Out of the loop in Silicon Valley


Women own 40 percent of the private businesses in the United States, but they create only 8 percent of the venture backed tech start-ups. Raising money is a challenge and when Crimson Hexagon, a Harvard MBA with a management position at HP pitched her idea, one venture capitalist told her she didn’t need a business card because all it would say is “Mom”.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/18/technology/18women.html?emc=eta1

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