F4 will develop the Startup Investment Model Index (SiMi) that Female Founders and all founders can leverage to determine their startup maturity level when seeking VC Funding.
F4 will provide data-driven analysis of why only 3% of VC Funding goes to Female-Founded startups. We will identify which VCs/Corporate VCs (CVCs) and investors fund Female-Founded startups, understand why they are investing, and track their ROI on those investments. We will also analyze the startups that receive VC Funding, so that we can identify the criteria that leads to funding. We will then help Female Founders seeking VC Funding leverage that knowledge.
F4 will work directly with the top 1,000 VCs/CVCs to solicit their commitment to fund startups led by Female Founders and monitor their investments to ensure that the YoY growth leads to the goal: 20% of VCs Funding goes to Female-Founded startups by 2020.