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Why the world needs women entrepreneurs

November 21, 2013 | | 13,876 Comments

(By Tory Burch for The Economist) Women’s empowerment will be front and center in 2014 as more companies, communities and countries invest in women’s entrepreneurship. Increasingly, they recognize what organizations from the World Bank to Coca-Cola already know: that women … Read More

Platform Aims To Boost Profile Of Minorities In Tech

October 9, 2013 | | 13,808 Comments

(Fast Company) Two years ago, Hank Williams joined a startup accelerator called NewME, which specializes in startups led by minorities. Williams, 48, is a black serial entrepreneur who had spent most of his life living in Harlem and considered himself … Read More

VCs don’t have a bias against women entrepreneurs; we’re just bad at pitching

July 16, 2013 | | 14,096 Comments

(Venture Beat) Do Silicon Valley VCs have a negative bias against women entrepreneurs, making it more difficult for them to raise venture capital than men?

If you look at the statistics, it would seem so. Women entrepreneurs raise just 4.2 percent of overall venture … Read More

Funding Sources for Female Founders

June 20, 2013 | | 14,124 Comments

Our friends at Project Eve compiled a great list of funding sources and opportunities specifically targeting women entrepreneurs. Here, we’ve selected the best, most relevant for you.

Angel, Seed & Venture Capital

Golden Seeds

(http://www.goldenseeds.com) – “Golden Seeds is an investment … Read More

Invest Your Money: Just Do It

June 19, 2013 | | 14,186 Comments

I want to tell you a little secret – our MBA educations did not teach us how to invest in the stock market.  Instead, we learned about the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), beta, and the theory of diversification. If … Read More