Category Archives: Best Practices

Women Angels Investing in Emerging Economies

On August 25, 2016, we held our sixth Hera Fund Wingpact Conversation. Our guest this month was Christine Emilie Lim, in a discussion about “Investing in Emerging Economies.” Silvia Mah, along with Christine, led this information-packed session. Christine Lim is … Continue reading

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Latina Women Make Great Angel Investors

On June 23, 2016, we had the delight of hosting Valentina Vitols for our Hera Fund Wingpact Conversation. Monthly Hera Fund Wingpact Conversations are convened by Silvia Mah, Founder of Hera Fund and Hera Labs, and Suzanne Andrews, Founding Partner of Wingpact. Valentina Vitols is a Latina angel investor, … Continue reading

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Circles of Nurturing Women Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors

I have noticed that women love mentoring. We love seeing the best in someone and we are good at drawing that potential out. We desire to share our hard-learned lessons so that others can skip over our mistakes and progress … Continue reading

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Concrete Steps for Advancing Diversity in the Women’s Startup Ecosystem

On April 28, 2016, we held a Hera Fund Wingpact Founder Funder Conversation, with the topic of, “Diversity in Women’s Entrepreneurship and Investing.” We were led by special guests Jackie Gutierrez, Founder and CEO of Cloud & Clover, and Lilibeth … Continue reading

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Turning Women Investors’ Risk Tolerance to Advantage

On Thursday, March 24, 2016, we held our second monthly Hera Fund Wingpact Founder Funder Conversation. We featured Silvia Armitano Mah on the topic of “Busting the Myth of Risk Tolerance in the Female Investor.” Women angel investors are often … Continue reading

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Women’s Ecosystem: Birthing and Transformation

On Feb 25, 2016, we held our first Hera Fund Wingpact Founder Funder Conversation. Hera Fund and Wingpact are collaborating to produce monthly conversations for women entrepreneurs, investors, and everyone connected to our ecosystem. Through these gatherings we will build … Continue reading

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Women’s Ecosystem: Fish or Mammals?

It is important for women to gather and take a high-level look at the world we are building together. Last Thursday, we convened the first Wingpact Luncheon[i] for this purpose. Our discussion topic was, “The Women’s Ecosystem: Where We Are … Continue reading

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