We are honored to have been named a winner in the first Microsoft M12 Ventures Female Founders Competition. Alongside Greta Cutulenco of Acerta Analytics, M12 and partners EQT Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank chose to recognize our founder and Chief Scientist Julie Dorsey for her innovative work with Mental Canvas. As one of the winning companies, Mental Canvas will be joining the M12 portfolio with a venture investment of $2 million. The results of the competition were announced this morning by Peggy Johnson, EVP of Business Development at Microsoft, on an official Microsoft blog post. The official press release and more coverage can be found below.
We're excited to see what this incredible opportunity can bring!