Female-led Companies: The Rise of Female Management Teams
Women are behind some of the most crucial roles in emerging companies, even when these companies were founded by all-male teams. The weight of vital growth areas such as client sales, marketing, customer services and other strategic areas are entrusted to females and some VCs are beginning to back the new diverse and inclusive fabric of entrepreneurship. Could this be the catalyst for more female-founded business in the 2020 decade?
Market Roundup Episode #1: Christmas Comes Early ...
Have our prayers been answered? Our cohosts, Anne Ravanona and Inma Martinez sit down to review the resurgence of European venture funds raising large €100 million + funds to kick off 2020, as pedigree American venture firms set up European teams in light of the recent shift in investments towards businesses that show earnings and net income, which is traditionally the European way to build businesses. Om Shanti, we shall all rejoice.
Market Roundup: The Winds of Change after the WeWork & Softbank Fiasco
Every month, we bring you our Market Roundup about key events happening in the market, our key insights on them and what startups and investors can learn as a result.
Our cohosts, Anne Ravanona and Inma Martinez sit down to kick off the podcast series to analyse the ripple effects of the biggest financial headline: how WeWork withdrew its IPO filing after Wall Street investors were able to see through the smoke and mirrors of the company's prospectus. Anne and Inma discuss the relevancy of this technology IPO fiasco and the before and after consequences that this will present to future tech IPOs and the corporate governance that VCs and NEDs must establish in startups.