An investor lays out his rationale for investing in women-led companies.
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Women 2.0 profiles women (from angel investors to venture capitalists) who invest in women.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
The numbers are bleak – 11% of investment partners at venture capital firms are women and 15% of angel investors are women. And according to this handy infographic on investing in women, women investors are far more apt to be directly connected to and able to attract female-led ventures. Women invest in women where there are women to be found.
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.
By Shaherose Charania (Co-Founder & CEO, Women 2.0)
Today, 85 Broads launched a global media campaign called It’s Women to encourage companies, VC’s, super angels, and high net worth investors to dramatically increase their investment in startups founded by women entrepreneurs.
On October 19, 2004, 85 Broads staged a one-day “Buycott” as a symbolic gesture to encourage Fortune 500 companies to pay greater attention to the enormous purchasing power of women. Business Week covered the Buycott and Trendsight summed up our impact!