Category Archives: Gender lens Investing
Gender and Venture Capital Lead Investors: Why does it matter?
According to Crunchbase in 2017, only 8 percent of venture capital (VC) partners of the top 100 VC firms globally were women. According to a recent study conducted by Gender Metrics , an even smaller percentage of women act as lead VC investors. … Continue reading
How homophily hurts high-growth entrepreneurship
Homophily refers to the tendency for people to form connections with others like themselves. This tendency has been found to occur broadly across age, race and political inclination. Homophily has also been found to influence many types of relationships ranging from … Continue reading
Women and Gender Lens Investing – Measurement Matters!
There is growing interest among investors and wealth management funds in the US to identify gender oriented investment opportunities. Especially given a recent article in Fast Company which uncovers the nasty effects of gender bias on investment decisions. Aided by the growth … Continue reading