Earlier this year, as the annual Angel Venture Fair was wrapping up, MilkCrate CEO Morgan Berman dropped some truth to Philly.com reporter Diane Mastrull:
“It is a little bit awkward for me to just go up to all these middle-aged men in sports jackets in the Union League.”
A diversity-challenged angel and venture capital scene isn’t just a Philly issue. The problem also goes beyond just gender. And as our sister site Generocity has reported, the lack of diversity is also found in the impact investment scene.
That’s why when a reader and community member — who wished not to be credited — sent us a list of 30+ women investors, we knew we had to publish it. Here’s the list, with additional contributions from Archna Sahay, Red and Blue Ventures’ Brett Topche, SRI Capital’s Doc Parghi and Safeguard’s Heather Hunter.
Read the full list here.