38 min

Anu Duggal & Sutian Dong: Disrupting Venture Capital The Femails

    • Careers

Meet Anu Duggal and Sutian Dong, the power duo behind Female Founders Fund and women disrupting venture capitalism. You’ve probably read the headlines about how much funding women-founded companies receive from investors and those low, low numbers are no lie. That’s where Anu and Sutian come in. They are reshaping traditional venture capital by creating their own early-stage fund that invests in the power of female talent. Their portfolio includes Shine, Zola, Billie, Rent The Runway, Maven, and more well-known brands, however, while that sounds glamorous now, Female Founders Fund started because of a  personal drive to build something that would fill a gap in the industry just like many other female entrepreneurs.

On this episode, you'll  learn:
All about venture capital 101
What female entrepreneurs should know about pitching VCs
Why astrology was top of mind throughout our conversation
How Anu and Sutian define success in their own lives
 
Show Notes:
28-Day Career Kickstart
Career Contessa Instagram
Female Founders Fund

Meet Anu Duggal and Sutian Dong, the power duo behind Female Founders Fund and women disrupting venture capitalism. You’ve probably read the headlines about how much funding women-founded companies receive from investors and those low, low numbers are no lie. That’s where Anu and Sutian come in. They are reshaping traditional venture capital by creating their own early-stage fund that invests in the power of female talent. Their portfolio includes Shine, Zola, Billie, Rent The Runway, Maven, and more well-known brands, however, while that sounds glamorous now, Female Founders Fund started because of a  personal drive to build something that would fill a gap in the industry just like many other female entrepreneurs.

On this episode, you'll  learn:
All about venture capital 101
What female entrepreneurs should know about pitching VCs
Why astrology was top of mind throughout our conversation
How Anu and Sutian define success in their own lives
 
Show Notes:
28-Day Career Kickstart
Career Contessa Instagram
Female Founders Fund

38 min

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