EP 17: How To Get 1:1 Meetings with VCs and Make Your Virtual Event More Gender Diverse with Jan Ameri, CEO of Arctic15
EP 17: HOW TO GET 1:1 MEETINGS WITH VCS AND MAKE YOUR VIRTUAL EVENT MORE GENDER DIVERSE - JAN AMERI, CEO OF ARCTIC15 - MATCHMAKING INVESTORS WITH STARTUPS
How do you get one-on-one meetings with venture capitalists when you're a new entrepreneur? In this episode, you'll hear from Jan Ameri, CEO of Arctic15, the key matchmaking event between investors and startups in the Nordics and beyond. Learn how to build relationships with investors, how to embed gender diversity across your virtual event, and get lots of practical tips from a passionate catalyst in the startup ecosystem.
About our Guest:
Jan is an entrepreneur-at-heart — and through everything he has done since 1998. An expert in spotting new opportunities and creating new concepts, Jan has been a partner or co-founder of seven different companies in various industries. From starting out as a volunteer at Arctic 15 in 2013, he had several roles in organising this key Nordic startups event, before eventually becoming the CEO in 2019, making it bigger and better every year since.
Learn more about Jan here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/janameri/
Episode 9: Beyond the Billion — How we Mobilized Over $1 Billion for Female Founders, with Shelly Porges
Beyond the Billion: How We Mobilized Over $1 Billion For Female Founders - Shelly Porges
In 2018, Shelly Porges successfully created a global consortium to build the Billion Dollar Fund for Women - getting investors to pledge over $1 Billion of investment in female founders. Now she's going even further, with her new initiative - Beyond the Billion. In this episode, you'll learn why and how Shelly created Beyond the Billion as a movement and a new way to mobilise key funding stakeholders to truly shift the funding landscape for women entrepreneurs. Get ready to be inspired by this 7 time women entrepreneur, who as a former Senior Advisor, set up the Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP) at the U.S. State Department, a program she expanded to almost 150 countries, under Secretary Hillary Clinton. Get ready to be inspired!
Learn more about our guest Shelly Porges here.
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?
Episode 7: How To Advance Gender Equality in Venture Capital — Siri Chilazi Shares Latest Harvard Research
EPISODE 7: HOW TO ADVANCE GENDER EQUALITY IN VENTURE CAPITAL - SIRI CHILAZI SHARES LATEST HARVARD RESEARCH
What can the Venture Capital world learn from Corporates when it comes to increasing gender diversity? What needs to change at an organizational/systemic level, so that more women become venture partners, get funded or start new businesses?
In this episode, you'll get the latest research insights from Siri Chilazi, Gender and Organizations Researcher at the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School. She is a recognized expert in advancing women and promoting gender equality within organizations and shares key recommendations from her research, so that VC funds and entrepreneurs alike can be part of making the change. If ever you thought that research was boring, prepare to be surprised by her findings! You may even find yourself compelled to take your first steps to change things in venture capital - that's what we're aiming for here!
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.
Episode # 1: The Gender Funding Gap & $5 Trillion Opportunity
Welcome to our very first episode!
In this episode, our founder, Anne Ravanona, will share why she started Global Invest Her in the first place after her lightbulb moment, what compels her to focus on helping female founders get funded and why you should be interested in the latest research the biggest untapped market opportunity worth $5 Trillion.
What you'll learn in this episode:
Official Trailer: Welcome to InvestHer Podcast!
About this episode:
Introducing the InvestHer Podcast, who it's for, what we talk about and why you should listen!
Entrepreneur, Advocate, TEDx Speaker & Consultant, Anne Ravanona has frank conversations with global investors, female founders and ecosystem builders, about what it's really like for women entrepreneurs to get funding today. Join Anne as she interviews global guests like Anya Navidski, Julia Hartz, Roxanne Varza etc, to understand what needs to change in the funding ecosystem, so that more women entrepreneurs get funded.