In my first 30 days as a Principal in VC, I spoke to 30 female founders.

Here’s 4 key learning from this interview series:

  1. An overwhelming majority of women, even in the earliest days of their entrepreneurship journeys, are already concerned about fundraising.
  2. The majority of women are participating in multiple founder bootcamps & accelerator programs as a way to prepare for the fundraising route. They’re excited about investors who can bring more to the table than just a check.
  3. Several of these women have found unique hacks into building up demand well before the launch of their products, and they’ve connected directly with users to incorporate feedback into all aspects of the product journey.
  4. For most of these women, this is the first time a Principal in VC made themselves accessible for advice & feedback and listened to each of their stories.

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Principal @ Cultivation Capital. Rooting for underrepresented founders & those building in undercapitalized geographies.

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Principal @ Cultivation Capital. Rooting for underrepresented founders & those building in undercapitalized geographies.

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