According to recent reports, women-led startups receive less than 3% of all venture capital investments.
What are the barriers that persist and how do we break through them? How do women-led startups and small business owners navigate this complex world, and what are investors really looking for?
Hear from funding and entrepreneurial experts as they discuss these and other key topics women business owners need to know during our next #WEWednesday event at the Berkeley School of Law in Berkeley, California, on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. ET | 10:00 a.m. PT.
Attendees will hear from a panel of experts who will discuss the venture capital process, key words investors love to hear, how to successfully raise capital, and how to protect your business. Register to attend in person or virtually.
Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO
Lisha Bell, Economic Opportunity Manager, PayPal
Colleen Chien, Professor at Santa Clara University School of Law; Edison Distinguished Scholar and Expert Consultant USPTO
Tara DeBoer, CEO and Founder, BioAmp Diagnostics, Inc.
Angela MacFarlane, CEO, Perceive Biotherapeutics; Managing Member of ForSight Labs
Caroline Winnett, Executive Director, Berkeley SkyDeck
*The agenda is subject to change without notice.
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