According to Amy Cuddy in this TED Talk, your body language can change your confidence level and your interaction with others.
The report by NWBC called 10 Million Strong – The Tipping Point for Women’s Entrepreneurship has a number of recommendations on where improvements can take place related to assisting female entrepreneurs and female founders.
Not all gender and age inequities are due to overt discrimination, however, I’m also constantly appalled at how often discrimination against women, and more mature business participants, is still taking place. Maura McAdam give a UK perspective on this issue for The Conversation.com.
Research shows women lack access to capital much more so than men. In fact, even though women launch nearly half of new businesses, they receive less than 10 per cent of venture capital or angel funding.
It’s a well-known fact that women- and minority-led startups receive a disproportionately low percentage of angel and venture funding.
While venture capital’s track record with women makes you want scream with frustration, the new angel numbers will make you want to jump for joy. For nearly all metrics, the numbers hit record heights in 2014, according to the Center for Venture Research, which researches angel investments.
Hague is bringing that experience to her latest project, Female Funders, a site dedicated to providing women with “approachable” resources to help them jump into angel investing. Its goal is to encourage 1,000 women to invest in their first venture this year.
Women are starting businesses at one and a half times the national average. Yet female founders receive just 25 percent of angel investments in the U.S., and companies with a woman CEO get just 3 percent of venture capital.
In order to gauge the pulse of today’s tech startup ecosystem, we spoke to a group of New York-based entrepreneurs and investors and asked what they’re looking for when they evaluate a company.
An infographic on the Fiercest Women in Tech by New Relic
Seed&Spark, a film crowdfunding site, Raises $1 Million Seed Round.
A research report on Women’s Access to Business Capital
THe most important thing to do before Building Your Startup
Scale is a woman-centric investing group in Australia which is not only primary made up of female investors, but which is seeking out female startups in need of investment funds.