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When good investment decisions end up backing more women CEOs: Conversation with Cameron Lester at Azure Capital.

September 5th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis Azure Capital, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm with over $650 million under management, has been remarkably successful since its inception a little over ten years go. One of its no less exceptional achievements is the number of women CEOs they back in the 23 companies in their active portfolio: five, […]

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Chris Shipley: DEMO Executive Producer, co-founder of The GuideWire Group

August 1st, 2009 · 61 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

A few days ago, I had lunch with Chris Shipley. I remember being impressed by her when Stewart Alsop introduced her to me when she became the Executive Producer of DEMO. Very few women were likely to hold such a highly visible position in the high-tech industry in 1996 (and there may not be too […]

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