Women and VC’s Update
Original Air Date: April 17, 2017
While it’s true that VC funding to women founders has more than doubled in 10 years, the actual amount is paltry. Anne and Gillian discuss why this is so, and report on updates from Pitchbook and the first ever study from TechCrunch on women venture capitalists and whether they fund more startups with a woman founder. Conclusion? A firm ‘Maybe” and “Too soon to tell. The bright spot is the number of women investors is increasing, along with the growth of organizations like Pipeline Angels and TiE Global Women’s Entrepreneur Network chapters in many cities.