SXSW 2019

The Future of Funding is Female


In the world of venture capital, just 8% of partners at the 100 largest U.S. venture firms are female, and 58 of those firms have no women partners at all; Washington, DC, the capital of inclusive innovation, stands in stark contrast as home to the some of the largest funds led by women and dedicated to investing in female founders. Hear from female business leaders and entrepreneurs on how they are working to close the gap in funding, continuing Washington, DC’s reign as the top city for women entrepreneurs in the country.

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  1. How can business leaders, investors, and government officials unite to expand funding and other resources and opportunities for women entrepreneurs?
  2. How are female-led and funded VC’s closing the funding gap?
  3. What can your our country, cities and communities do to help close the gap?



Devin Zitelman, Senior Manager Marketing & Communications , WASHINGTON DC ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Entrepreneurship & Startups
  • Track 2
  • Level: Intermediate

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