Even the Pope is talking about it, but what exactly is impact investing? Meet Fran Seegull, Executive Director of the U.S Impact Investing Alliance, a project of the Ford Foundation and Omidyar Network. Continue reading “#32 All Investing Is Impact Investing: Fran Seegull, CIO Impact Assets”
Venture capitalist Jeanne Sullivan is taking the cannabis industry by storm. Formerly, a co-founder of StarVest Partners, Sullivan is an advocate for cannabis legalization and adviser to investors in this new high growth industry. Jeanne tells host, Kelly Hoey, why cannabis presents such a massive business opportunity for women.
Continue reading “#29 Jeanne Sullivan on Why Women Can Dominate the $5.4Bn Cannabis Industry”
Three hundred billion dollars. That’s the global financing gap between male-owned and female-owned businesses. When Anne Ravanona heard this appalling statistic she sprang into action and founded Global Invest Her, an online platform dedicated to funding women entrepreneurs. Continue reading “#26 How Women Entrepreneurs Can Get $300 Billion: Anne Ravanona, Founder/CEO of Global Invest Her”
A feminist and behavioral scientist, Matt Wallaert believes that using data to build products is the key to effecting real change, such as the gender pay gap, which explains why he created GetRaised, a tool that helps women ask for raises. Continue reading “#25 How Can We *use* Tech to Correct Unconscious Bias *in* Tech with Matt Wallaert, behavioral scientist”
How do we get more funding for communities of color? Finney is founder and Managing Director of digitalundivided, and Co-Author/Research Lead on #ProjectDiane, a proprietary data project about the state of Black women in tech entrepreneurship in the United States. Leading with data, Finney is fundamentally changing the discussion about diversity in tech. Continue reading “#24 The Real Unicorns of Tech: Kathryn Finney on Black Women Founders”