Built by Angels: Road to Venture Capital

Cathy Bennett on Unleashing a New Wave of Wealth

May 01, 2020 National Angel Capital Organization Season 1 Episode 30
Built by Angels: Road to Venture Capital
Cathy Bennett on Unleashing a New Wave of Wealth
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Built by Angels: Road to Venture Capital
Cathy Bennett on Unleashing a New Wave of Wealth
May 01, 2020 Season 1 Episode 30
National Angel Capital Organization

This untapped segment of the population signifies incredible opportunity for investors and innovators. Increasing access to capital remains a persistent impediment to growing world-class companies. “This generation of women is going to inherit or have earned the most amount of wealth that women in Canada have ever had before,” says Cathy Bennett, entrepreneur and cofounder at Atlantic Women’s Venture Fund. “And we need to ensure that that’s deployed in the communities, not only in creating female founders, inventors, scientists and entrepreneurs, but also female investors, who are willing to participate and play in the ecosystem to help grow businesses and grow the economy.”

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This untapped segment of the population signifies incredible opportunity for investors and innovators. Increasing access to capital remains a persistent impediment to growing world-class companies. “This generation of women is going to inherit or have earned the most amount of wealth that women in Canada have ever had before,” says Cathy Bennett, entrepreneur and cofounder at Atlantic Women’s Venture Fund. “And we need to ensure that that’s deployed in the communities, not only in creating female founders, inventors, scientists and entrepreneurs, but also female investors, who are willing to participate and play in the ecosystem to help grow businesses and grow the economy.”