Tag Archive: Pipeline Fellow

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    by Angie Chang

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Monica Barrera Vidler

    Women 2.0 profiles women angel investors in our weekly “This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like” series.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Monica Barrera Vidler is a practicing dentist with a private practice in New York – just check out her Yelp reviews.

    She is also now an angel investor. How did this happen? She participated in Pipeline Fellowship, where she learned to invest in women-led social ventures.

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    by Angie Chang

    Women In Tech Earning $125,000+ A Year Should Consider Investing In At Least One (Female-Founded) Startup

    500 Startups founding partner Dave McClure challenges women to invest in startups – to WIN.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Founding partner at 500 Startups Dave McClure wants every woman in tech to become an angel investor, saying “Stop talking about the problem and become part of the solution.” He challenges women working in the technology sector who either drive a nice car, own a nice house or earn over $125k a year to become an angel investor – and invites you to accept his challenge to make three (3) investments of $5k each in a startup businesses this year.

    We at Women 2.0 hope at least one of those three investments is in a startup with at least one female founder.

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    by Angie Chang

    Pipeline Fellowship To Train New Women Angel Investors In San Francisco And Los Angeles

    Angel investing bootcamp for women philanthropists expands to the West Coast.

    By Angela Giacchetti (Summer Associate, Pipeline Fellowship)

    After hosting successful programs in New York, the Pipeline Fellowship is launching on the West Coast this summer and has opened a call for applications for San Francisco and Los Angeles programs this fall 2012.

    The Pipeline Fellowship trains women philanthropists to become angel investors through education, mentoring, and practice. The Fellows commit to invest in a woman-led, for-profit social venture in exchange for equity and a board seat at the end of the training.

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    by Angie Chang

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Elizabeth Crowell

    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.

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    by Angie Chang

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Kelly Hoey

    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.