Celebrating women entrepreneurs “doing well by doing good”, as microfinancing guru and entrepreneur Candace Klein would say. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) It’s been a good week for the passionate entrepreneurs who work to improve the lives of the next generation – Adafruit CEO and founder Limor Fried was announced as Entrepreneur [...]
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Women 2.0 regularly profiles women (from angel investors to venture capitalists) who invest in women. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) From angel investors to VCs, Women 2.0 puts a face to those who invest in women. Only 11% of investment partners at venture capital firms are women and 15% of angel investors [...]
“70% of the users who signed up to invest via SomoLend were women with intention to invest around $1k.” By Baat Enosh (VP Operations & CFO, Women 2.0) The recent news about the signing of the JOBS ACT bill created as much excitement as confusion through the entrepreneurial and investment community. Dana Mauriello does a [...]
The Senate approved (73-26) the JOBS Act (HR 3606) with CROWDFUND Act (S. 2190) amendments. By Candace Klein (Founder & CEO, Bad Girl Ventures & SoMoLend) Under the JOBS Act, entrepreneurs will be able to raise up to $1 million per year through online crowdfunding platforms like my company, SoMoLend, and such others as Peerbackers [...]
Pass It Forward: Interview With Bad Girls Ventures Founder Candace Klein On Investing In Women Entrepreneurs
Women 2.0 interviews Candace Klein, Founder & CEO of Bad Girls Ventures – a non-profit, micro-finance organization focused on educating and financing woman-owned startup companies. To date, Bad Girls Ventures has educated over 250 businesses, financed 26 women with $700k and created 154 jobs across Ohio. Here is her heartfelt story of starting up and [...]