If Trish Costello, CEO of Portfolia since 2014, has her way, there will be no financial cliff where founders of tech startups catering to women and girls can fall to their financial ruin. Her goal is specific and clear: 100,000 women to invest in Portfolia funds in five years. The rec
When and how does 1 percent add up to $270 billion? According to Patricia Lizarraga, managing partner at Hypatia Capital Group, it is when “all investors allocating just 1 percent of their investable assets” invest in women’s leadership. And exactly how does that happen? By making tha
Paid family leave, gender parity in corporate leadership, equal pay, diversity of employees and socially responsible investments are all commitments Emily DeMasi seeks to make in her work as a portfolio manager at the $550 million Zevin Asset Management firm. And it is also why as a m
The helm of a ship is the mechanism that steers the vessel. So the person at the helm is the leader. Where the ship sails is up to her. Lindsey Taylor Wood is the founder and CEO of The Helm, and she aims to steer this venture capital fund firm to investing millions in female founders
Show her the money. Please. New research published in the Harvard Business Review reveals that female entrepreneurs are more successful when their start-ups are funded by female venture capitalists. Sahil Raina, assistant professor of finance at the Alberta School of Business writes:
Meet Lorraine Fox, today’s guest post author and senior investment advisor at ClearRock Capital. Take The Lead does not give financial advice or endorse any particular approach, but we do think women’s financial literacy is one important key to women’s leadership parity. W
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