Is Change In The Wind For Women Entrepreneurs Raising Capital?

Is Change In The Wind For Women Entrepreneurs Raising Capital?

"Yet, with all the support women receive and their success, access to venture capital remains a stubborn challenge. The reason for the funding gap for women receiving venture capital is the gender imbalance at the partner level. The proportion of women partners in U.S. venture capital firms was small in 1999 — 10% — and it was downright miniscule in 2014 — 6%, according to Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gender Gap in Venture Capital, a report by Babson College.

The Singaporeans who made it onto Forbes' 30 Under 30 list

The Singaporeans who made it onto Forbes' 30 Under 30 list

Pocket Sun and her partner Elizabeth Galbut founded the world's first female-led venture capital firm, with chapters in eight countries including Singapore and the US.

Forbes30U30: SoGal Ventures Founder Pocket Sun on Cover of Forbes Asia

Forbes30U30: SoGal Ventures Founder Pocket Sun on Cover of Forbes Asia

She calls it the first cross-border venture capital firm led by Millennial females, and now Sun and a partner in the U.S., Elizabeth Galbut, aim to finish raising up to $8 million by next month to close their SoGal Ventures fund I.