How Women in VC sees the Future: "We aren't waiting for that world to include us" by Priyamvada Mathur

TL;DR - Women have been marginalized in the VC industry for a very long time, but recently, there has been a rise in female CEOs and they hold a big part of the industry’s future.

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Topic Tags - Future of VC, Women in VC

Questions answered:

  • What is the future of female CEO’s in the VC realm?

Summary:

  • Companies founded solely by women garnered 2.3% of all VC dollars invested in the US last year.
  • Nearly half of investments secured by female CEOs are angel or seed investments
  • In the past decade, there has been an upward trend in number of female CEOs being financed
  • Throughout all the change in VC industry, women have been able to see the future best
  • In 2018, we saw for the first time in history that for 2 consecutive years that female-founded companies went public

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