of Solstice was recognized by the U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E Initiative) as an entrepreneur accelerating equitable clean energy transition. She and eight other women will be honored on Nov. 3-4.
- Welcome Home Health is among the first companies listed in The Library, a new health-care solution marketplace launched by Olive.