Entrepreneurship was traditionally seen as a man’s game, but today that is changing. Discover the women who are shattering the glass ceiling by becoming their own bosses, advancing science and technology, and changing the face of business forever. The Top Female Entrepreneurs
Holmes is the CEO of Theranos, a company that she founded at only 19 years old. Theranos is an innovative blood test company that is today valued at over $10 billion. The endeavor earned Homes the title of the youngest self-made billionaire on the 2015 Forbes 400 list.
Hartz is the President of Eventbrite, an online ticket selling agent which she founded with her husband Keven. In her role, Hartz is responsible for the company’s in house strategy and growth, as well as sustaining its 500-strong team of ‘Britelings’ 45% of which are female staff, white women makeup 50% of the executive staff.
The founder of Hacker You and Ladies Learning Code, Payne is spreading the message about coding and investment in a very inspiring way. Not only does Payne run Hacker You and Ladies Learning Code, she is also an angel investor. Payne lives by her motto of “If i can do it, you can do it”.
Jamila Abass, Susan Eve, Linda Kwambaka
These three women founded MFarm, an innovative mobile solution for Kenyan Farmers which connects them to urban and export market via SMS. Abass, Eve and Kwamboka founded MFarm, which Forbes describes as “a mobile software solution that connects Kenyan farmers with farm produce consumers in urban and export markets via SMS”. The three women break down their workload with Abass working on applications Eve acting as COO Kwamboka leading product development and marketing.
Aase created this invite only video profile network at the age of 24, Wonderloop helps people create videos network, connect, and spread their message in a new way. Aase turned to new technology to launch her company, and even finalised funding over snapchat.