Tag Archives: venture capital

She Started It — a film about entrepreneurs that happen to be women

She Started It – a film about entrepreneurs that happen to be women Is a film that highlights resilience, perseverance and grit of five entrepreneurs. Their companies, approaches and backgrounds are different, but they share one thing in common, they … Continue reading

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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

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Catching the Pitch

Bethany Frankel was convinced of the opportunity: I want this, and I know other women will want this, so I’m going to make it But when she pitched her Skinnygirl margarita cocktail to an all male VC team, they didn’t … Continue reading

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Fostering growth oriented female entrepreneurship development in East Asia

Can the conditions be improved to allow for more high potential female entrepreneurs in East Asia? Overwhelmingly the answer is yes! According to the 2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and Development (GEDI) Index East Asian countries are concentrated in the ‘moderate ranking’ … Continue reading

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