Saturday, December 13, 2014

How to Beat Expectations As An Entrepreneur

You may enjoy being a girl but it's not the easiest being a girl entrepreneur.   A recent whitepaper, "Investing in the Success of Women High-Growth Entrepreneurs, their Teams and their Ventures," published by Astia describes the world of high-growth entrepreneurship as “a world of outliers.” I agree because I am an entrepreneur and feel like an outlier.  Being an entrepreneur is hard work and requires great creativity, chutzpah and smarts.  Not everyone is cut out for it.

Here's what the article below purports:
Make no mistake; if you are female company founder, the deck is stacked against you. The focus on increasing gender diversity in investor-funded startups has gathered momentum recently, but it remains more of a philanthropic women’s issue than an economic imperative.
Learn more:  Entrepreneurs are expected to be white and male.  We need to change this

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