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CR209: Studying STEM to Starting a Company: Get Your Idea Funded

10/05/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hyatt Regency Ballroom O

Objective: Guidance
Audience Level: Student/Early Career
Session Type: Panel

More and more women are studying STEM in college and graduate school, but few female computer scientists and engineers go on to create successful companies. Overall, women founders still raise just 4% of overall venture funding in the US. Discuss. Hear strategies, tips, and lessons learned from investors and entrepreneurs on how women technologists can succeed in getting their startups funded.

Speaker(s)

Nadia Boujarwah, CEO, Founder, Dia&Co
Anarghya Vardhana, Senior Associate, Maveron
Joanne Yuan, Investment Partner, Cowboy Ventures
Lauren Loktev, Partner, Collaborative Fund
Nicole Quinn, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners