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Helping Women And Minorities Raise Angel Capital

In early 2012, my HBS Alumni Angels colleagues and I launched the Venture Capital Access Program (VCAP), an initiative to help women and minority-led …

Female Founders On An Upward Trend, According To CrunchBase

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i></i><i>Gené Teare</i> <i>(@geneteare) a past female founder, heads up the venture program and content for CrunchBase.</i> <i>Ned Desmond</i> <i>(@neddesmond) is the COO of TechCrunch and CrunchBase.</i> <i>This report is the first in a series looking at female founders.</i><p>Anyone working in the startup world knows intuitively …

Women Entrepreneurs: Bridging The Gender Gap In Venture Capital

In 1999 my colleagues and I led a research initiative, the Diana Project, that examined venture capital funding in women entrepreneurs. We found that approximately 5% of all US businesses receiving venture capital had a woman on the management team. This finding was surprising given the large …

Woman-Led VC Firms Are on the Rise—And Raising Lots of Cash

Aspect Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm that focuses on making early-stage investments, has raised its first institutional fund—a …

Women are (finally) being portrayed positively in commercials

For years, Madison Avenue has worked out of the same playbook: men are beer-swilling, BBQ-tending couch-potatos; women stern, attractive mothers …

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Female Founders On An Upward Trend, According To CrunchBase

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i></i><i>Gené Teare</i> <i>(@geneteare) a past female founder, heads up the venture program and content for CrunchBase.</i> <i>Ned Desmond</i> <i>(@neddesmond) is the COO of TechCrunch and CrunchBase.</i> <i>This report is the first in a series looking at female founders.</i><p>Anyone working in the startup world knows intuitively …