Sometimes, it seems as if as much as things change for women entrepreneurs, they are standing still. That paradox couldn’t be more true than when discussing high-growth women entrepreneurs and their ability to raise capital. That is the #1 challenge women face when starting and growing their companies, found David S. Ricketts, Senior Innovation Scholar at the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard. His comment is based on a survey of high-growth women entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, government representatives, media, academics, researchers and corporate executives who attended a recent DWEN Research Symposium. By focusing on where change is happening, where it isn’t, and examining what interventions are working, we can facilitate even greater change.
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*Article written by Geri Stengel, contributor to Forbes