First Infographic on Investing in Women & Female VCs

I recently collaborated with the female founder of Piktochart to create this infographic about Investing in Women. Piktochart is an infographic editor that helps non-designers make information beautiful. Piktochart was launched in end of March 2012 and now has over 26,000 free users and 1,200 paid users. I really want to give a huge thanks to Ching & her team, particularly Tiffany for design for putting this together! Check out their site! Also a huge shoutout to Mark Suster, GRP for encouraging me to persist!

Sources for data include: Gatekeepers of Venture Growth: The Role & Participation of Women in the Venture Capital IndustryIlluminate Ventures,  Venture Human Capital Report CBInsights Jan-Jun2010Woman Report Economic Clout American ExpressUNH Center for Venture ResearchKauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity (KIEA)Gem Report 2010Silicon Valley Board Index 2011Dow Jones VentureSourceNational Venture Capital Association estimates, Scott Duke Harris’s July 2010 article Mercury News, World Economic Forum Global 2009 Gender Gap Index2007 survey by British Researcher Library House, Women in Leadership in Information Society, Kauffman Foundation surveyUS Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Center for Venture Research New Hampshire.

Pemo Theodore is a startup coach and founder of EZebis: Winning the Venture Game for Women. She video interviews venture capitalists & women founders on the shortfall in funding for women to raise awareness of the challenges that women sometimes face in obtaining investment in startups. She has been an Australian origin entrepreneur in online business for over 6 years since developing her other site, AstraMatch. She has been involved in small business for 33 years in Australia, Canada, Ireland & UK. A certificated business coach with the International Coach Federation, she is founding President of the Ireland chapter of the ICF & was trained by Corporate Coachu.

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