FUNDING FEMALE FOUNDERS AND
CREATING A WORLD THAT WORKS FOR ALL
Her Capital is a female-led seed fund in Singapore investing in
female-founded, scalable businesses operating in Southeast Asia.
We are on a mission to actively seek out female founders and capture their potential for superior returns.
Emerging markets will contribute 60% of global economic growth by 2028, Southeast Asia being one of the fastest-growing regions and least well-known.
We target businesses across three verticals:
We invest in founders we respect and companies we admire.
The Opportunity in
Addressing the Diversity Gap
Only 3% of VC funding goes to women-led companies globally
In 2019, more money was pledged to WeWork ($5Bn), than in 648 female-founded companies combined
An Arbitrage Opportunity
Female-founded companies make up 6.8% of funded startups.
The Financial Gain
"Companies with a female founder performed 63% better than our investments with all-male founding teams."
- First Round Capital; Pitchbook
and All Raise Report
"Female founded companies generate 5.4% p.a. more valuation increases"
- International Finance Corporation
"Companies with women in leadership positions are 25% more likely to outperform on profitability than those without women."
"For every dollar of funding, startups founded by females generated 78 cents, while male-founded startups generated less than half that —just 31 cents."
- Boston Consulting Group
The Female-led Opportunity
Motivated to innovate for an inclusive world and enhanced employee retention or engagement.
and prudent risk
Environmental, sustainability and governance (ESG) are
linked to performance, and increasingly in demand
by customers and
Tap into larger markets and source more diverse customer base.
Gail has advised businesses on finance, strategy, talent and peak performance since 2001. At Morgan Stanley, she served companies like BlackRock, CIMB, Legg Mason, Netezza, OCBC, TechTarget, Siemens and Temasek. She led diverse teams across Asia, Europe and the U.S.A and successfully executed >$10bn of M&A and financing deals through market peaks and troughs.
Tanya founded the Ladies Investment Club in Singapore in 2017. Eager to enter the world of venture, she established a team of 40 female investors providing hard to access funding to female founders. Tanya has a track of building investor teams to provide the right combination of skills required to support founders.