She Founder's Group

A roundtable for female founders and C-level women, interested in connecting and learning from other women in scalable, fast-growing businesses.

 

This monthly event focuses on the unique strengths and opportunities of women founders and investors. Each event includes networking, an enterprise-advancing topic and other resources. Note, events fall on the 2nd Monday of the month.

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Scheduled Events for 2019

January 14, 12-2:30 PM - POSTPONED

  1. Speed Pitch
  2. Developing an Effective Advisory Board

February 11, 12-2:30 PM 

  1. Speed Pitch
  2. From Idea to Funding: Strategies for Forming a Successful Start-Up

April 8, 12-2:30 PM 

  1. Speed Pitch
  2. Topic to be determined

May 13, 12-2:30 PM 

  1. Speed Pitch
  2. Topic to be determined

 

She Founders Group 2019 series is brought to you by Wagenknecht IP Law Group, focusing on increasing the value of intellectual property assets.

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 A Few Statistics/Factoids…

  • 224 million women have started, or are running businesses in 67 countries surveyed.  -Global Entrepreneurship Monitor
  •  3% of tech CEO's are women & only 15% of startups have at least one female founder.  -Kristi Zuhlke, Crunch Network
  • Companies with a female founder performed 63% better than investments with all-male founding teams.  -Tucker Marion, Harvard Business Review
  • 22% of angel investors are women.  -Geri Stengel, Forbes
  • Women’s returns on their investments were on average about 1.2 percentage points higher than men. -Warwick Business School carried out on behalf of Smart Investor


Articles and Videos of Interest

Why Women-Owned Startups Are a Better Bet

By Katie Abouzahr, Frances Brooks Taplett, Matt Krentz, and John Harthorne, The Boston Consulting Group

How Women Angels And Entrepreneurs Are Beating Investment Odds

By Geri Stengel, Forbes Magazine

The Real Unicorns are Female Investors

By Kristi Zuhlke, Tech Crunch

4 Factors That Predict Startup Success, and One That Doesn’t

By Tucker J. Marion, Harvard Business Review

The Real Reason Female Entrepeneurs Get Less Funding

TED Talk By Dana Kane