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How To Survive The Valley Of Death Between Seed And Series A

When funding to scale is blocked, find a way around the barrier. There are options!

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Merger Not Gender Stands In The Way Of Closing This Series A Round

When your Series A is slowed by finalizing a merger, punt.

 

How Investing In Women Entrepreneurs Can Be A Surefire Way To Good ROI

How can you combine a fail safe investment option and the JOBS Act to invest in women and minority small businesses.

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9 Things to Consider Before Becoming an Angel Investor

More women and men can become angel investors, but first they need to assess their wealth, commitment, and motives.

Read more 9 Things to Consider Before Becoming an Angel Investor on myturnstone.com. 

 
 
 

How to Choose the Right Crowdfunding Option for Your Company

If you are itching to start your own business, now’s a good time to scratch that itch! There are now more ways than ever before for raising capital to start and grow businesses.

Read all of How to Choose the Right Crowdfunding Option for Your Company on myturnstone.com

 

The Men Women Love

Savvy men know that their investments will be less risky and have better returns if the leadership team is diverse. Let’s hear it for the smart guys!

Read all of The Men Women Love on Forbes.com. 

 

Female Angel Investors And Founders Temporarily Retreat

Women entrepreneurs didn’t find as many angels in 2015 but the future looks good.

Read all of Female Angel Investors And Founders Temporarily Retreat on Forbes.com. 

 

Is Change In The Wind For Women Entrepreneurs Raising Capital?

Bigger players are beginning to see what women knew all along: Women-led businesses are great investments. Get with the program, guys!

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What Dating and Angel Investing Have In Common

Like any long-term relationship, the match between entrepreneur and investor takes work and communication.

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Why The Force Will Be With Women Entrepreneurs In 2016

What’s good for women is good for the economy.

Economists and academics agree women entrepreneurs are an under-tapped force that can rekindle economic expansion. Women are becoming more entrepreneurial. Women own 36% of all businesses, according to the 2012 U.S. Census ‒ a jump of 30% over 2007.

My 10 reasons the force will be with women entrepreneurs are a mix of marketplace trends, expanding financing options, and the growing recognition that support is needed and is effective. The biggest challenge women face when starting and growing their businesses is access to capital, especially equity financing, as I was reminded by Sharon Vosmek, an economist and CEO of Astia ‒ a nonprofit that identifies and propels high-potential women-led companies with expertise and money. Female entrepreneurs start companies with 50% less capital than male entrepreneurs, according to Access to Capital by High-Growth Women-Owned Businesses, research commissioned by the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC). So no surprise, money is a large focus of the article. I’ve also included resources in case you want to go deeper into a topic.  

Read all of Why The Force Will Be With Women Entrepreneurs In 2016 on Forbes.com

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