Access to Capital
Written by Stephanie Proft Tuesday, February 26 2013
What did Monica Dodi do with her Harvard MBA? She ran Disney's consumer product division for Europe, Africa and the Middle East; helped launch a new little television channel called MTV in Europe; created online content for AOL; and finally, took all she learned to create and now serve as the managing director of the Women’s Venture Capital Fund.
Written by Osayi Endolyn Tuesday, January 08 2013
In 2011, only 12 percent of U.S. angel investors were women. In response, Natalia Oberti Noguera launched Pipeline Fellowship, which takes women philanthropists through a business-savvy boot camp where they commit to investing in a woman-led, for-profit social venture in exchange for equity in that company.
Written by Patty Rasmussen Tuesday, October 16 2012
Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Fundable are examples of an exciting new entrepreneurial trend called crowdfunding — a peer-to-peer funding mechanism, which essentially pre-sells the product or service by asking potential customers to fund its development. Dr. Letitia Wright, an LA-based crowdfunding strategist, offers her best advice on everything from defining your tribe to creating your video message.
Written by Margie Fishman Tuesday, June 12 2012
Alfa Demmellash was born into a world of brutality and poverty in Ethiopia. Thanks to her mother, Demmellash graduated from Harvard University, and today she runs her nonprofit, Rising Tide Capital, which is dedicated to educating entrepreneurs in low-income communities. Recognized by President Obama for its innovation, Rising Tide Capital is working to help 100,000 entrepreneurs across 100 communities within a decade.
Written by Corinne Garcia Tuesday, May 29 2012
Looking for working capital to start your business? Sue Malone, CEO of Strategies for Small Business, has given more than 41,000 loans to ensure that women don’t give up their dream of starting a small business. Here’s her advice on how to get a “yes.”