Forbes: How Women Angels Are Good For Innovation And The Economy

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The reality is that men all too often invest in entrepreneurs that look just like them. And why is that important? Because women see market opportunities that men pass by. To open up new markets, bring out new products and get strong companies off the ground, we need more women...

“There is huge interest by women in investing in entrepreneurial companies,” said Trish Costello, founder and CEO of Portfolia, a micro venture capital firm with funds in verticals, such as women’s health, active aging, consumer tech, inclusion and diversity, and food and AgTech. You can invest as little as $10,000 and get the opportunity to learn about and collaborate in the angel-investing process as well as invest in multiple companies. She is also CEO Emeritus of Kauffman Fellows Program at the Center for Venture Education.