Venturing into Venture : Women VC and Female Founder Fund

from Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:30PM to Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:00PM

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Tentative date for event. May 16th 2019. Women founders struggle every day to get funded. - Only 2.2% venture capital is deployed to all female founding teams or startup with solo female founder[i]. - Women-run startups generated 78 cents in revenue for every dollar raised, compared to 31 cents for men according to Boston Consulting group[ii]. - Woman co-founder teams performed 63% better than all-male teams, as measured by First Round Capital [iii]. - Women make up only 7% of the venture capital and private equity workforce Many studies have shown women-run companies have generated great return for investors. Our event plans to explore : Why is funding such a struggle for women? Why we have so few women in Venture Capital? To understand this better and we invite you to sponsor and participate in the following event. Topic: Venture into Venture. Women Founders and Women VCs. Event : May 16th 2019.  Location: Downtown San Francisco, CA Address : Wells Fargo 333 Market Street, San Francisco."Connections" Theater. Sign up: over 300 RSVPs as of March 1st.  Speakers: 3 Women VC Partners and Angles from leading firms and 2 Entrepreneurs Sponsors: Event and Marketing. Please get in touch with us if you would like to sponsor. Audience: Women Entrepreneurs and tech company founders seeking funding Agenda : Networking. Food and Drinks 5.30 pm to 6.15 pm PST Speaker:  Ms. Gené Teare. Strategic Research Crunchbase. VC and Enterpreneur Panel and presentation 6.15 pm to 7.00 pm. Audience Questions 7.00 pm to 7.30 pm Networking 7.30 pm to 8.00 pm.   [i] Techcrunch https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/04/female-founders-have-brought-in-just-2-2-of-us-vc-this-year-yes-again/ [ii] . BCG https://www.inc.com/kimberly-weisul/boston-consulting-group-female-founders-higher-revenues.html [iii] First Round Capital http://10years.firstround.com/ [iv] Crunchbase https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/04/announcing-the-2017-update-to-the-crunchbase-women-in-venture-report/        
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