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Join us as we engage with women, from analysts to partners, establishing their presence in the venture capital industry and male counterparts lending a hand. Let's talk networking, recruiting, culture, trends, investment opportunities, female funding and breaking into the boys' club. Continue Reading >>
Join us as we engage with women, from analysts to partners, establishing their presence in the venture capital industry and male counterparts lending a hand. Let's talk networking, recruiting, culture, trends, investment opportunities, female funding and breaking into the boys' club. << Show Less
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A Conversation with Isabelle de Melo | Co-Founder @ Mo Angels | AfrAsia Bank Limited | The IBL Group | SETE- (Geneva) Family Office | PRIVATAIR | MBA @ HEC Paris In this episode, we talk to Isabelle about her journey through finance and operations and what eventually led her to angel investing. We touch on the realities and opportunities of being part of an angel investing community, especially for women. We wrap up the conversation with some advice for female founders and investors with Isabelle drawing inspiration from two impressive women in very different worlds.
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A Conversation with Isabelle de Melo | Co-Founder @ Mo Angels | AfrAsia Bank Limited | The IBL Group | SETE- (Geneva) Family Office | PRIVATAIR | MBA @ HEC Paris In this episode, we talk to Isabelle about her journey through finance and operations and what eventually led her to angel investing. We touch on the realities and opportunities of being part of an angel investing community, especially for women. We wrap up the conversation with some advice for female founders and investors with Isabelle drawing inspiration from two impressive women in very different worlds.
A Conversation with Lexi Novitske | General Partner @ Norrsken22 | Acuity Venture Partners | Singularity Investments | Verod Capital | SEAF | Sandler O’Neill In this episode, Lexi talks about how a long visit to the continent prompted her to explore innovation and investing in Africa and eventually moving to Nigeria. She dives into some of her key investment strategies that have helped achieve portfolio success at Acuity and themes and trends that she is excited about. Additionally, we talk about her experience with gender dynamics in African VC and her observation of how, the relatively late development of the tech and VC industry in Africa (&quot;late mover advantage&quot;) has helped with building a more inclusive ecosystem.
A Conversation with Monica Varman | Partner @ G2 Venture Partners | McKinsey | Tesla | Zola Electric | Harvard Business School In this episode, we talk to Monica about her role driving impact at G2 Venture Partners and dig into her interest in climate tech and sustainability through her roles at Zola Electric and Tesla. We also touch on the evolution of climate tech over the years and the exciting new opportunities and conclude with how to achieve parity for women in both Tech and VC. Side note: apologies for my flu voice.
A Conversation with Tess Hatch | Partner @ Bessemer Venture Partners | SpaceX | Boeing | Masters in Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering @ Stanford In this fun episode with Tess, we talk about her passion for space and how that translated into a career through Boeing, SpaceX and eventually into venture capital at Bessemer. We also touch on mentorship vs. sponsorship and fellowship programs as a means to learn and break in the VC space. Finally, we dive into the low representation stats for female investors and talk about the need to take actions at the funder and founder levels and how playing into your strengths can make a difference.
What Have We Been Up To? A short message to our avid listeners - we are still here! Anvita graduated from HBS last month (woo!) and is moving to Seattle to start the next chapter of her life and I have been working on an Africa focused Agritech / Foodtech accelerator program in Mauritius, hence the break from the podcast. We are looking forward to resuming the podcast in the coming days. Stay tuned!  - Rashveena
A Conversation with Rima Reddy | Principal, Commerce Ventures | DRF | StartU | M13 | Pear VC | XRC Labs | Ralph Lauren | GS | MBA @ Wharton In this episode, we talk to Rima about her journey from being a &quot;stock picker&quot; in equity research at GS to business development at Marc Jacobs and Ralph Lauren and eventually venture capital, first with XRC labs, and now Commerce Ventures. Rima also touches on her experience working for StartU, &quot;a Techcrunch for student startups&quot; as she calls it, while doing her MBA. She emphasizes the importance of mentorship and community in solving gender disparity in VC and encourages aspiring female investors to tap into their strengths and form meaningful relationships to break in.
A Conversation with Deborah Quazzo | Managing Partner, GSV Ventures | Co-founder, ASU-GSV Summit | GSV Advisors | ThinkEquity Partners | Merrill Lynch | Harvard Business School In this episode with Deborah Quazzo, we talk about her pathway to VC, including her time at Merrill Lynch and her experience with angel investing as well as her collaboration with Michael Moe in founding ThinkEquity Partners and GSV Ventures later on. We also touch on the current education technology space and the opportunities it holds for entrepreneurs passionate about solving problems. We conclude with a discussion about how GSV has been able to form such a diverse team, especially with women in leadership positions.
A Conversation with Kristin Mugford | Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School | Managing Director, Bain Capital | Harvard Business School | Harvard College In this episode, Kristin shares her decades of wisdom on finding the role and fund that you fit in and a bunch of tactical tips on finding the right place for you. We go deep into gender dynamics conversation in the finance industry. Listen in, to get great advice on choosing the optimum career path for yourself, asking the right questions, finding and nurturing the right mentor relations, and more!
A Conversation with Sue Xu | Managing Partner, Amino Capital | Angel Investor, Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs | Stanford School of Medicine, pHD In this episode, Sue Xu from Amino Capital shares her journey from research innovations to early stage technology investing and what excites her in the coming years. Sue also shares Amino&apos;s deep-rooted focus on data-driven decisions and how the fund&apos;s investment theses have evolved in the last few years. Lastly, she discusses how critical mentorship is, in this ecosystem, and how should one go about nurturing the same.
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