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Audrey Gelman, The Wing | Inc.
This is issue No. 103 and the last issue had a 52% open rate. The top two articles from the last week's issue were:
Only three years old and with $118 Million in funding, Audrey Gelman has made the Wing's women-focused shared office spaces into a buzzy club of feminine empowerment built on inclusivity--and, perhaps, exclusivity. She is also the first visibly pregnant CEO to appear on the cover of a business magazine. Here's the untold story of how she got there.
AND these entrepreneurs on Inc.'s second annual Female Founders 100 list have transformed every major industry in America.
Why Wall Street has never had a woman CEO.
Diversity VC's latest report 'Venturing into Diversity & Inclusion' highlights that venture funds are not doing enough to promote diversity. Here are the stats and what firms can do to improve the situation.
What a week it's been for Femstreet community members: ‘The best VC on Instagram’ is now VC-backed. Jenny Gyllander, Founder of Thingtesting, raised a $300K pre-seed round to create a full-scale D2C review platform. Lunchclub, co-founded by Hayley Leibson, raised $4M from a16z for its AI warm intro service and this is her pitch deck.
From the Investor
How to spot global winners among local champions. (Podcast)
Luciana Lixandru/ Accel
For the B2B gurus: The technologies that will enable digital transformation.
Sarah Guo/ Greylock
For the D2C nerds: How to evaluate brands and what the „new TAM” - Targeted Analytical Multichannel means.
Magdalena Kala/ Bain Capital
Maybe founders should background check their investors (Instead of the other way around). Here's how to do due diligence on investors.
Sanna Westman/ Creandum
From the Founder & Operator
5 tactics to implement radical candor and boost morale at work.
Mathilde Collin/ Front
When Growth Hacking isn’t the goal: how StitchFix approaches onboarding.
Patricia Mou/ Stitchfix
One of the most well-respected female CEO’s in the world on her career path as an early employee at Google to YouTube’s CEO, her thoughts on influencer-built businesses and the future of video content.
Susan Wojcicki/ YouTube
On building and leading a product design team.
Sally Carson/ Duo Security
When and how do I add Machine Learning to a product roadmap?
Kenlyn Terai/ Wework
Brex founding story, the company’s key growth decisions and long term vision, and advice for startups interested in building diverse teams.
Larissa Rocha/ Employee #1 Brex
🗓️September 24 London
Diversity Lab: Moving Venture Capital & Tech Forward
🗓️September 24 New York
All Raise & J.P. Morgan present: Disruptive Market Trends for the Boardroom
🗓️September 24 London
AllBright Pitch Day
🗓️September 26 Stockholm
SUP46FemTech Meet NASA's ''Rocket Woman''
🗓️October 1 Paris
F for Femme (Meet me there)
🗓️October 2 London
Getting on The Property Ladder & Renting Better by Vestpod
🗓️October 25 Mountain View
All Raise When Founder Met Funder Event
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.
Elpha - The leading women-only forum
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Curated in London by Sarah Nöckel, Founder / Editor in Chief & B2B SaaS Investor at Dawn Capital - email@example.com