Venture Capital

Forbes.com Ten Female Founded Venture Capital Funds You Should Have In Your Network

Forbes.com Ten Female Founded Venture Capital Funds You Should Have In Your Network

...For those looking for a change in the face of venture capital, listed below are ten more female-founded funds to keep your eyes on (and to connect with). It is worth stressing (again) that all of the investors highlighted on this list launched their funds by leveraging existing relationships. They have also positioned their funds for successful future raises by strategically making new connections during those initial fundraising efforts. Read More....

CNBC: Tracy Chadwell on Three Women Who Could Rock the Job of Uber CEO

CNBC: Tracy Chadwell on Three Women Who Could Rock the Job of Uber CEO

The chances of Uber choosing a woman as its next CEO are about the same as getting a cab in midtown Manhattan in the rain at rush hour.

As a woman who has built her career in and around tech, I strongly suspected this even before this week's report that the field has been narrowed to four men, all CEOs. Just over 5 percent of chief executive roles at Standard & Poor's 500 Index companies are women — and a string of recent departures means that number is on the decline. As much as many people would like to see a female take the lead at a troubled Silicon Valley company that has come to epitomize all the gender problems that have long troubled tech, I know as much as the next business person that the numbers just aren't in our favor. And that's a shame. Despite what the numbers tell us, there are many, many qualified women who could drive Uber into the future. Read More…