👩 Parenthood and entrepreneurship; The right time to approach a VC; 3 rules to create the best recruitment process
Your Weekly Newsletter on Women in Tech, Entrepreneurship and Diversity in Venture Capital
Jess Lee with the founders of the companies she’s led the investments on for Sequoia | Bloomberg
This is issue No. 97 and the last issue had a 48% open rate. The top two articles from last week's issue were:
Sequoia’s first woman Partner Jess Lee is raising capital, and standards. To succeed in venture capital as a youngish Asian woman, she’d need her own approach, one that took her uphill battle into account.
CRV hires Anna Khan as a general partner and Kristin Baker Spohn as Venture Partner focused on enterprise. Direct-to-consumer lingerie brand Lively acquired for $85M. That's great for the founders but not so great for the investors.
Thoughts on Uber Marketing and how they could have done better.
Techstars teams up with Global Women in VC.
Barcelona-based Emjoy raises €1 million in seed funding for its sexual wellness app.
From the Investor.
Some VCs say that you should start building relationships early. Others say that you should only pitch when you are at the right point in your business. When is the right time to approach a VC?
Elizabeth Yin/Hustle Fund
On the line between an idea that's crazy good and one that's just crazy and criteria/metrics to assess product-market fit.
Sarah Guo/Greylock Partners
Reflecting on parenthood and entrepreneurship.
Melody Koh/NextView Ventures
Shares of Application Performance Management company, Dynatrace, soared 49% in its stock market debut. Here is Dynatrace S-1 Analysis you'll actually enjoy reading.
Astasia Myers/Redpoint Ventures
What VidCon means for the future of social media platforms.
Justine & Olivia Moore/CRV
From the Founder & Operator.
Models for integrating data science teams within organisations. An answer to employee churn, coordination failures and lack of context with centralised teams.
You want to know how the magic happen when it comes to hiring? Here are 3 rules you should follow to create the best recruitment process ever.
Stella Walter/Eutopia VC
Lessons we learned from launching a Saas tool on Product Hunt.
When it comes to creating content, why are we so hard on ourselves?
Natalie Sportelli/Lerer Hippeau
4 crucial keys to get into Y Combinator.
Some hard truths about soft skills.
Anne-Laure Le Cunff/Ness Labs
August 5 New York SheLovesTech Pitch Competition NY Local Round
August 8 New York Breakfast with Heather Hartnett of Human Ventures
August 9 London 10x10VC: Office Hours for black founders
August 14 SF SaaS School
August 15 London Female Founders Summer Party - Blooming Founders
August 29 Berlin APX Nasty Womxn + SoGal Berlin Pitch Workshop
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