Tag Archive: Pipeline Fellowship

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    by Angie Chang

    The Changing Face of Startup Angel Investors

    While the issues facing female entrepreneurs are complex, a key obstacle lies in that the gatekeepers to capital are predominantly and were historically men.

    By Jane Wang (Software Engineer, Etsy)

    Funding is a tough nut to crack for many first-time entrepreneurs, and even a tougher nut for those from atypical backgrounds, such as minorities, women, LGBT members.

    In a restaurant in south Austin, a group of powerful women

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    by Angie Chang

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Simone Castillo

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

    By Angela Giacchetti (Associate, Pipeline Fellowship)

    Meet Pipeline Fellowship alumna and angel investor Simone Castillo. She is a Senior Associate of International Development Assistance Services at KPMG in New York with over nine years of experience in providing fiscal management and operational advisory services to domestic and international charitable organizations.

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    by Angie Chang

    Women Entrepreneurs: Step Up To The Plate

    An angel investing bootcamp for women philanthropists.

    By Natalia Oberti Noguera (Founder & CEO, Pipeline Fellowship)

    Women entrepreneurs don’t pitch as often as their male peers.
    I encourage women to step up to the plate, whether it’s asking for capital to fund their startup, or asking for a raise at work. In 2011, only 12% of startups pitching to angels in the U.S. were women-led, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. Out of that 12%, 26% secured funding.

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    by Angie Chang

    Get Introduced To Startup Ecosystem Leaders At PITCH NYC 2012 – NY Tech Meetup, 85 Broads, Girl Develop It, Springboard Enterprises, Pipeline Fellowship, Startup Weekend, Girls Who Code, Golden Seeds

    Representatives from organizations will be attending PITCH NYC 2012.

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

    We are a little more than a week away from Women 2.0’s first PITCH Conference in New York – a full day of successful women entrepreneurs speaking about starting up and going big!

    Along with mentoring at lunchtime, we will be introduced to the startup ecosystem in New York on November 14 during lunch by:

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    by Angie Chang

    Investors Share Advice With Entrepreneurs At Pipeline Fellowship Conference

    Female angel investors come together to share expertise at first ever Bay Area conference.

    By Carolyn Gerin (Co-Founder, Adorii)

    “Never invest in anyone you wouldn’t have to your home for dinner,” quipped Cyan Banister, Uber and Zivity investor, setting the tone for an intensely fun and resonant day at the Pipeline Fellowship Conference, making one thing abundantly clear: female investors put a huge emphasis on relationship-building with the seed-stage companies they help launch.

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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

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Erica Frontiero

    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)

    15% of angel investors are women and 11% of investment partners at venture capital firms are women. Women investors are more apt to be directly connected to and able to attract female-led ventures, and investors invest in women where there are women to be found.

    Let’s increase the pipeline of women angel investors and venture capitalists. From the Pipeline Fellowship which trains women philanthropists to become angel investors to Golden Seeds‘s investor training for future angels, there are multiple ways to onramp investors. Also, AngelList could use more active women