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
n 2017, Ithacans Erica O’Brian and Elisa Miller-Out partnered with upstate New York’s Kathryn Cartini to found Chloe Capital, a seed-staged venture capital firm focused on women-led innovation companies with the mission of addressing the gender gap in venture capital (VC).
Tompkins Weekly: Local Women Work to Combat Capital Investment Gender GapPress2020-03-16T14:23:48+00:00
Chloe Capital and ECMC Foundation unite to invest up to $250,000 in women-led companies as part of a National Tour to #InvestInWomen. Entrepreneurs who are transforming their local communities with solutions to advance Education Innovation, College Success, Career Readiness and Workforce Transformation
American Entrepreneurship Today: Pitch in New Orleans, for up to $250,000!Press2019-12-01T21:24:39+00:00
Geospiza – The emergency management software startup has been everywhere over the last year. Geospiza took home $100,000 in Chloe Capital’s Denver Women Investors Forum Pitch Competition in February, before winning first place in the Enterprise & Smart Data category at the SXSW Pitch Competition in March. Then, the company closed a $1 million funding round in May with participation from Techstars, GAN Ventures, Next Wave Ventures, Chloe Capital, Alumni Ventures Group and Kokopelli Ventures.
AmericanInno: Geospiza from Chloe Capital Investment to Colorado’s Inno Blazers Contest WinnersPress2019-12-02T14:55:13+00:00
More than 400 business leaders gathered Friday afternoon to hear advice on growing their careers, mentoring others and finding their own definitions of success from six standout leaders in the Albany area business community.
Albany Business Review: Kathryn Cartini Receives Women on the Rise AwardPress2019-12-01T21:25:36+00:00