“I thought a list over 100 was substantial enough to share with the world.”

By Melissa Pierce (Founder, Chicago Women Developers)

I know what you’re thinking.

You are thinking there has been a lot of talk about women in venture capital, or rather, the lack of women in venture capital.

You can read about it, here, here, here, and here.

You can read the outrage about how there are only 5 women on Forbes’s Midas 100 List. You can even see tweets by men who are VCs talk about the dearth of women who are VCs.

What you haven’t been reading are articles about the women who ARE in the investing community. Sure, there are articles about a few of them and there was a wonderful Twitter campaign started by Cindy Gallop entitled “Female VC’s Everyone Should Know,” which listed over 50 female venture capitalists; however, thanks to Twitter’s API cap and Cindy’s prolific tweeting, there is nothing to link to for your reference.

I’ve always been of the opinion that shining a light on what you want will help you find it, and will also help others find it, so instead of shining a light on the lack of women, I looked for women that were venture capitalists or angel investors.

» Read the full article on Tech Cocktail here.