Women Innovators Initiative (WI2): Running a Startup
April 2, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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According to the Silicon Valley Bank report , 28% of U.S. startups have a female founder and only 14% have a female CEO. While venture capital is their most likely next source of funding regardless of the gender makeup of the founding team, the startups with a female founder are slightly less likely to rely on them for funding. Companies founded solely by women garnered 2.1% of the total capital invested in venture-backed startups in the US .
For the third Women Innovators Initiative (WI2) webinar, we speak with two women founders and CEOs from Cornell University to find out about their experience as female founders/CEOs and to hear about the lessons learned during the formation and the growth of their venture.
- Rachel Dorin, Ph.D.’13 Materials Science and Engineering, President and CEO, and Co-Founder, Terapore – Dorin’s LinkedIn profile
- Siyu Huang, Ph.D.’12 Chemistry MBA’14, Co-Founder and CEO, Lionano – Huang’s LinkedIn profile
- Alice Li, Ph.D., Executive Director, Center for Technology Licensing, Cornell University
Women Innovators Initiative (WI2): Running a Startup: Perspective of Two Women Founders and CEOs from Cornell
April 2 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (EST)
For more information on the Women Innovators Initiative visit Cornell Technology Licensing
 2020 Women in US Technology Leadership. Silicon Valley Bank. (2021).
 The US VC Female Founders Dashboard. PitchBook (updated in 2021).
- April 2, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Careers Beyond Academia
- Event Tags:
- entrepreneurship, Explore your career options
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