Monday, September 6, 2010

Video interview - on raising venture capital as a woman

Pemo Theodore of EZebis is creating a series of interviews with women, and a few men, around the challenges and successes women face raising venture capital.

The low number of women entrepreneurs getting funded (see the WSJ chime in on this, and Techcrunch be controversial as usual) is a hot topic right now. And how and whether women should get extra help. Dip into the comments on these two articles to see how intense people get on the subject.

Here's my interview with Pemo which she published today:



I've been fortunate enough to successfully raise money in the private and public markets over the last 15 years and I have some opinions about what it takes, and why women have to be serious about themselves, and not self sabotage. Bottom line - we need more women going into technology, and staying technology, and getting technical and operating experience. The statistics are not in women's favor right now and we must change it.

1 comment:

Di said...

I loved this interview! I have sent links to this post to quite a few people...several men included.

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