This book expertly navigates the ins and outs of launching and building up an early stage company. I will be highly recommending The Funded as a must read to any entrepreneur or aspiring entrepreneur.
— Roger Chabra, Rho Canada Ventures


Funded is a crash course in venture capital. Don’t waste time raising money the hard way. In this book we will prepare you to raise money for your startup using real-life examples, templates, and hands-on interactive exercises.

You’ll learn best practices from seasoned entrepreneurs and investors. You’ll save hours of trial and error (and failed pitches) and hit the fundraising trail with confidence!


Katherine Hague is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. She founded ShopLocket, an ecommerce platform for hardware entrepreneurs acquired in early 2014. Today she runs Female Funders, a global network of female investors and entrepreneurs, and is the CEO of Locks & Mane, a rapidly expanding beauty brand - and one of her first angel investments.

Katherine was recently named one of the Women to Watch in Wearables, one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women and one of Flare’s Sixty Under 30. She has been quoted in the New York Times on fashion tech and recently interviewed for the Oprah Winfrey Network. Find Katherine online at @KatherineHague or at


Check Our Funded on the O'Reilly Podcast: How to raise seed funding