New York is a home to hundreds of thousands women entrepreneurs. Although the amount of female entrepreneurs is greatly increasing with every year, there are still certain gaps between the businesses owned by men and women. These gaps partially stem from a lack of mentoring, support and networking for women business owner. With proper information, guidance and resources, women entrepreneurs will be able to excel even further than they currently do.

Here is a list of organizations, non-profits, educational ventures, conferences, and investment opportunities that can help jumpstart a woman-owned business:

Women Entrepreneurs NYC (WE NYC)

SCORE Mentor

Women’s Business Center (WBC)

Minority and Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Program

Women’s Center for Education and Career Advancement (WCECA)

National Women’s Business Council (NWBC)

Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development (DMWBD)

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce (NYWCC)

WAM Ventures

Tory Burch Foundation

Tory Burch Foundation Education Program

New York Women’s Agenda

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)


The WW Club

She Worx

InnovateHER Challenge

Project Entrepreneur

She Leads Conference

WE (Women Entrepreneurs Festival)


Women’s Venture Fund

Gotham Gal

Female Founders Fund

37 Angels

Queens Women’s Business Center