Female Funders & Founders, powered by Highline Beta
Jill Earthy is the Head of Growth at Female Funders & Founders, powered by Highline Beta. Jill Earthy is an entrepreneurially minded leader who believes diversity drives innovation. As Head of Growth for Female Funders and Founders (powered by Highine BETA), she is creating new models to increase the number of female investors, as well as expedited access to capital for female entrepreneurs. She was formerly the Chief Growth Officer of FrontFundr, an online investment platform, bridging the gap between entrepreneurs and investors. She has successfully built two companies nationally and sold them, and then spent 8 years in leadership roles in the non-profit sector supporting entrepreneurs. She is a community leader and active mentor, currently serving on the Board of Governors for Simon Fraser University (SFU), and as Board Chair of the Women’s Enterprise Centre in BC. She is Co-Founder of the WEB Alliance, a collective of over 25 Women’s Business networks in BC and Co-Chairs the annual We for She Conference in Vancouver supporting the economic advancement of women. Jill is well recognized for her contributions to the community and has won numerous awards including most recently the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion award as a Community Champion.
Featuring Joanne Fedeyko, CEO of Connection Silicon Valley, Jill Earthy, Head of Growth at Female Funders, Matt Roberts, Partner at ScaleUP Ventures and Ben Morris, Vice President, Corporate Development and Technology Strategies at Wesley Clover. How investing in companies led by diverse and inclusive founders is just smart business. The costs of launching a Startup have never […]