Investing In Women (Infographic)

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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 March 2012 and now has over 26,000 free users and 1,200 paid users.

Thanks to Ai Ching Goh and her team, particularly Tiffany for designing and putting this together. And thanks to Mark Suster of GRP partners for encouraging me to persist. And here it is…

Sources for data include: Gatekeepers of Venture Growth: The Role & Participation of Women in the Venture Capital Industry, Illuminate Ventures, Venture Human Capital Report CBInsights Jan-Jun2010, Woman Report Economic Clout American Express, UNH Center for Venture Research, Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity (KIEA), Gem Report 2010, Silicon Valley Board Index 2011, Dow Jones VentureSource, National Venture Capital Association estimates, Scott Duke Harris’s July 2010 article Mercury News, World Economic Forum Global 2009 Gender Gap Index, 2007 survey by British Researcher Library House, Women in Leadership in Information Society, Kauffman Foundation survey, US Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Center for Venture Research New Hampshire.

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About the guest blogger: Pemo Theodore is Founder of EZebis. She is an Australian entrepreneur focused on winning the venture game for women. Pemo has been involved in online businesses for over 6 years, starting with AstraMatch. Prior to that, she has been involved in small business for over 30 years in Australia, Canada, Ireland and London. Pemo is a certificated business coach. Follow her on Twitter at @pemo.