Today Leap by Y Combinator, a private online community for women in tech, has spun out into its own independent company called Elpha. Led by three female founders
In an industry where women represent only 10% of founding teams and 2% of venture capital recipients, there could be no better time to provide a platform for women to connect with each other and share information to help them excel in the industry.
Elpha is free to join and allows individuals who identify as women or non binary working in tech to discuss their most pressing questions relating to work and life in general, make connections, find and share opportunities, and more.
Popular Q&A threads on Elpha include topics like fundraising, salary negotiations, parenting, book recommendations, and industry trends.
Elpha supports anonymous and untraceable posting so women can ask topics that may be too sensitive or personal to bring up in the office or with friends.
Elpha has received funding from Y Combinator and the founders will participate in Y Combinator’s accelerator program in Mountain View this summer joining the ranks of well known alumni like Airbnb, …read more