Forbes | Elizabeth MacBride | May 28, 2015
Why Women-Led Businesses Are The Best Bets
The number of companies receiving angel funding is rising, but only about 5% of total venture investment goes to women-led businesses, said Sharon Vosmek at a panel at the recent Emerging Markets Private Equity Association conference, where Schnabel was also speaking.
“That’s why this is such an impressive compelling investment case,” said Vosmek, CEO of Astia Fund. “It’s stunning to me that the industry doesn’t seem to act on this data.”
Her firm just had a $250 million exit with LearnVest.