by Kim Lavine
Women own 48% of all businesses and are starting businesses at twice the rate of men, yet they only receive 4% of all private equity funding annually. As a result, only 3% of women-owned businesses have revenues of a million dollars or more a year.
What's the Disconnect?
The failure of women to raise private equity begins with one question:
Can You Pitch?
Below are a few of the presenters at our Private Equity Summit Kick-Off event at the grand opening of H.O.M.E. - Home Office for a Million Entrepreneurs, in Grand Haven, MI.
Many of these entrepreneurs are progressed to MEANINGFUL DISCUSSIONS with interested investors as a result of this event. Can you tell which ones?
Jacqueline Dinsmore - Luvali Convertible
Lee MacDonald Perry - Ravenwood
Sara Bingham - Wee Hands
Debra Tacoma - Freedom Wand