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    by Angie Chang

    Leaping The Venture Capital Gender Gap: DailyWorth’s Amanda Steinberg

    “Women tend to start so-called lifestyle businesses, meaning companies that stay small enough to allow their owners to have a life outside the business, while investors are looking for startups with the potential for huge scale, so there is often a mismatch.”

    By Anne Fisher (Writer, Crain’s New York Business)

    “Venture capital has always been a guy’s game,” entrepreneur Amanda Steinberg said recently.

    Too true: Although women own about one-third of all U.S. small businesses and start companies at twice the rate of men, a scant 11% of venture capital funding goes to female entrepreneurs, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.

    Yet Amanda, CEO of DailyWorth, which she founded in early 2009, has raised more than $3 million in outside capital