In 2021, women received 2.3% of VC funding in the US, 2% globally.

Women entrepreneurs consistently face not only gender bias and systemic discrimination through the growth of their business but challenges accessing capital, services and support. This is amplified in the BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ communities.

Women entrepreneurs have been disproportionately impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic.

it’s time to make a change


why us?

AccelerateHER was created by Canadian Entrepreneur Lisa Mattam, Founder of Sahajan Skincare, a wellness and beauty brand based on the Ancient Indian Science of Ayurveda.

“I know the great impact of early advisors and supporters. I also know how hard it is to find this community in the early days of a business. AccelerateHER will help to bridge the gap so many women face at the early stages of their businesses”.

AccelerateHER has amassed an incredible community of mentors and thought leaders all aligned in their passion for lifting women founders in Canada. Together, there is nothing we can’t do.

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