Women & capital

"Are there men who are reluctant to back a woman? Absolutely. But the broader reason for the disparity is not prejudice—it’s a lack of asking.

How to get the capital you need

  1. Think bigger. Remember that venture capitalists are in the business of making money on scalable ventures.
  2. Take your heart off your sleeve. If you’re truly devoted to growth, you’ll have to keep your ego and emotions in check.
  3. Do your homework. Between VC blogs and books, you have plenty of information available to get you started on a great pitch.
  4. Pitch. Get out there and pitch, even if it’s at a low-stakes meetup where no money is involved."

-- "How More Women Can Raise the Capital They Need to Scale" via AlleyWatch