“In our experience, for every unsavory male VC, there is at least one wonderful, powerful woman (or man) supporting women in tech. Some are visible, hailing from obvious quarters. Our lead investor is a former Goldman Sachs trader, the youngest women and first female trader to make partner. She’s a well-known and outspoken investor in women entrepreneurs. By contrast, our other critical early investor is a British venture capitalist educated at Eton and Cambridge. Though he looks and sounds like the epitome of the establishment, and he resists using terms like “women’s empowerment” or “gender equity,” he privately gets excited about funding the first company with an all woman board on the Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index. Collectively, investors like these represent a powerful and growing movement. Motivated to varying degrees by principles and good sense—investing in underrated women is a business opportunity—these angels are an incredible asset for female founders: they are incentivized to support both a return on their money and a return on their principles and, in our experience, they accordingly go far beyond the call of duty in terms of helping the company.” Read the full article here.