Forbes: The Two Factors That Make Male Angels And VCs Interested In A Female Founder's Pitch
Read the full article by Geri Stengel, here.
No surprise that Babson, which has been researching the impact of gender on a founder's’ ability to raise equity financing for decades and has one of the best entrepreneurial education programs, would create a program specifically to address the challenges female founders face.
Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab created by Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) is an eight-month, one-evening a week, accelerator program in Boston and most recently Miamifor very early-stage, female-founded companies. Each cohort consists of 20 to 25 diverse female founders. Founders aren’t just racially and ethnically diverse, they are from every walk of life — moms, PhDs, undergraduates — and include women of all ages.