Women Are More Financially-Conservative, Yet Their Investments Are More Profitable? [Chills 53 with Tanya Rolfe]
Did you know that women-led startups receive only 2.5% of VC (venture capital) funding worldwide? Why is there such a disparity? Having been on both sides of the table as a past venture capitalist funding various startups and a fundraiser for her VC fund, our guest Tanya Rolfe (co-founder of sophiawomen.com) shares her thoughts and insights on the challenges that female entrepreneurs face, practical advice for them and why she thinks that women can be a great asset in the male-dominated finance world.
Despite the worldwide movement towards gender equality, 76% of VC funds in Southeast Asia do not have women in decision-making roles. In Tanya’s opinion, this perpetuates the one-dimensional way in which these funds view deals (mostly from the ‘male’ lens) and leads to a vicious cycle of the imbalance between men & women in the world of finance. Her thoughts on how women can break this cycle will set listeners thinking about how we can encourage more diversity among investors & founders!
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