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Lighter Capital Supports Heads Over Heels to Help Women Entrepreneurs


Lighter Capital is delighted to announce their support for Heads Over Heels to help female entrepreneurs more effectively scale their companies.

Lighter Capital, the leading startup capital lender to SaaS businesses, and Heads Over Heels, a non-profit aiming to increase the number of female-led high growth businesses, have teamed up to help eliminate gender inequality and support women entrepreneurs in Australia. Lighter Capital’s support will further assist Heads Over Heels create equal opportunity, foster positive female role models, and support women entrepreneurs.

Founded in 2010, Heads Over Heels helps carefully selected, outstanding female entrepreneurs leading high growth companies, by introducing them to prominent leaders in business, government, and the community. At structured events, Heads Over Heels Portfolio Company CEOs discuss what they need to fast-track to the next level and then ask for the required game-changing connections. This model has meaningful impact providing female entrepreneurs with access to the critical strategic networks required for growth.

“We are delighted to welcome Lighter Capital to Heads Over Heels and are very grateful for their support and belief in our mission.” - Nicola Swift, CEO Heads Over Heels

Melissa Widner, CEO of Lighter Capital, is Chairman and Co-Founder of Heads Over Heels. Melissa co-founded Heads Over Heels with a mission to increase representation of women leading high growth businesses.

“We at Lighter Capital are thrilled to provide support to Heads Over Heels that will further enable the organisation to help female CEOs scale their businesses.”  - Melissa Widner, CEO of Lighter Capital

About Heads Over Heels

Heads Over Heels is a Sydney based Australian non-profit aimed at supporting women entrepreneurs through opening up business networks. Since 2010, Heads Over Heels has played a critical role in promoting gender  equality. For more information on Heads Over Heels, please visit

Lighter Capital is the pioneering leader in founder-friendly, non-dilutive financing. Since 2010, we have provided hundreds of millions of dollars in over 1,000 rounds of financing to U.S., Canadian, and Australian tech companies. Founders achieve success on their terms with Lighter’s tech-enabled financing which has no fees and does not require the company to give up equity. The application process takes minutes and requires no pitch deck. Beyond financing, Lighter’s “more than money” benefits provide founders access to invaluable connections within the Lighter Capital Community, resources, and product discount opportunities. Learn more and apply at

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