Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly
As much as we push for equality, women still face many uphill battles in the business world. The industry is primarily dominated by men and with that comes challenges for female entrepreneurs. For one, women face barriers when it comes to accessing capital to start and grow their businesses. In fact, solely female companies accumulated only 2.3 percent of the total capital invested in venture-backed startups in the US.
Thankfully, female entrepreneurs are starting to gain ground in venture capital and make strides to create equal opportunities in the industry. If you are a woman in business and plan to search for venture capital, wow them with some of these leadership skills to make you stand out. Continue reading