Cleveland.com asked three women in tech about the challenges women sometimes face in their industry at JumpStart’s Startup Scaleup Tuesday.
What did they have to say?
Venture capital has been a boys club, and it’s been difficult for women entrepreneurs to break into those networks, Monique Woodard said. Women entrepreneurs pitch their ideas differently than men do, said Gerri Kahnweiler, founding partner of InvestHER, a venture capital firm with a focus on women. While men pitch with a lot of bravado, women tend to take a more measured approach. But the over-the-top pitch is what often appeals to male venture capitalists.
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