Something very significant is going on. There are 8.3 million women owned companies in the US according to a just released American Express Open study. The State of Women-Owned Businesses Report Not only that, the number of female founded companies is growing at a rate of 1.5X the national average. And, female founded companies show a 58% revenue growth when the national average is only 38%. Now, the next important question is how do these new companies get funded? In a response to our readers’ feedback, in future editions, we will present some of the prominent female angel investors and women venture capitalists who are active in funding early stage ventures. Please stay tuned.