With all of the talk about unicorns and start-ups, how are people to understand why VCs make the investment choices we make and evaluate the companies that get all of this money?
Guest columnist Lisa Suennen is troubled that “there were no White people or Silicon Valley CEOs” at a recent discussion about diversity in the tech business. “I think that until the guys in charge come to the party, the story isn’t going to change,” Suennen writes.
A recent study claims woman venture capitalists underperform their male peers, in part because of lack of male mentoring of young female VCs. The findings seem wrong on so many levels.
There are 45 healthcare companies in the Fortune 500. History says some 86 percent of them are doomed to obscurity if they don’t learn how to adjust to life after the giant asteroid hits earth, also known as full implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Could inability to listen to that inner voice and act accordingly be a key contributor to start-up failure no one has discussed?
Guest columnist Lisa Suennen says “innovation” has become synonymous with “entrepreneurship,” but they’re not the same thing.
Big Data is wonderful, but you need to be careful to analyze it properly to avoid drawing inaccurate (and sometimes silly) conclusions, says guest columnist Lisa Suennen of Venture Valkyrie.
Venture capitalists, who are overwhelmingly male, would rather fund a handsome guy than any woman, regardless of the female entrepreneur’s attractiveness quotient. In case it makes you feel any better, ugly men fared about as well as women.