Funding For Women Entrepreneurs – Shelly Porges, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Billion Dollar Fund for Women

Funding for Women Entrepreneurs – A Bigger Challenge & A Bigger Return

“Men are presumed to be capable and to have done their homework…questioned about potential… Women…(hear) challenging questions , like ‘Why are you qualified?’…(Yet), women-owned businesses return on average 63% higher rates of return than male-only founded teams.”  Shelly Porges on Electric Ladies Radio podcast

Studies show that women often leave their full-time jobs to start a business, especially if their job is uncomfortable, inflexible and they feel stagnated. Studies also show women-owned business have, on average, higher rates of return. Yet, women entrepreneurs receive only a fraction of what male-founded companies do. To address this issue, Joan spoke with a master.

Listen to Shelly Porges, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Billion Dollar Fund for Women and Beyond the Billion tell podcast host Joan Michelson what women entrepreneurs can expect to face meeting with investors and how to find funding. (Recorded as Green Connections Radio.)

You’ll hear (take notes!):

Read my Forbes blogs on my interview with Shelly too.

“Make sure that your own financial basis is in a good place…(and) take advantage of opportunities that are presented to you…be open…Don’t let what you can do now stop you” (from other ways to use what you know and can do). Shelly Porges

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