[Private] C-Suite Network Mixer
May 19 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Gayatri Sarkar is the Founder of She-VC, a story-telling media platform that focuses on women and diverse GPs, LPs, and fund managers. She was awarded the Global Leader Under 40 for championing women and diverse investors through She-VC. She’s also a Partner at HYPE Sports Innovation, the largest sports accelerator in the world, and is on the Advisory Board of BridgePoint Capital, NextGen Venture Partners, and SineWatts.
In the U.S., women own 4 out of 10 businesses, and in total, women entrepreneurs own roughly 12.3 million businesses. Despite the numbers, they are less likely to receive investment or venture capitalist funding. In 2018, $130 billion in venture capital funding was doled out, female founders only received 2.2 percent of that money.
After the interview portion, there will be ample time for Q&A with our guest speaker.