Austin Business Journal reports on Ingrid Vanderveldt’s latest venture. A former Dell Inc. entrepreneur-in-residence has launched an Austin company that offers software designed to provide female entrepreneurs with the tools they need to start a business. On Thursday, Ingrid Vanderveldt launched her Empowering a Billion Women by 2020 after unveiling it in March. It features a so-called “business in a box” platform with back-office software and $100 million in available credit — through several lenders such as Dell Financial Services — during the next 12 months.
The Austin company employs four workers and also includes a foundation focusing on women-related policies and women in developing nations. The business side of the startup provides mentors and business plans in addition to software products designed to provide budding entrepreneurs with tools Vanderveldt has already tried herself.
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