Anne Ravanona

Founder & CEO Global Invest Her, TEDx Speaker, Women's Advocate

Anne Ravanona is Founder & CEO of Global Invest Her, a platform and online community for early-stage women entrepreneurs that demystifies the funding process & helps them get investor-ready, to get funded faster. A passionate women’s advocate with over 22 years experience in global business, she spoke at TEDx to inspire everyone to ‘Invest in Women Entrepreneurs’. Anne is a regular speaker on the topic at conferences worldwide, to raise awareness and help change unconscious bias, to break the ‘Funding Ceiling’ for women entrepreneurs and close that $300 billion funding gap. An entrepreneur herself, Anne has been active in the global startup world for the past 5 years, including as a judge at pitch competitions, mentor and speaker at StartupWeekend Women, C-suite Advisor at Astia and advisor to several tech startups. Anne contributes regularly to the Huffington Post, showcasing great women entrepreneurs, investors and leaders through her Trailblazing Women Series and was recently named one of 47 awesome Women in Tech 2017 InspiringFifty France 2016 ​​Women in Fintech Powerlist 2016 30 incredible Irish people leading a European invasion 26 Great People Spearheading Change in Tech Investment 2016 and 100 Women in Tech whose names you need to know 2016 by Silicon Republic. Visit Global Invest Her, read her Huffington Post articles and follow her on Twitter @anneravanona or @globalinvesther