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The WAMVentures team found these links to headlines from around the Web. These stories give perspective about the innovation ecosystem with a lens toward investing in women & diverse founders and the leaders who support them.

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Critical Mass In Venture? A Movement, Finally posted on Forbes, 11/27/18

Apple launches new bootcamp at Apple Park HQ targeting female app developers posted on Silicon Valley Business Journal, 11/27/18

Microsoft names finalists in its $4M Female Founders Competition posted on CNET, 11/15/18

Women’s share of venture capital remains flat posted on BizWomen - Business Journals, 11/6/18

10 ways women entrepreneurs can outwit “mansplaining” investors posted on FastCompany, 11/5/18

How #MeToo Has Forced Venture Capital to Become More Inclusive posted on Inc., October 2018

Amplifyher Ventures launches to fund startups led by women posted on TechCrunch, 10/18/18

The Venture Capitalist With A Team As Diverse As Her Investment Portfolio posted on Forbes, 10/12/18

Exclusive: The VC behind Warby Parker, Glossier, and Jet.com has raised a new $360 million fund posted on FastCompany, 10/8/18

OPIC, IDB Invest Seek Managers for New Gender-Focused Fund in Latin America posted on Private Equity News, 10/4/18

How 3 Women Are Changing The Face Of Entrepreneurship posted on Forbes, 10/2/18

The Economic Imperative Of Investing In Diverse Entrepreneurs posted on Forbes, 10/1/18

Michelle Ebanks, CEO Of Essence Communications, Talks To Forbes About Investing In Women Of Color posted on Essence, 9/27/18

Three Advantages To Investing In Women of Color posted on Forbes, 9/26/18

This Serial Entrepreneur Shares the Surprising Confidence Strategy That Helped Her Build a Billion-Dollar Business posted on Entrepreneur, 9/24/18

Melinda Gates: Why I’m betting in diversity posted on FastCompany, 9/13/18

Post-mortem: SAP.iO NY Foundry Cohort of Women-Led Enterprise Tech Startups posted on Medium, 9/10/18

Nathalie Molina Niño Forges A New Future For Women Entrepreneurs posted on Forbes, 8/29/18

A VC With $50 Million to Spend Talks About Blockchain posted on The Bridge, 8/28/18

How Policymakers, Business Leaders, And Investors Can Better Support Female Entrepreneurs posted on Forbes, 8/28/18

6 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Leapfrog Past $1 Million In Revenue posted on Forbes, 8/22/18

Advancing Female Leadership In Tech - - Let's Start With Who Funds Who posted on Forbes, 8/21/18

This angel network wants to mobilize 100,000 women investors posted on FastCompany, 8/15/18

Dating App Bumble Launches A Fund To Invest In Other Female-Founded Startups posted on Forbes, 8/15/18

Bumble announces a fund to invest in women-led businesses posted on TechCrunch, 8/15/18

the Helm: this fresh concept fund is investing in female innovators posted on Kurzweil Network, 8/13/18

Andreessen Horowitz wants to fund more black entrepreneurs posted on PitchBook, 8/13/18

Q&A: Aileen Lee on Cowboy Ventures' latest fund, getting women on her cap table and what keeps her motivated posted on PitchBook, 8/8/18

How to Secure VC Funding When You're the Only Woman in the Room posted on Entrepreneur, 7/31/18

Microsoft investment arm M12 introduces $4M competition to fund women-led startups posted on GeekWire, 7/26/18

What Happens When You Invest In Women of Color? Essence Ventures New Fund Says More Loyal Customers posted on Inc., 7/11/18

The UPS Foundation Awards Over $10M In Grants To Advance Diversity & Inclusion Around The World posted on Global News Wire, 7/9/18

Richelieu Dennis Officially Launches $100 Million New Voices Fund Supporting Women Of Color Entrepreneurs At ESSENCE Festival posted on Essence, 7/5/18

These 50 founders and VCs suggest 2018 may be a tipping point for women in tech: Part 2 posted on TechCrunch, 7/2/18

These 50 founders and VCs suggest 2018 may be a tipping point for women in tech: Part 1 posted on TechCrunch, 6/29/18

Why the Rise in Female Angel Investors Is Good News for Women-Led Startups posted on Entrepreneur, 6/21/18

Full video and transcript: Diversity in tech panel at Code 2018 posted on recode, 6/8/18

When It Comes to Revenue, Women Entrepreneurs Are Pummeling the Guys posted on Inc.com, 6/6/18

Silicon Valley's Portfolia Launches Nation's First FemTech Fund posted on PR NewsWire, 6/5/18

Diverse Startups Could Get Traction From Chip Giant Intel posted on MarketPlace, 5/30/18

Q1 2018 global diversity investment report: Investing trends in female founders posted on TechCrunch, 4/17/18

34 Top Women Investors Just Wrote a Multi-Billion-Dollar Love Letter to Founders posted on Inc.com, 4/10/18

Meet The Top Women Investors On Midas In 2018 posted on Forbes, 4/3/18

Just 2% of VC dollars went to female founders in 2017 posted on FastCompany, 2/1/18

Catalyst CEO: Champions for Change launched in 2017 by Catalyst.org

Venture Capital Firms Doubling Down on Investing in Female Founders posted on Inc., 10/9/17

How the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network Advances and Connects Founders posted on Vanity Fair, 5/17/17