101 Southeast Female Founders Who’ve Raised a Million or More

Lolly Wolly Doodle, Kabbage, Humacyte--companies created by Southeastern female founders are setting a high bar from the wave-washed tip of Miami to the open skies of Kentucky bluegrass.

The Southeast sets records for women’s entrepreneurship. Meet some of the leaders building the region’s companies in the list below.

This data is provided by Valor Ventures, an Atlanta venture capital firm, and relies on Crunchbase. If your data is out of date, please head over to Crunchbase and update it.

Headquarters LocationCompany NameCategory GroupsDescription
Alpharetta, Georgia Zenovia Digital ExchangeMedia and Entertainment, Sales and Marketing, Internet Services, Content and Publishing, AdvertisingZenovia Digital Exchange is a display media exchange that delivers optimal results for advertisers and publishers.
Asheville, North Carolina BuildFaxReal EstateBuildFax maintains a database of properties from cities and counties across the United States facilitating those who wish to buy property.
Asheville, North Carolina PlumPrintCommunity and LifestylePlumPrint takes the overwhelming piles of paper-plate flower pots
Asheville, North Carolina Katuah MarketTravel and Tourism, Sustainability, Food and BeverageKatuah Market is a newly-opened natural food grocery store in the Biltmore Village area of South Asheville.
Atlanta, Georgia KabbageFinancial Services, Lending and InvestmentsKabbage is a financial technology company. Its fully automated technology and data platform powers lending directly and for its partners.
Atlanta, Georgia CardlyticsSales and Marketing, Financial Services, Lending and Investments, Mobile, AdvertisingCardlytics uses purchase-based intelligence to make marketing more relevant and measurable.
Atlanta, Georgia PartpicManufacturing, Science and Engineering, Software, Internet Services, MobileVisual search for replacement parts
Atlanta, Georgia Funding UniversityEducation, Financial ServicesFunding U is the preferred no-cosigner, no FAFSA, non-Fico based student lender for hardworking, career focused college students.
Atlanta, Georgia RimidiInformation Technology, Health CareTo change healthcare in America by using technology and innovation to put patients before their diagnosis.
Atlanta, Georgia SparkflyMedia and Entertainment, Sales and Marketing, Transportation, Internet Services, MobileSparkfly enables manufacturers to deliver item-level promotions anywhere on the mobile web and track their redemption at the point of sale.
Atlanta, Georgia Turnberry InnovationsAgriculture and Farming, TransportationTurnberry Innovations brings innovative solutions to market to make Life. Easier.
Atlanta, Georgia CresceranceEducationGet your School on Mobile with Crescerance!Connect with parents, students, staff, alumni and related communities
Atlanta, Georgia RentWikiReal EstateRentWiki.com is an online rental marketplace enabling users to search, read reviews, and rent apartments using their mobile phones.
Atlanta, Georgia GetOne RewardsMobileGetOne Rewards develops software and mobile applications for retail sectors.
Atlanta, Georgia E & E Capital ManagementReal Estate, Financial ServicesPersonalized Real Estate investing and property managing
Atlanta, Georgia Perle BioscienceBiotechnology, Science and EngineeringPerle Bioscience is a developer of peptide therapies for the generation of new insulin producing cells.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Baton Rouge HomesReal EstateBaton Rouge Homes is an online platform that provides information on homes and real estates for sale in Baton Rouge, Los Angeles.
Boca Raton, Florida Momentum FundingProfessional Services, Financial ServicesMomentum Funding LLC is a national legal finance company headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla
Boca Raton, Florida Yachtico.com Yacht Charter & Boat RentalTravel and TourismYachtico is world's #1 internet booking platform for yacht charter and boat rental services worldwide.
Boca Raton, Florida Sideline SneakersSKICKS䋢 is the culmination of a lifetime friendship, along with a dash of creativity
Boca Raton, Florida Mela ArtisansDesignMela Artisans is a design driven luxury lifestyle brand that contemporizes traditional handcrafted techniques & celebrates local artisanal
Brentwood, Tennessee YouScienceAdministrative Services, Professional Services, EducationYouScience is an innovative, new company based in Nashville
California, Kentucky First Aid Shot TherapyBiotechnology, Science and Engineering, Health CareFirst Aid Shot Therapy is a liquid shot relief for common symptoms.
Canada, Kentucky TerrameraAgriculture and Farming, Science and Engineering, Energy, SustainabilityReplacing conventional chemical pesticides with high performance plant based products for agriculture.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina NanoCor TherapeuticsBiotechnology, Science and EngineeringNanoCor Therapeutics develops viable intracellular genetic protein therapy for the treatment of chronic heart failure.
Charleston, South Carolina BeliefNetworksData and Analytics, SoftwareBeliefNetworks is a software company providing access solutions for web publishers, bloggers, and their consumers.
Charlotte, North Carolina QuaeroMedia and Entertainment, Data and AnalyticsQuaero provides media companies with a turnkey solution that manages and analyzes their audience data, providing triple digit ROI
Charlotte, North Carolina TradierFinancial ServicesTradier offers developers, trading platform providers and investors an innovative trading platform and a rich set of real-time APIs.
Chattanooga, Tennessee FeetzManufacturing, Hardware, Consumer Electronics, DesignFeetz is the modern day Digital Cobbler for footwear - providing customers with ultimate personalization through our SizeMe footwear technol
Chattanooga, Tennessee TorchHardware, Internet Services, MobileWe‰Ûªre on a mission to make the internet a wonderful place for our kids to grow up.
Covington, Kentucky WyzerrScience and Engineering, Hardware, Consumer Electronics, Data and Analytics, Software, DesignA artificial intelligence platform to help business stakeholders make better decisions by constantly listening to their customers.
Delray Beach, Florida RediLearningHealth Care, Education, Internet ServicesRediLearning is a startup that delivers continuing education coursework online to nurses, therapists, and other senior care health workers.
Durham, North Carolina Mati EnergyEnergy, Sustainability, Food and BeverageA refreshing and energizing alternative for active and health-conscious consumers looking to enhance their everyday performance.
Durham, North Carolina Civatech OncologyBiotechnology, Science and EngineeringCivatech Oncology, a medical device company, develops novel polymer-based devices to treat cancer using localized, low-dose-rate radiation.
Durham, North Carolina Cloud PharmaceuticalsBiotechnology, Science and Engineering, Health CareCloud Pharmaceuticals s is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
Durham, North Carolina Enlight ResearchData and AnalyticsMarket Intelligence for the Board
Durham, North Carolina Veritas CollaborativeSports, Health CareAt Veritas Collaborative, they envision a world in which all persons with eating disorders and their families.
Durham, North Carolina NeuroCog TrialsBiotechnology, Science and Engineering, Health CareNeuroCog Trials is the leading cognition services company for the pharmaceutical industry.
Durham, North Carolina Hostel RocketTravel and TourismHostel Rocket enables millennials to discover, interact and book hostels from any device worldwide.
Durham, North Carolina GeneCentric DiagnosticsBiotechnology, Science and Engineering, Health CareGeneCentric Diagnostics develops and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests for oncologists and patients.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Vigilant BiosciencesBiotechnology, Science and Engineering, Health CareVigilant Biosciences is a leading innovator and developer of solutions that aid in the early detection and intervention of cancer.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Health Revenue Assurance HoldingsData and AnalyticsHealth Revenue Assurance Holdings provides business intelligence products and consulting services for the healthcare industry.
Franklin, Tennessee iQuantifiFinancial ServicesiQuantifi is a RoboPlanner䋢 enabling institutions to provide all customers with an automated, personalized and comprehensive financial plan.
Gainesville, Florida ParacosmScience and Engineering, Hardware, SoftwareParacosm operates a cloud-based application for converting scanned places into three-dimensional models.
Hattiesburg, Mississippi SchoolStatusData and Analytics, EducationWe are a Mississippi-based company that assists K12 educators improve student outcomes by putting all their data in one elegant interface.
Hickory, North Carolina Blue BloodhoundTransportationBlue Bloodhound is an online tool and app that creates a free market for truck drivers to operate as independent contractors.
Huntersville, North Carolina ProctorFreeEducationProctorFree is an on-demand, automated o
Huntsville, Alabama Digheon HealthcareHealth CareDigheon Healthcare provides health care software-as-a-service technology solutions.
Jacksonville, Florida Citra Health SolutionsInformation Technology, Data and Analytics, Health CareInnovative technology and services healthcare enablement company.
Knoxville, Tennessee ABT Molecular ImagingHealth CareABT Molecular Imaging develops a production platform to generate unit doses of molecular imaging drugs for PET scanning at the point of use.
Lafayette, Louisiana LotLinxCommerce and Shopping, Sales and Marketing, Transportation, Internet Services, AdvertisingLotLinx is a digital Advertising Platform and Technologies for Automotive.
Lexington, North Carolina Lolly Wolly DoodleCommerce and Shopping, Internet Services, DesignLWD works together as a team and as a family, driven by a shared set of CORE VALUES.
Lindale, Georgia Mercy ShipsMercy Ships is a global charity operating a fleet of hospital ships in developing nations.
Louisville, Kentucky EdumedicsBiotechnology, Science and EngineeringEdumedics, a chronic disease management company, offers services for health care professionals, employers, consulting services, and more.
Louisville, Kentucky TNG PharmaceuticalsBiotechnology, Science and EngineeringTNG Pharmaceuticals, a Louisville, KY based company is focused on the research and development of our patented vaccine, FlyVax.
Louisville, Kentucky First30DaysSales and Marketing, AdvertisingFirst30days is an online portal that provides people with advice and guidance for important events in life such as marriage and divorce.
Marietta, Georgia SpacePointeHardware, Commerce and Shopping, SoftwareSpacePointe is a financial technology company with mobile payment solutions serving emerging markets.
Memphis, Tennessee SweetBioBiotechnology, Science and EngineeringSweetBio is a biotech startup revolutionizing healing, starting in oral surgery.
Memphis, Tennessee Silicone Arts LaboratoriesTravel and TourismSilicone Arts Laboratories develops silicone-based products that enhance a person's physical appearance.
Memphis, Tennessee Health & BlissHealth CareHealth & Bliss is a medical device company that designs, patents and sells convenient medical products and diagnostic tests.
Miami Beach, Florida SafetyPayCommerce and Shopping, Payments, Internet Services, Financial ServicesSafetyPay is an online payment solution that enables clients to make online purchases and pay directly through their local bank account.
Miami Beach, Florida Third SolutionsSoftwareThird Solutions offers an app that provides merchants with real-time access to all of their receipts through a single web interface.
Miami Lakes, Florida Asana MedicalHealth CareAsana Medical, Inc., is an early-stage Florida corporation focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medical devices.
Miami, Florida Open EnglishSoftware, EducationOpen English is a leading Education Technology company focused on English language learning for the Latin American & U.S. Hispanic markets.
Miami, Florida Kairos ARData and Analytics, Software, MobileKairos AR is a tech platform that provides advanced face recognition API for its users‰Ûª apps and services.
Miami, Florida BoatsetterTravel and TourismBoatsetter is the #1 boat rental community connecting boat owners, boat captains and anyone who seeks a water-ful experience.
Miami, Florida EarlySharesFinancial ServicesEarlyShares is a real estate crowdfunding platform that connects return-driven commercial real estate investments.
Miami, Florida ZudySoftwareEnterprise Mobile Application Development
Miami, Florida SportsManiasMedia and Entertainment, Sports, Content and PublishingSportsManias is an app and website that delivers fantasy players and diehards real-time, personalized content from reputable sources.
Miami, Florida TissuetechBiotechnology, Science and Engineering, Health CareTissuetech offers regenerative amniotic tissue-based productsåÊfor ophthalmology, optometry, musculoskeletal and wound care markets.
Miami, Florida Carson LifeSports, Health CareCarson Life is a natural health and beauty products company focused on the Hispanic market.
Miami, Florida LeapfactorSoftwareLeapfactor provides breakthrough business apps to transform the way companies engage with its employees, business partners and customers.
Morrisville, North Carolina HumacyteBiotechnology, Science and Engineering, Health CareHumacyte develops products for vascular diseases and replacement of anatomical conduits.
Morrisville, North Carolina VisitarTravel and TourismVisitar is a worldwide network of travel websites.
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina Avancen MODBiotechnology, Science and Engineering, Health CareAvancen MOD Corporation is incorporated in South Carolina. Our official corporate address is Mt. Pleasant, SC.
Nashville, Tennessee BKON ConnectHardware, Commerce and Shopping, Internet ServicesSpecializing in Eddystone-URL, Eddystone-UID & iBeacon hardware AND PHY.net SaaS for full remote control of beacons with Eddystone-URL
Nashville, Tennessee MedaxionBiotechnology, Science and EngineeringMedaxion isåÊa health care technology company thatåÊprovides real-time anesthesia intelligence solutions.
Nashville, Tennessee InvisionHeartHealth CareInvisionHeart draws on the strengths of experienced leadership, robust software and hardware developers and a strong clinical advisory team.
New Orleans, Louisiana KickboardEducationSoftware for school culture, classroom management, standards-based grading, formative and summative assessment data analysis.
Norcross, Georgia DataOceansSoftwareDataOceans offers electronic document management services and products that help companies create interactive documents.
North Carolina , North AmericaCamras VisionHealth CareCamras Vision is the developer of a glaucoma therapy that can stop the progression of glaucoma.
Ocala, Florida OcoosCommerce and Shopping, Information Technology, Data and Analytics, Software, Sales and MarketingNext-Generation Websites: Create a site, manage your operations, and sell online easily with the Ocoos Integrated Platform.
Orlando, Florida UshahidiInformation Technology, Software, Health Care, MobileDemocratizing information, increasing transparency and lowering the barriers for individuals to share their stories.
Orlando, Florida Marilyn Monroe SpasSports, Health Care, Consumer Goods, DesignFL-based national spa services brand
Pensacola, Florida Super Technologies Inc.Information Technology, Software, Internet Services, Messaging and Telecommunications, MobileSuper Technologies is a global VOIP communications company, expanded to provide cloud based solutions for health, education and CRM markets.
Raleigh, North Carolina CloudPayInformation Technology, Data and Analytics, Software, Payments, Internet Services, Financial ServicesCloudPay is the world's only cloud-based platform for integrated global payroll and payments processing, collaboration and delivery.
Raleigh, North Carolina Savii Inc.Apps, Information Technology, Software, Health CareCollaborate, Communicate, and Coordinate Care with Savii Care workflow management platform for Private Duty Home Care Companies
Raleigh, North Carolina SEAL Innovation, Inc.Hardware, SoftwareThe SEAL SwimSafe䋢 is a wearable rechargeable in-water swim monitor and drowning detection device.
Raleigh, North Carolina Dignify TherapeuticsBiotechnology, Science and EngineeringDignify Therapeutics is a drug development company focused on delivering novel drug therapies for bladder and bowel disorders in spinal
St. Petersburg, Florida InformedDNABiotechnology, Science and EngineeringInformedDNA provides expert genetic counseling services via telephone to help individuals develop a personalized healthcare plan.
St. Petersburg, Florida SavvyCardSoftwarePlatform for creating intelligent mobile business cards that create leads, convert sales and retain customers.
St. Petersburg, Florida BABADUCommerce and ShoppingBABADU is an online kids store providing a selection of toys and children's items.
Suwanee, Georgia FemasysManufacturing, Health CareFemasys is engaged in R&D and manufacture of medical devices for women's healthcare.
Sweden, South Carolina MedUniverseMedUniverse is a services and technology company offering the global patient case tool Simpatico䋢 and consultancy services.
Tampa, Florida PikMyKidInformation Technology, SoftwareMaking the school dismissal process smarter, safer, and cheaper!
Tampa, Florida WashlavaInternet Services, MobileSmart Laundry for a Modern World: Technology platform for self-service laundry. No quarters. No waiting. No hassle.
Tampa, Florida MamaBear AppPlatforms, Apps, Media and Entertainment, Navigation and Mapping, Data and Analytics, Community and Lifestyle, Software, Health Care, Internet Services, MobileMamaBear is a parent's only minute by minute news feed of their child's most important physical and social activity.
Tampa, Florida Sirion HoldingsBiotechnology, Science and Engineering, Health CareSirion Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the research, discovery, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical
Thomasville, Georgia ison furnitureCommerce and Shopping, Consumer GoodsInternet furniture marketing through brick and mortar
West Palm Beach, Florida XcoveryHealth CareXcovery develops therapeutics (low toxicity molecular targeted oral drugs) for the treatment of cancer patients.
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