Women VCs interviewed say despite the low numbers, the VC industry is a great place for women. By Grace Nasri (Managing Editor, FindTheBest) The facts: Women make up just 6% of chief executives at the leading 100 tech companies. Women are launching companies at a rate 1.5 times higher than the national average, but they [...]
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Women represent 15% of angel investors and 11% of investing partners at VC firms in the United States. By Pemo Theodore (Founder, Ezebis) I recently collaborated with the female founder of Piktochart to create this infographic about investing in women. Piktochart is an infographic editor that helps non-designers make information beautiful. Piktochart was launched in [...]
“I thought a list over 100 was substantial enough to share with the world.” By Melissa Pierce (Founder, Chicago Women Developers) I know what you’re thinking. You are thinking there has been a lot of talk about women in venture capital, or rather, the lack of women in venture capital. You can read about it, [...]
Why do women continue to be under represented in the growing tech industry? By Grace Nasri (Managing Editor, FindTheBest) There’s little correlation between a group’s collective intelligence and the IQs of its individual members. But if a group includes more women, its collective intelligence rises,” was the finding of a study published by the Harvard [...]
We’ve noticed that people who are successful in VC have already formed relationships with people in technology and are incredibly resourceful. By Sarah Tavel (Vice President, Bessemer Venture Partners) We are looking to hire an Associate to join me and my colleague Jeremy Levine at Bessemer. This is a Silicon Valley-based opportunity, though we anticipate [...]
By Deborah A. Farrington (Founder & General Partner, StarVest Partners) The 2011 Forbes Midas List ranked the top 100 venture capitalists based on M&A and IPO exits. As one of the two women included on this year’s list, it was disappointing to see that only two had made the cut. This begs the question: Why [...]