I just have to say how fun it is. We laugh. We have a wonderful time. Entrepreneurs have told us time and again how different it is to sit at the table with us, even those we don’t fund. They tell us they feel more nurtured and supported.
Year after year, the Three Rivers Venture Fair (3RVF) is a must-attend for those who are interested in discovering what the future holds for some of the fastest-growing industries and exciting ground-floor investment opportunities.
I considered this opportunity a chance to start educating young people/future potential angel investors about the asset class we at Next Act Fund hold so dear- Angel Investing.
I sat at a round table with a congressman on behalf of Next Act Fund...I was able to talk about the importance of funds and the need to support women businesses.
"Seize the opportunity," says Next Act Fund member Georgiana Riley.
In honor of July 4th we thought we'd share 4 of our favorite spots for learning about successful women, the latest in investing and entrepreneurship in general and local resources - all to lead to women's independence as either entrepreneurs, investors or both!
We have both reasons to cheer and motivation to catch up as we drill down on the Halo Report's Mid-Atlantic and gender trends for insights most relevant to Next Act Fund.
Next Act Fund combines my desire, as a woman business owner, to grow my personal wealth while I help bring capital and expertise to young women entrepreneurs in the region. Next Act Fund provides a path for women to be a meaningful part of the “next act” in our business community.
Dynamo Catherine Mott, early champion of Next Act Fund and member of our advisory board, is getting well-deserved recognition in Pittsburgh and beyond.
People agree that many women still don't think about becoming angels even though they have the resources. I think that's true in the Pittsburgh market, and it's a missed opportunity that Next Act Fund is trying to address.