10 ways women entrepreneurs can outwit “mansplaining” investors

The chances of your startup getting funding from venture capitalists are already very low—and they're even lower if you're a woman. In the male-dominated world of venture capital, gender stereotyping and bias create additional obstacles for women. Not only do female founders land fewer deals, they also get smaller amounts compared with their male counterparts. As a female CEO and investor who helps businesses scale and raise funds, Alexandra Stanton shares here some of the advice she gives female founders to prepare them for the realities of pitching to male VCs and help them clinch the deal.

[Read the full article on fastcompany.com] 

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