"All I ever wanted was to be heard"
Even now as we approach the end of 2021 only 2% of venture capital investment goes to female founders.
My guest Lynsie Campbell, Pittsburgh tech czar, single mum, entrepreneur founder of 2 tech startups, and author of a new book, This Better Work - charts her journey through the hyper-masculine world of tech startups.
Lynsie's career started in entertainment, working on the Rosie O'Donnell show and in music publishing. Even working with the likes of David Bowie and
But it is her startup journey that has left the most significant imprint on her life.
In this episode, Lynsie talks about the stress and pressure which contributed to her divorce and breakdown.
How she had to struggle to be accepted and acknowledged as a startup founder by the male-run VC investment community
And how she is working to redress the imbalance by supporting female founders and publishing her new book.
How Lynsie's experiences have led her to a mantra of "happiness over heartache"
Lynsie's story highlights the challenges female entrepreneurs face to be seen and heard in the tech business community and the work that is still needed to redress this balance.
You can find Lynsie Campbell here
Lynsie's book, This better work
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