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Female Funding Fair – Roundtable: Spotlight on Women Investing in Women

There is an urgent need to address funding for women-led businesses. Pitchbook statistics show that 3% of funding goes to female founders; 7% of investors are women; and women raise 50% less in equity capital on average. The question facing us all is what actions can be taken to address this problem? Many have suggested that more female investors could make a difference.
This roundtable features female investors all experienced in investing in women-led businesses. We will discuss their reason for focusing on women, the challenges they see in this space and hear about their investment success. It will provide a valuable forum for founders, investors and corporates to understand more about gender-lens investing and how investing in women can be a positive financial investment.
Susan Oliver – Chair of Scale Investors – which won best successful exit at the 2019 Australian Angel Investment Awards for TrademarkVision acquisition.
 
Jennifer Buckley – SEAF – recently announced the launch of SEAF Women’s Economic Empowerment Fund (SWEEF) with initial funding from Pædagogernes Pension (PBU), the Danish pension fund
 
Virginia Tan – TEJA Ventures –  invests in technology driven companies in emerging Asia that leverage upon women as a demographic.
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  • Start Time
    March 9 @ 12:30 pm
  • End Time
    March 9 @ 1:30 pm

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