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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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Women Ante Up – Impact With Wings Excerpt

Entrepreneurs create the future. And women entrepreneurs are underfunded. This is also true of entrepreneurs of color. So who is creating the future? Certain demographics of people have more than their fair share of influence, and the results speak for … 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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Two Great New Resources for Women: Rising Tide US Fund and Female Funders

A big thank-you to Female Funders for quoting Tina and me in their latest newsletter! I have re-posted it here.  Also, thanks to FF for spreading the word about the Rising Tide US Fund – it is truly a unique … Continue reading

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Women Investors Retreat

Six passionate, intelligent, high-impact women, on retreat in the mountains of Lake Tahoe, drinking wine, doing yoga, discussing the meaning of success and brainstorming how to make a lot of money while creating a better future for all of the … Continue reading

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Revolution in the Valley

Dear Friends, I am honored to be featured in this Huffington Post piece, along with Jackie Speier, Kay Koplovitz, and Ari Horie.  I love how Julie Barnes doesn’t mince words regarding how serious women are about crashing through barriers and creating … Continue reading

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Hard Conversations for Women Angels

It’s a heady time in the women’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, with so many women stepping up to create the kind of future we want to live in. Not only does the number of women entrepreneurs continue to grow, we have an … Continue reading

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Just Don’t Try to Sleep With Me

As a women angel investor, I am interested in how I can support women entrepreneurs in ways they don’t typically experience with male funders. I have asked women entrepreneurs the question a number of times: How can we as women … Continue reading

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