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Company Culture

Values Help This VC Choose Investments That (Don’t Just) Empower Women

When most people think about investing focused on women, they think of putting more women in the boardroom — or making female founders into billionaires — or, as Nathalie Molina Niño told me, the stubborn perception that the category is “fluffy” and only about fashion or period panties. After 15 years of working in technology,...
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Company Culture

Why This Political Empowerment Startup Put Values First

When is the right time to set company values? “Yesterday,” many founders will say. Creating company values is certainly a time-intensive exercise that many early-stage companies don’t feel they have the time or resources for. Without formalized values, the personal values of the founder or leadership will trickle down to determine hiring and other strategic...
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