The numbers for women entrepreneurs who try to get their ventures funded are grim. Women get…
But there’s one area where that number is much higher: e-commerce with nearly 40% of companies that received funding had co-founders or founders who were women.
“The fact is,” says Amy Millman, president of Springboard Enterprises, “women are getting VC money for businesses that VCs are interested in. However, many women start consumer-facing businesses, and only recently have we seen VC interest [in those types of companies].”
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“Remember, the elevator pitch is a pitch, not a conversation,” writes sales expert and OPEN Forum contributor Grant Cardone. “It needs to be hard, fast and loaded with confidence.”
Via OPEN Forum: “How to Sell Your Idea in 20 Seconds”
Check out this interactive visual guide to startups, founders and venture capitalists. It is a phenomenal tool to search and view startups by category or term. The piece was a collaboration between Visually, Accurat, and Ben Willers and is useful for anyone interested in learning more about the startup and entrepreneurial industry.