By: Mardiya Shardow

The most incredible story of how polyglot Elodie Dupuy broke into VC and later co-founded Full In Partners, a successful software-focused growth equity fund based in New York City. Plus tips for budding entrepreneurs and current venture capitalists on success.

Elodie Dupuy started off her career as…


Andrée-Lise Méthot of Cycle Capital Management on Trust, Crises, and Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice

By: Janine Marderian

As the international community works to slow the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic effects are compounding around the world and in every sector. Venture capital is no exception, with both the…


By: Sarah Chen

Are we just reading off talking points to pacify the marketplace, placing a band-aid over a deep wound that has been inflicted again and again over the last 400 years; or are we committed to working on real, systemic, institutionalized change? What does this mean for the…


By: Janine Marderian

Funding Inclusive Innovation: The Role of Venture Capital (L-R: Shelly Porges, BTB Co-Founder; Euler Bropleh, Founder & Managing Director, VestedWorld; Dale Pfeifer, CEO, Goodworld; Marla Blow, SVP, Center for Inclusive Growth, Mastercard; Dr.Judith Rodin, Chair, Portfolia and Former President, Rockefeller Foundation; Sarah Chen, BTB Co-Founder)

In partnership with Mastercard, Beyond the Billion™ (BTB), a global consortium of venture funds that have pledged more than $1 billion to be invested into women-founded companies, hosted a conversation with a panel of expert changemakers who are creatively and strategically building a more inclusive and equitable…


By: Janine Marderian

“Investing in women and people of color isn’t a nice-to-have; it is essential for sustainable innovation”- Ann Cairns

In partnership with Mastercard, Beyond the Billion (BTB), a global consortium of venture funds that have pledged beyond $1bn to be invested into women-founded companies, convened a group of…


Kay-Mok Ku of Gobi Partners on Diversification, Adversity, and Why Women are Resilient in Times of Crisis — A View from Asia

By: Janine Marderian

As the international community works to slow the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic effects are compounding around the world and in every sector. Venture capital is…


By: Sarah Chen

The sentiment on the ground is increasingly grim to say the least, with further extensions of stay-at-home orders across the globe, even amidst protests by locals. COVID-19 has reshaped our view of normalcy and in many ways impacted the way we think about our lives and our…


How the business of making money and making impact converge at Grand Challenges Canada

By: Karina Chan

Annie Theriault, Chief Investment Officer at Grand Challenges Canada

How Annie Theriault got to Grand Challenges Canada(GCC) is not how most people find themselves working at a nonprofit organization funding critical health and development challenges in the developing world. …


By: Karina Chan

Venture Capital funding has gotten much flack for investing its dollars by pattern matching, thus resulting in a predominantly white, male, tech pool of entrepreneurs with access to capital. Female founders only got 2.2% of the VC dollar pie in all of 2018.

But what about the…


By: Karina Chan

Martina Welkhoff, Founding Partner at Women in XR (WXR)

The Billion Dollar Fund’s featured female funder of the month is an entrepreneur with an exit under her belt, an advocate for diversity and inclusion, and most importantly a co-founder of a fund primed to bring the future of technology into fruition. Martina Welkhoff(@welkhoff) is a Founding…

Beyond The Billion™

Fr the Founders of The Billion Dollar Fund for Women: fueling women-led innovation via a consortium of VCs with >$1bn pledged, driving returns through diversity

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