Numbers enable us to count and compare. They are a quick way of communicating something. They sometimes form evidence on which to base our decisions. Numbers make us feel good. From my numbers of 2012, did I have a good year or a bad year? Do I keep going or do I do [...]
Things began in December 2011 as an unnamed social venture with an idea to move more investment capital towards social purpose businesses. Over the course of 2012, Pique Ventures evolved with the vision of creating a community of investors committed to an integrated way of investing.
Pique Ventures develops intriguing [...]
Throughout my career, I enjoyed my work and working with the people around me. If I stopped enjoying my work or if the social environment around me changed, I forged a different path. I sought out interesting opportunities and exciting communities of people. I gave myself promotions and new skills development by changing roles and [...]
Interested investing in entrepreneurial women and women-led businesses or learning about supporting women entrepreneurs? Here are some top organizations that you should get familiar with:
Forum for Women Entrepreneurs …”is a community of bold female entrepreneurs and dynamic supporters who connect through events, education, and mentorship to build wildly successful businesses.” [...]
We’re featured on socialfinance.ca today! Brenda Reid-Kuecks, President of Ecotrust Canada, wrote the article for the online social finance community and information hub. Here are some highlights:
A new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development looks at how new businesses and start-ups have been raising money since the global financial crisis in 2009…
I graduated with a Mathematics degree and worked in industries that were traditionally dominated by men: financial services and investment. I founded Pique Ventures to help change the ratio, by encouraging and supporting women investing in entrepreneurial women. Help build the community of women investors, so that together, we can create a culture of companies [...]
Women do have confidence issues, but so do men, although men tend to disclose them less and embrace risk more. Because of this, women pitch less to venture capitalists, and a smaller proportion of women “angels” back up social ventures.
Servane Mouazan, President of Ogunte, a social innovations development company based in London, UK shares [...]
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