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Largest Women Run, Venture Backed Startup in Each Silicon Prairie State

Like many regions in the United States, the Silicon Prairie significantly under performs expectations regarding female entrepreneurship.  This has led certain communities to place a premium on identifying high potential women with the goal of helping facilitate more startups from women founded companies. Today, Pitchbook published an article regarding the largest women led, venture backed…

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Like many regions in the United States, the Silicon Prairie significantly under performs expectations regarding female entrepreneurship.  This has led certain communities to place a premium on identifying high potential women with the goal of helping facilitate more startups from women founded companies.

Today, Pitchbook published an article regarding the largest women led, venture backed startup in each state.  It is a fascinating read, but we thought the list of local leaders was newsworthy.

Here’s which companies feature from the states in the Silicon Prairie:

  • Arkansas – Lauren James – Fayetteville ($29 million)
  • Illinois – Simple Mills – Chicago ($180 million)
  • Indiana – Concordance – West Lafayette ($8.8 million)
  • Iowa – Vida – Coralville ($14 million)
  • Kansas – Orbis Biosciences – Lenexa ($3.64 million)
  • Michigan – Ablative Solutions – Kalamazoo ($132 million)
  • Minnesota – Respicardia – Hopkins ($174 million)
  • Missouri – Advance ICU Care – Creve Couer ($84 million)
  • Nebraska – Bloom Circle – Omaha (9.84 million)
  • North Dakota – Packet Digital – Fargo ($12 million)
  • Ohio – SPR Therapeutics – Cleveland ($82 million)
  • Oklahoma – Vadovations – Oklahoma City ($2 million)
  • South Dakota – Immutrix – Rapid City ($14 million)
  • Wisconsin – Stemina Biomarker Discovery – Madison ($28 million)

To read the complete article – check it out here: https://pitchbook.com/news/articles/startup-nation-of-women-the-most-valuable-vc-backed-company-led-by-a-woman-in-each-state.

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