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👩 How to manage and leverage a board; Q2 2019 diversity report; Voices of women in venture
This is issue No. 95 and the last issue had a 51% open rate. The top two articles from last week's issue were:
What a week! Thanks to everyone who joined our gatherings in San Francisco and New York last week. I am still mind-blown by the positive response and really enjoyed meeting you all. Couldn't be there? Check out some pics here. Giant thanks again to our partners at Silicon Valley Bank, Templafy and Dawn!
Why there are only two women on the 2019 next billion-dollar startup list. Stitch Fix is testing new ways to generate revenue. From ‘Worst Nightmare’ to Backer: How these VCs were won over by Airbnb. The Q2 2019 Diversity Report: Underwhelming funding for female founders, Crunchbase asked VCs why. Tech insiders offer top advice on how to get more women on corporate boards. 'Voices of Women in Venture' - a curated playlist of podcast episodes featuring the voices of female leaders in venture capital. Elizabeth Clarkson re-launched #OpenLP, an effort by LPs, GPs and entrepreneurs to generate more transparency between LPs and the broader venture ecosystem. Lightspeed Venture's Nicole Quinn on investing in Lady Gaga's Haus Laboratories.
From the Investor.
How to manage, leverage a board and navigate issues. — Anu Hariharan, Partner at Y Combinator
An educated guess about the future of Real Estate. — Cecilia Lundborg, Investor at Daphni and Julie Ehrmann, Investor at Partech
On maternity leave experience as a VC and returning to work. — Elicia McDonald, Investor at AirTree Ventures
How to think about different types of funding for your early-stage startup. — Elizabeth Yin, GP of Hustle Fund
How startup equity can impact the average tech employee. — Heidi Craun, Director of Platform at Hyde Park Angels
7 questions with Amy Sun, Partner at Sequoia Capital.
From the Founder & Operator.
On raising a Series A. — Laura Behrens Wu, Founder & CEO of Shippo
Career progression is a marathon, rather than a sprint. — Allison Barr Allen, Head of Global Product Operations on the Money Team at Uber
7 easy steps to learning Web development. — Danijela Cuk, Front-end developer at Tcom Doo
Finding top talent: Stop looking inside a box for people thinking outside of one. — Steph Smith, Head of Publications at Toptal
12 things to know to succeed in startups. — Abadesi Osunsade, Head of Maker Outreach at Product Hunt
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July 30th Palo Alto Brand & Storytelling workshop with Jane VC & Pear VC
July 30th Online Venture Funding for Female Founders:AMA with Cat Lee
July 30th London Allbright Pitch Day
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Sarah Nöckel, Founder / Editor in Chief
@femstreet & B2B SaaS Investor @dawncapital
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