What It Takes To Raise Money as a Female Founder
What prevents 98% of women entrepreneurs with scalable opportunities from raising venture capital?
What in the VC model needs to change so women founders get a fair shake at investment needed to grow and scale game changing companies?
What can women learn about the best way to raise investment?
More women are now stepping up as investors, becoming partners in venture capital firms, or raising their own funds.
Minnie Ingersoll is an entrepreneur who recently made the leap into venture capital. She’s a partner at Los Angeles-based venture capital fund, TenOneTen. She’s also the co-founder and former COO of Shift, an online marketplace for used cars she took from an idea to a $100 million company. Minnie also hosts the LA Venture podcast and juggles all that as a mother of 3.
Listen to learn:
- What it takes to scale an idea into a Series D company
- Strategies and tactics entrepreneurs can learn from a Venture Capitalist
- How to manage “Rocketship Growth” including lessons learned from the early days at Google as Employee 50
- Why building a great team is vital to success
- Why Minnie spent at least 3 hours a day on interviewing, hiring and managing team members
- Building a startup and a family simultaneously
More about Minnie Ingersoll at TenOneTen
Listen to Minnie Ingersoll on her podcast LA Venture
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