How Moms Can Get Millions of $ In Startup Funds

The statistics about women and venture-capital funding for their startups are dim: a mere 5 percent of VC funds go to organizations where a female sits on the executive board (much less in the CEO seat). But women and mothers have proven to be exceptional in their ability to build profitable businesses — and investors take note. In this episode we hear about overcoming these challenges from moms Bob Bland, founder and CEO of Manufacture New York, a fashion incubator that has received $3.5 million in startup funds, and Carolyn Lanzetta, co-founder of PlumPrints, which received $1 million in seed funding.

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