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Case
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Reference no. E695
Subject category: Entrepreneurship
Published by: Stanford Business School
Originally published in: 2019
Version: 15 November 2019
Revision date: 29-May-2020
Length: 12 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

This case introduces students to the history of women in the venture capital industry. It explores the impact of gender diversity on both company performance and fund returns, describes the lack of funding for female founders, and highlights examples of women-led venture capital firms.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2020.

Geographical setting

Region:
Americas
Country:
United States
Locations:
Silicon Valley; New York

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Abstract

This case introduces students to the history of women in the venture capital industry. It explores the impact of gender diversity on both company performance and fund returns, describes the lack of funding for female founders, and highlights examples of women-led venture capital firms.

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Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2020.

Geographical setting

Region:
Americas
Country:
United States
Locations:
Silicon Valley; New York

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