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Women in Venture Capital: Challenges and Opportunities

The VC world has always been a tough one, but whether you're a venture capitalist yourself or are looking for funding, the space poses even more challenges if you happen to be female.

Whilst there has been a lot of coverage on the obstacles that women face in the VC world, we'd like to not only tackle these in an open conversation, but also focus on the many opportunities that abound, and empower more women to enter the industry.

Join this panel of VC's from Milan, London, LA and San Francisco, where they will discuss:
-How they got started in the industry
-The main challenges for women in the VC world and how they're working to overcome them
-Tips for start-up founders
-I want to be an investor -- where can I begin?

Moderator: Anne Ravanona, CEO & Founder (GlobalInvestHer)
Panelists:
Kiana Sharifi, Head of Talent at Balderton Capital
Diana Saraceni, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Panakes Partners SGR
Rachel Muzyczka, Associate at Talis Capital
Chang Xu, Investor at Upfront Ventures
Recorded Feb 13 2018 64 mins
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Anne Ravanona, Kiana Sharifi (Balderton), Diana Saraceni (Panakes), Rachel Muzyczka (Talis), Chang Xu (Upfront)
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