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“I would love to find some feminist investors to be honest.” —Jean Leggett, CEO and co-founder of One More Story Games.
Membership in the UN Global Compact Canada Network ranges from a low of $1,000 to a high of more than $15,000. So, for feminist enterprise small fry, this summary will have to do.
Marketplace feminism is a bit like greenwashing. It’s a term used for companies who use feminist language to sell their products while not being authentically aligned with feminist values themselves–like for example, THINX.
Gender oppression among women, trans, queer, and the intersectionally defined is a well documented issue in tech startup spaces in Ontario, Canada and North America at large. Calling for public accountability can help.
Writer Natalie Clifford Barney once called entrepreneurship “the last refuge of the troublemaking individual.” Listen to the stories of five “resistance” entrepreneurs in this special edition LiisBeth podcast.