5 Amazing Women Tech Entrepreneurs from the USA You Must Know About

By: GWL Team | Thursday, 14 March 2024

With the rise in entrepreneurship, United States has witnessed the establishment of fresh startups in the past decade. Women entrepreneurs with creative problem-solving technology have started their businesses and have become influential personalities today.

America has a penchant for entrepreneurship. Much like the rest of the world, the USA is home to a large number of enterprising individuals who have been creatively all magnitudes of challenges people may face in all aspects of life & work.

This quest for leveraging technology and out-of-the-box thinking has helped the USA become the largest entrepreneurial ecosystem in the world, followed by China and India. According to a report released by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2022-2023, 31 million Americans started new businesses just last year.

However, the American startup space is faced with a challenge of diversity and gender equality. According to data, women's Total Entrepreneurial Activity (TEA) in the U.S. rose to 15.2% in 2021. However, women’s equal inclusion in the American startup space is a far-away dream.

That does not discount from the fact that several enterprising and skilled women have been not only foraying into the American startup space but have also been excelling. Beginning from the first woman entrepreneur, Eliza Lucas Pinckney in 1739 till today, there are hundreds and thousands of women entrepreneurs in the United States that have set-up and run successful business ventures.

Besides launching their startups, these women entrepreneurs are generating profitable business. Women-led startups are not only giving tough fight to the established firms but are supporting inclusivity and diversity in workplace with fair and unbiased environment.

Let us meet five of the most prolific women tech founders who are redefining the American startup landscape.