Tagged: gender

‘Our Gender Diversity Is Absolutely A Factor In Our Success’: Q&A With Krista Morgan, CEO & Co-Founder Of P2Binvestor

  It was an accident that led Krista Morgan to peer-to-peer lending in 2008–a jolt caused by the high interest rate she was quoted when applying for a personal loan, during a time of notably low interest rates in the UK. After finding Zopa, one of the… Read More

On CircleUp, Women Founders are 5X More Successful Compared to Raising Money from VCs

There has been an ongoing discussion regarding the disparity between female and male entrepreneurs. A vital element of this discourse is access to capital.  You cannot startup a business without funding. Just doesn’t happen.  There appears to be some initial evidence that crowdfunding may alleviate… Read More

McKinsey says ‘Business Needs More Women’: Crowdfunding Can Support This Goal

Why do we want more women in business? Practicing gender equality is usually not the reason one starts a company. Are men making a mess of our economies and companies? Is “the men’s world” not functioning or failing in creating sustainable growth within our economies?… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding: Leveling the playing field for female entrepreneurs and investors

For a long time women entrepreneurs have been marginalized in traditional forms of finance, excluded from venture capital and business angel investing which is often referred to as old boys clubs. With only 12 percent of all business angels being female, it is not surprising… Read More