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This is issue No. 100 and the last issue had a 48% open rate. The top two articles from last week's issue were:
💯 Newsletters later, I thought it's time to share a bit of a recap on how, when and where it all started back in September 2017. Here are some stats, demographics and the top 4 things I learned from curating 100 issues and building the Femstreet community.
I am currently in Greece for 10 days. There won't be any newsletter next Sunday, nor a newsletter takeover by a guest writer because downtime is important. For those that are based in the UK, enjoy the Bank Holiday and for those based in the US, have a fantastic Labour Day next week! We'll be back on September 8th!
Axios reports Cleo Capital, led by entrepreneur Sarah Kunst, raised $3.5 million for a debut fund that will invest in female entrepreneurs who act as scouts.
YC S19: A Gender Breakdown.
Female founded company Tala, a company that offers loans for as little as $10, just raised $110 Million.
Why are revenue-based VCs investing in so many women and underrepresented founders?
Meet DormRoom Fund's Female Founder Track 2.
From the Investor.
How to handle inbound investor interest when you are not raising.
Natalie Sandman/ Shasta Ventures
After a breakout year, looking ahead to the future of podcasting: International expansion, ad attribution and celebrity shows.
Justine & Olivia Moore/ CRV
The Game of Venture Marriage: Founders, should you date or just quickly marry your VC? Unable to decide then read on.
Shruti Gandhi/ Array VC
For the geeks: A Cloudflare S-1 Analysis — Do they have an edge?
Astasia Myers/ Redpoint Ventures
6 mistakes to avoid when faced with a hard choice.
Louise Rix/ Forward Partners
For the crypto nerds: Where stablecoins are headed based on their different attributes.
Linda Xie/ Scalar Capital
From the Founder & Operator.
Inside Cameo: The rocketship making influencers money.
Taylor Mawjeski/ Product Hunt
Expectations people have from work have evolved over the past few decades. Here's how to motivate a happy, productive workforce.
Mathilde Collin/ Front
If you’re a founder considering selling your company or a buyer considering purchasing another, this post is for you: While Instagram was valued last year at more than $100B, Tumblr was sold for 1/333 of what Yahoo paid for. So what makes a good acquisition?
Bo Ren/ Samsung NEXT, ex PM at Tumblr and Facebook
No university degree, lots of job-hopping and a career narrative that’s tenuous at best. Not Good on Paper - How I got my job as the Head of People at a cybersecurity startup.
Alison Eastaway/ Sqreen
How to determine whether your startup has potential or not.
Suzy Ryoo/ Q&A & Atom Factory
Tips for how to overcome the fear of publishing your content.
Natalie Sportelli/ Lerer Hippeau
August 27 San Francisco The Grand Session: Making The Decision to Freeze Eggs
August 28 New York The Vinetta Project NYC Showcase
August 29 Berlin APX Nasty Womxn + SoGal Berlin Pitch Workshop
September 3 Frankfurt Women in Fintech
September 4 London Forward Partners Live: Sharmadean Reid MBE, Founder + CEO, Beautystack
September 5 New York Aspire to Her x Accenture Women in Digital
September 9 Stockholm Femtech Bootcamp
September 13 London Investment Masterclass: Money, fundraising and financial wellbeing
10x10VC is hosting an event for black and mixed-race people who want to explore a career in the VC industry. We know how tough it can be to understand the VC world from the outside so if you'd be keen to attend then please apply here.
The Fundraising Bible
The essential Venture Capital database for women entrepreneurs.
A practical list of resources about venture.
Global directory for women in venture capital.
A database of 200 Black & Latinx Venture Capitalists & 100 Latina founders
Elpha - The leading women-only forum
👉Access the Femstreet Female Founders Power List here. Are we missing someone? Send them our way!
👋See you in September!
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Sarah Nöckel, Founder / Editor in Chief
@femstreet & B2B SaaS Investor @dawncapital
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