Chloe Capital has partnered with ECMC Foundation to host a pitch event that helps combat the inequity in venture-capital funding of women-led businesses. A Niwot-based startup that helps to match personal attributes with careers will be among five women-led companies nationwide to compete for a quarter of a million dollars in investments.
BizWest: Niwot Woman-led Company Competes for VC PrizePress2020-12-24T12:30:57+00:00
Throughout our lifetimes, we encounter countless people, organizations and ideas that impress and inspire us and may even serve to shape our perspectives. I have had the good fortune to enjoy the mentorship of the founders of a venture capital firm dedicated to the success of innovative women.
Forbes: Pivoting and Rising Above Challenges During CrisisPress2020-06-16T01:39:16+00:00
Amanda Curtis shifted the focus of her on-demand manufacturing platform, N.A.bld, from fashion to face masks when federal health officials advised healthcare workers to bring scarves and bandanas to work when caring for COVID-19 patients.
SWAAY: Female Founders Deploy Fashion Tech Company N.A.bld During COVID-19 PandemicPress2020-05-04T20:59:44+00:00
Girls just want to have funds! Chloe Capital is a venture capital firm that travels across the U.S. catalyzing a Movement to decrease the gender gap in entrepreneurship and venture capital. This comes at a time when women-led companies receive less than 3 percent of venture capital, and only .2 percent goes to African American female founders. During the Future of Work & Education program in New Orleans held on February 6, 2020 at The Shop at The CAC, Chloe Capital collaborated with ECMC Foundation to move $275,000 to female founders at the forefront of EdTech.
American Entrepreneurship Today Louisiana: Female Founders in EdTech Win Big during Invest In Women National TourPress2020-02-14T22:49:39+00:00
The industry is long overdue for a change. Investors need to begin thinking more equitably about not only what they are investing in, but also who. A strong early investment in edtech found-hers is not only the right thing to do, it has a history of generating long-term benefits for stakeholders as well as students.
EdSurge: Jessica Haselton OP/ED Investing in Women-Led Edtech Startups Is More Than a Matter of Equity.Press2020-02-13T21:33:57+00:00
The latest stop on the Invest In Women tour was in New Orleans last night at The Shop at the CAC. Five women-led startups pitched in front of a live audience and a panel of investors for a chance to win up to $250,000.
Silicon Bayou News: Funding Announcements of $275,000 for Female Founders in New OrleansPress2020-02-13T21:33:34+00:00
Since 2008, VC investment in women-founded companies has hovered stagnant around 2% and 3%, while the number of deals completed by women founders has steadily risen. But those who do invest in women-led companies enjoy better than average returns on their investments, according to several studies, including a report by Morgan Stanley.
Ready to tackle the inequities head-on and capitalize on the good performance of women-led startups are a handful of new VC firms, including Chloe Capital, which was founded in 2017. “Our founders,” says co-founder of Chloe Capital Kathryn Cartini, “are our star athletes. We discover them and nurture them, and they perform.”
SWAAY: Women-Focused VCs Are Betting That Leveling the Playing Field Will Result in Women WinningPress2020-03-16T14:23:35+00:00