By now you've seen the news of Bumble's listing which has seen its value 🚀 from $8bn ▶ $13bn & in the process made Whitney Wolfe Herd a (31-year-old) self-made billionaire 👏
But who are the 6 other public tech firms founded by women❔
Cisco Systems (Makes routers and other networking hardware)
Founded in 1987 by Sandy Lerner
IPO Date: Feb. 16, 1990
iRobot (Aims to make technology easily accessible for the private sector)
Founded in 1990 by Helen Greiner
IPO Date: Nov. 9, 2005
BlackLine (Develops cloud-based software for accounting and finance departments)
Founded in 2001 by Therese Tucker
IPO Date: Oct. 28, 2016
Stitch Fix (Online styling company aims to help customers find clothing that fits their personal style and then mails it directly to their front door)
Founded in 2011 by Katrina Lake and Erin Flynn.
IPO Date: Nov. 2017
Eventbrite (Serves as a means to organize local events, to sell/ buy event tickets, and to RSVP)
Founded in 2006 by Julia Hartz
IPO Date: Sep. 20, 2018
Amesite (Artificial intelligence software)
Founded by Ann Marie Sastry in 2017.
IPO Date: September 25, 2020
Who are your future female tech leaders to watch?