18 episodes

InvestHer Podcast is a podcast for women entrepreneurs who want to learn about funding and get funded faster, and for investors and ecosystem players who want to learn more about what it’s really like for female founders in the world of funding today.

It’s a behind the scenes look at the funding tactics and strategies that really work, to give you, founder, more confidence to get the funding you deserve to take your business to the next level. Each episode will be short, energetic and action-oriented, giving you lots of practical funding tips, so that you can get investor-ready, get the funding you need and back to building your business, FASTER.

Join entrepreneur, consultant, TEDx speaker and women’s advocate, Anne Ravanona, as she shares how to put the fun back into funding for female founders, with real truths about what it’s like for women entrepreneurs in the funding world today, inspiring and practical interviews with the investors who actually do fund women-led companies, as well as key ecosystem players you need to know about. We’ve got your back!

This show is not only about demystifying funding, it’s also about understanding what are the key market dynamics and realities that impact HOW investors make decisions on who to fund, the existing biases and paradigms that need changing, and how we can ALL benefit from the biggest untapped resource to boost the global economy - women entrepreneurs. Anne Ravanona created Global Invest Her and the InvestHer Academy, to educate and inspire more women entrepreneurs about funding, to help close the $300 Billion Funding Gap. She speaks internationally at tech and business conferences to help change the hearts and minds of both investors and women entrepreneurs about funding female founders, coaches women-led businesses and helps corporates partner with and serve women entrepreneurs.

So, whether you are starting out on your own funding journey, want to learn more about it before jumping in, or are curious about the real funding challenges women entrepreneurs face and the investment opportunity they represent, this podcast is for you! Yes you can, yes you will get funded!

InvestHer Podcas‪t‬ Anne Ravanona: entrepreneur, funding expert, women's advocate and podcaster

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InvestHer Podcast is a podcast for women entrepreneurs who want to learn about funding and get funded faster, and for investors and ecosystem players who want to learn more about what it’s really like for female founders in the world of funding today.

It’s a behind the scenes look at the funding tactics and strategies that really work, to give you, founder, more confidence to get the funding you deserve to take your business to the next level. Each episode will be short, energetic and action-oriented, giving you lots of practical funding tips, so that you can get investor-ready, get the funding you need and back to building your business, FASTER.

Join entrepreneur, consultant, TEDx speaker and women’s advocate, Anne Ravanona, as she shares how to put the fun back into funding for female founders, with real truths about what it’s like for women entrepreneurs in the funding world today, inspiring and practical interviews with the investors who actually do fund women-led companies, as well as key ecosystem players you need to know about. We’ve got your back!

This show is not only about demystifying funding, it’s also about understanding what are the key market dynamics and realities that impact HOW investors make decisions on who to fund, the existing biases and paradigms that need changing, and how we can ALL benefit from the biggest untapped resource to boost the global economy - women entrepreneurs. Anne Ravanona created Global Invest Her and the InvestHer Academy, to educate and inspire more women entrepreneurs about funding, to help close the $300 Billion Funding Gap. She speaks internationally at tech and business conferences to help change the hearts and minds of both investors and women entrepreneurs about funding female founders, coaches women-led businesses and helps corporates partner with and serve women entrepreneurs.

So, whether you are starting out on your own funding journey, want to learn more about it before jumping in, or are curious about the real funding challenges women entrepreneurs face and the investment opportunity they represent, this podcast is for you! Yes you can, yes you will get funded!

    How To Get 1:1 Meetings with VCS and Make your Virtual Event More Gender Diverse - Jan Ameri, CEO of Arctic15 - Matchmaking investors with startups

    How To Get 1:1 Meetings with VCS and Make your Virtual Event More Gender Diverse - Jan Ameri, CEO of Arctic15 - Matchmaking investors with startups

    How do you get 1:1 Meetings with Investors and also make your online event more gender diverse?

    In this episode, you'll hear from Jan Ameri, CEO of Arctic15, the key matchmaking event between investors and startups in the Nordics and beyond. Learn how to build relationships with investors, who to embed gender diversity across your virtual event and get lots of practical tips from a passionate catalyst in the startup ecosystem. Get the show notes here:

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ask an Angel - Fundraising Advice for Female Founders with Angela Lee - Founder of 37 Angels

    Ask an Angel - Fundraising Advice for Female Founders with Angela Lee - Founder of 37 Angels

    In this episode, you'll hear from Angela Lee, Professor of Practice and the Chief Innovation Officer at Columbia Business School, where she teaches venture capital and leadership courses. Angela started 4 startups and is the founder of 37 Angels, an investing network that has evaluated over 15000 startups, invested in 60+, and activates new investors through a startup investment bootcamp. This episode is packed with incredible advice, answers to live questions and more! She shown notes here! Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Building the 3rd Reconstruction and restructuring Capital, with Julianne Zimmerman and Ed Dugger III, Reinventure Capital

    Building the 3rd Reconstruction and restructuring Capital, with Julianne Zimmerman and Ed Dugger III, Reinventure Capital

    Black lives have always mattered and Ed Dugger III has been investing in black founders with great success and returns since the 1980s. Now he has created a new fund with Julianne Zimmerman, called Reinventure Capital - to build on this impact and fund even more Black and diverse founders. In this episode, you'll learn about the 3rd Reconstruction building economic opportunity and equity for all, and how Reinventure capital are re-structuring venture capital to make this happen. See shownotes for resources

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Meet the VC - Bedy Yang, Managing Partner Global, 500 Startups

    Meet the VC - Bedy Yang, Managing Partner Global, 500 Startups

    Bedy Yang, Managing Partner at 500 Startups, is a very seasoned international VC, who focuses on building out 500 startups accelerators and programs across the globe. In this episode, she shares how 500 Startups support women entrepreneurs and future VCs, what needs to change in the funding environment to increase diversity and answers live questions from our curious audience with flair. Listen up, to get resources for founders as well as her take on how Covid-19 is impacting funding.full shownotes: 

    • 1 hr 11 min
    How To Fundraise During Covid-19, with Laura Connell, Principal at Balderton

    How To Fundraise During Covid-19, with Laura Connell, Principal at Balderton

    Welcome to our very first LIVE PODCAST, where you get to ask your questions LIVE to our podcast guest and enjoy listening back later! As part of our series of resources to help founders on the fundraise during the Covid-19 crisis, we are delighted to be joined by Laura Connell, Principal at Europe's Leading Tech VC - Balderton Capital. She shares her take on the impact the pandemic is having on fundraising now, and what founders can do to keep going. See show notes at https://bit.ly/Ep13InvestHerPodcast

    • 1 hr 1 min
    How to Network Effectively With Investors Before and During a Fundraise - With J. Kelly Hoey

    How to Network Effectively With Investors Before and During a Fundraise - With J. Kelly Hoey

    How should you network with potential investors? What are the key don'ts you absolutely must avoid, if you want to successfully build your dream network to help your business and raise money?
    Look no further! In this episode, you'll hear all the great truths from J. Kelly Hoey. Author of "Build Your Dream Network", Speaker, Networking expert and LP. We'll get you from hating 'schmoozing' to building relationships with investors. Show Notes > https://bit.ly/Ep12InvestHerPodcast

    • 58 min

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