MergeLane discovers, accelerates and invests in high-potential female leaders. MergeLane’s startup accelerator and fund invests in startups with at least one woman in leadership. Its accelerator pairs a select cohort of high-growth startups with industry-leading mentors to dramatically increase the startups’ growth trajectory. Its early-stage investment fund invests in select companies outside the… · More accelerator. In addition to its investment efforts, MergeLane educates female leaders around the world through informative content and events.
Our motivation is two-fold. First, there are far fewer women in startups than we would expect. We believe diverse companies are stronger and we want to help narrow the gap. Second, data overwhelmingly shows that venture-backed, female-run companies produce higher returns.
We feel compelled to promote exceptional women leaders and the companies they run until it is no longer necessary. We want to make MergeLane obsolete.