Sustainability and Social Justice Ventures from SheEO 2018

Anita Brown  •  Philanthropic Ventures Foundation  •  March 5, 2019

SheEO started its model to support female entrepreneurs in Canada and has expanded its program into the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand. The model involves women (“Activators”) contributing to a fund that is loaned out, interest-free, to local, women-led ventures with a social good mission.

Since SheEO launched its program in the U.S. in 2016, PVF has been its designated fund partner, holding the fund, receiving contributions from Activators, loaning out to the top five ventures selected each year, and processing loan repayments.

This year, SheEO conducted its third round in the U.S. and recently announced its top five ventures: