No. 5: Lulu
Lulu is the world’s first network designed exclusively for women. Formerly known as Luluvise, this app was released nationwide in the US back in February of 2013. By November of the same year, Lulu, which lets women rate male users of Facebook, based on sexual, personal, and romantic appeal. Despite having generated quite the controversy amongst the tech realm, mainly because it was felt that Lulu was simply perpetuating gender stereotypes, the startup has already managed to raise almost $7 million in venture capital, showing the world that nothing really stands in the way of girl power.