Discovering, Accelerating and Investing in Women
Research overwhelmingly shows that gender diversity increases innovation and the chances for startup success. However, finding startup women to hire and invest in can be a challenge.
Join active angel investors -- Sue Heilbronner, CEO and Co-founder of MergeLane accelerator for women-led businesses; David Brown, Managing Partner of Techstars; and Elizabeth Kraus, CSO of MergeLane and Managing Director of the Impact Angel Group -- to learn how they are recruiting and investing in women.
Topics will include:
- Where and how to recruit startup women
- Preventing unintentional gender bias
- Discovery and acceleration tactics to broaden the applicant/investment pool
- Overcoming hesitations to talk about and address this issue