Women 2.0 regularly profiles women (from angel investors to venture capitalists) who invest in women.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
From angel investors to VCs, Women 2.0 puts a face to those who invest in women. Only 11% of investment partners at venture capital firms are women and 15% of angel investors are women. This is unfortunate and needs to change, as women investors are more likely to be directly connected to and able to attract female-led ventures.
A solution to the low rate of women entrepreneurs receiving investment to go big with their ventures would be to increase the pipeline of women angel investors and venture capitalists. This week, we talk to the owner of Sterling Place, angel investor Elizabeth Crowell.
By Geri Stengel (Founder, Ventureneer)
Your startup may be doomed to failure if you under-capitalize it from the get-go, but friends and family can only do so much and venture capitalists are looking for businesses that are more established with huge growth potential. Bridging that financing gap has been especially difficult for women-led businesses and for social enterprises.
But Natalia Oberti Noguera has found a new recipe for financing women-led startups focused on social good.