Panel Discussion: Women, Venture Capital and Creating a Paradigm Shift

Pemo Theodore, Media Producer & Startup Coach, EZebis
Patricia Nakache, General Partner, Trinity Ventures
Stephanie Palmeri, Senior Associate, SoftTech VC
Rachel Sheinbein, Parter, CMEA Capital
Sharon Wienbar, Managing Director, Scale Venture Partners
June 4, 4:05 pm - 5:05 pm

Women led businesses have traditionally raised funding via personal equity and outside debt, according to research conducted by the Kauffman Foundation. The number of women entrepreneurs who have successfully raised venture capital has been negligible at best. This panel discussion will delve into the barriers to funding, advocacy and action in venture capital to dissuade antiquated perceptions and the emerging solutions that will help to create a paradigm shift.