The JumpFund

Women Investing in Women.

Our vision is to establish the Southeast as the nation's best place for a woman to invest in or grow a business.  

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In 2013, we recognized a huge opportunity: 

Less than 3% of venture capital in the Southeast U.S. is allocated toward women-led companies. Yet, companies with at least one female founder on their team perform 63% better than all-male founded teams (First Round Capital, 2015).

We also realized that women's capital was not being fully activated in the Southeast, which is why we only sought investment from woman investors for our first fund.

 

Women now represent almost 25% of all angel investors (Angel Capital Association).

We invest in companies headquartered in the Southeast U.S., specifically in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida,

South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Virginia.

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Recent Press

WHERE IS TENNESSEE'S FEMALE FOUNDER ECOSYSTEM?

March 2019

The three of us have many things in common, one being our shared commitment to building and supporting the entrepreneurial community. We are also newcomers to Nashville, Tennessee, having moved here in 2017 without knowing one another previously. It is in Nashville where we first connected and discovered our common vision for community building and supporting the next generation of women pursuing entrepreneurship and/or venture capital as careers. However, we came to find in our interactions with entrepreneurs and investors another common thread -- we are often the only women present in meetings...more.

IN THE SOUTHEAST, FEMALE-LED INVESTOR GROUPS ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO IMPROVE REPRESENTATION 

January 17, 2019

A number of reports have highlighted the Southeast as a good place for high-potential female entrepreneurs, thanks to its proximity to high-quality tech education, talent, support organizations, and mentorship. What’s less discussed is the other side of the equation: the state of the region’s female investor population...more

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