By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Today, the Kauffman Foundation released a paper on “Overcoming the Gender Gap: Women Entrepreneurs as Economic Drivers” by Lesa Mitchell. The paper showed hope for women entrepreneurs, reminding us the near future is ripe for an increase in high-growth women entrepreneurs: There is no current shortage of [...]
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By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) In December, TEDtalks posted Why we have too few women leaders (video) by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, showing the world what a powerful, ambitious woman leader looks like. This week, Sheryl delivered a powerhouse speech this time at Barnard’s commencement. She reminded us that “women became 50% [...]
By Lesa Mitchell (Vice President, Kauffman Foundation) This much is known: The next round of economic recovery and growth in the U.S. will be led by new companies. The statistical evidence on that point is clear. While big, established firms employ the most people, it’s the high-growth startups — the new firms on their way [...]