Why female entrepreneurs get less funding than men
When entrepreneur Kim Taylor began pitching her online education startup to investors, just like the fictional character Alice, she felt like she'd fallen down a rabbit hole where the normal rules of logic no longer applied. She didn’t just have to prove her idea was solid. She also endured questions about whether the online education market itself was even real.
“And you know, this is a market that has several multibillion-dollar companies in it," she said.
Of course, said Taylor, investors need to do due diligence, but there was plenty of solid data to make that clear. "That became very bizarre to me that you could present people with, you know, kind of nationally accepted data or information and they just wouldn't acknowledge it as being true." Read more here...