Forbes: Is Change In The Wind For Women Entrepreneurs Raising Capital?

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


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